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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42-Payments to Solicit Recommendations

84-Direct Mail Marketing

A lawyer may pay an auto body shop or tow truck operator for a list of their clients so the lawyer may send solicitation letters to them, because the body shop and tow truck operator would not be recommending the lawyer in return for payment.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn