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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55-Firm Names and Letterhead

As long as it is not intended to mislead the public, a law firm may retain its name even though two of the named partners marry and one wants to stop using her maiden name.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn