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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41-Non-Virginia Lawyers

55-Firm Names and Letterhead

A Virginia law firm and an out-of-state law firm may not use the same name and letterhead if they are not a partnership or share professional liability.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn