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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60-Lawyers Acting as Trustees

Because a lawyer acting in a fiduciary capacity is governed by the Code, a lawyer acting as trustee may not undertake activity the lawyer knows is unjustified.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn