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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14-Ownership of Files and Attorney Lien Issues

60-Lawyers Acting as Trustees

The Bar declines to indicate whether a lawyer acting as trustee may assert an attorney's lien over property held in trust.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn