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

A lawyer having a relationship with a finance company may refer a client to the company, but only after full disclosure. The lawyer may not refer the debtor to the company if the lawyer represented the creditor.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn