LEO: Real Estate Title Litigation - Conflict  LE Op. 253


Real Estate Title Litigation - Conflict in Interests.


December 3, 1974


It is improper for an attorney employed by a title insurance company to

defend present owner and the trustees on a second deed of trust to name as

third party defendant the noteholder on the second deed of trust, which

noteholder is also the present owner's grantor. [See II: DR:5-105(A) & (



Committee Opinion December 3, 1974