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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55-Firm Names and Letterhead

59-Disbarred and Suspended Lawyers

A law firm may not pay a disbarred lawyer for work the lawyer performed before disbarment. A law firm may include a non-lawyer's name on its stationery as long as the stationery explains the non-lawyer's status.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn