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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44-Conflicts - Miscellaneous

Even after a client has disappeared, a lawyer must protect the client's interests until the lawyer is discharged or has withdrawn with court permission, including sending the client updates, promptly attending to all necessary matters and maintaining the client's confidences and secrets.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn