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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31-Protecting and Disclosing Confidences and Secrets

58-Real Estate Lawyers

A lawyer may not foreclose on a deed of trust and sue for the deficiency in the transaction in which the lawyer was involved if doing so would reveal confidences or secrets of the client.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn