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

47-Lawyer Referral Services

A non-profit lawyer referral service operated by a local bar association may require that participating lawyers pay the service a percentage of fees that they collect from individuals referred to the lawyer by the service, as long as the percentage is reasonable.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn