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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8-Bills and Fees

38-Fee Splitting

A lawyer representing a client in collection cases may reimburse the client for time spent by the client's employees in administrative and clerical matters, although it would be best for the client to periodically bill the lawyer for the services rather than have the client offset the services against attorneys' fees.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn