Non-Virginia Lawyer Rendering Advice to Clients Residing in Virginia on Matters Not Concerning Virginia Law.

You posed the question as to whether it would be improper for you, as a non-Virginia lawyer, to render advice in Pennsylvania to clients residing in Virginia on matters not concerning Virginia law. It is the opinion of the Committee that it is not improper for you to render such services. In fact, this Committee would not have jurisdiction over any activity performed by you outside the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Committee Opinion
June 9, 1988
Updated: Aug 28, 2006