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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2-Adversity to Former Clients

31-Protecting and Disclosing Confidences and Secrets

Even after withdrawing as counsel, a lawyer may not reveal information learned from the client that would exonerate another suspect and implicate the client.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn