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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6-Lawyers Paid by Third Party

13-Marketing - Miscellaneous

A lawyer may participate in a for-profit prepaid legal services plan as long as the lawyer remains completely loyal to the client, maintains client confidences, avoids conflicts and assures that the plan does not violate the advertising or solicitation rules.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn