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

38-Fee Splitting

A lawyer may refer client to a collection agency as long as the lawyer preserves confidences and secrets and avoids the fee-splitting prohibitions.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn