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

A lawyer must provide clients with the basis or rate of a fee, and should let a court decide whether fulfilling such a duty to a former client outweighs any prejudice the lawyer claims would occur in a companion case.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn