These summaries were prepared by McGuireWoods LLP lawyer Thomas E. Spahn. They are based on the letter opinions issued by the Virginia State Bar. Any editorial comments reflect Mr. Spahn's current personal views, and not the opinions of the Virginia State Bar, McGuireWoods or its clients. 
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8-Bills and Fees

59-Disbarred and Suspended Lawyers

A discharged lawyer must provide a complete accounting to the former client for all advanced fees (overruling LEO 431 to the extent it is inconsistent).

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn