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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8-Bills and Fees

16-Lawyer's Personal Interests

A lawyer may accept a fee or commission for referring clients to a company which buys notes and other forms of commercial paper secured by real estate, as long as there is full disclosure and consent and the lawyer does not represent the client in connection with the company's purchase of the note.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn