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May 27, 2015

Comments Sought on Proposed Legal Ethics Opinions 1882 and 1883

The Virginia State Bar’s Standing Committee on Legal Ethics is seeking public comment on proposed advisory Legal Ethics Opinion 1882, Concurrent conflict between criminal clients when one expresses the desire to testify against the other.

The Ethics Committee also is seeking public comment on proposed advisory Legal Ethics Opinion 1883, Ethical obligations of a lawyer for a “no-asset” Chapter 7 bankruptcy petitioner in handling fixed fees advanced by the client.

The deadline for comments on both proposals is July 2, 2015.

Updated: May 27, 2015