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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6-Lawyers Paid by Third Party

A lawyer employed by a student legal services organization may not let the organization decide what level of legal services the lawyer's clients will receive, but rather must make that decision himself or herself. Any guidelines about limitations on such legal services must be explained to potential clients before the representation begins.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn