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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16-Lawyer's Personal Interests

40-Trust Accounts

A lawyer may not ethically establish a trust account at a particular bank under an arrangement in which the lawyer receives payment for placing the account there.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn