LEO: Attorney-Client - Death Action  LE Op. 271


Attorney-Client - Death Action.


October 27, 1975


It is improper for an attorney to represent the estate in a death action

when initial discussions of the case were with the surviving spouse, who

will be named as a defendant in the suit. [See II: DR:4-101(A) & (B) and



Committee Opinion October 27, 1975