LEO: Commonwealth's Attorney - Permissible LE Op. 398


Commonwealth's Attorney - Permissible Private Practice.


January 20, 1981


It is not ethically improper for an attorney, who serves as

Commonwealth's Attorney of a county having a population of less than 15,

000 inhabitants, to also serve as counsel for the county's Public Service

Authority and the county's Industrial Development Authority. [See 15.1-

8.1, Va. Code (1950); Canon 4 and Canon 5 of the Virginia Code of

Professional Responsibility.]


Committee Opinion January 20, 1981