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

59-Disbarred and Suspended Lawyers

A lawyer may not divide a contingent fee with a lawyer whose license was revoked after the fee was received. [This LEO was overruled in LEO 1218.]

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn