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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30-Disclosing Confidences Under Court Order

A lawyer may produce privileged information to a grand jury if the lawyer challenges the subpoena and loses. If the lawyer believes that the materials are not privileged, the lawyer may reveal the information without challenging the subpoena.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn