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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40-Trust Accounts

44-Conflicts - Miscellaneous

Under A lawyer representing a mentally ill patient who receives an airline ticket due to shortly expire should redeem the ticket, place the money in a trust account and advise the court. [Rule 1.14 provides guidance to lawyers representing clients a disability.]

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn