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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27-Litigation Tactics (Including Misrepresentations, Tape Recordings)

A lawyer may accept a representation for the sole purpose of writing a creditor demand letter, but may not threaten litigation when the lawyer knows that the client has hired the lawyer solely to write a demand letter.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn