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Va. Supreme Court pulls back guidance on no-contact rule (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia has vacated its adoption of a 19-page guidance document on the ethical rule barring attorneys’ contacts with certain represented persons. The justices adopted Legal Ethics Opinion 1890 on Jan. 7 but vacated and set aside the order on April 7. It was not clear what prompted the change; the court said ...