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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12-Withdrawing Lawyers (Including Non-Compete Issues)

31-Protecting and Disclosing Confidences and Secrets

33-Office Sharing with Other Lawyers

A retired lawyer may retain an office in a prior law firm but must be careful not to obtain any confidences or secrets of the former firm's clients.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn