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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38-Fee Splitting

42-Payments to Solicit Recommendations

A lawyer may not share fees with a non-lawyer intermediary who recommends the lawyer's employment.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn