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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27-Litigation Tactics (Including Misrepresentations, Tape Recordings)

A lawyer's repeated miscertification on a certificate of service violates the ethics rules even if negligent. A single instance of an intentional miscertification also violates the ethics rules.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn