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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27-Litigation Tactics (Including Misrepresentations, Tape Recordings)

31-Protecting and Disclosing Confidences and Secrets

56-Duty to Advise the Court

A lawyer has no duty to advise the court that its opinion may be based on a factual error as long as neither the lawyer nor the client misrepresented any facts and the court did not recite any erroneous facts in its opinion.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn