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Lawyers' Manual on Professional conduct: Virginia Ethics (1986 - ) Opinions on Bloomberg Law
Legal Ethics Opinion Online (1980 - ) (Va. St. Bar Ass'n)
Virginia State Bar Professional Guidelines (Va. St. Bar Ass'n)
Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Opinion 21 Diversity & Elimination of Bias (Effective 10/11/2021)
Kathryn R. Montgomery, Top Ten Legal Ethics Opinions Every Lawyer Should Know: The Allen Law Firm CLE Series, Oct. 10, 2019.
Joyce Manna Janto, Avoiding Ethics Complains: Finding the Rules and LEOs, Va. Law., Dec. 2018, at 56.
Eric L. Olsen, "The Right Thing - Every Time": Ethical Guidelines for Virginia's Prosecutors (Va. Ass'n Commonwealth's Att'ys, 2017).
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The Thomas Woodward Houghton 50 State Ethics Guide (Texas L. Sch. Libr.)
Contains links to free sources of rules of conducts and ethics opinions for each state.
National Reporter on Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility on Lexis
Coverage 1990- 2009, but varies by state. No longer updated.
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