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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13-Marketing - Miscellaneous

38-Fee Splitting

42-Payments to Solicit Recommendations

76-Trust and Estate Lawyers

A lawyer may not discount fees for preparing a will contingent on the client's contributing money to a charity which advertises the lawyer's services.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn