LEO: Conflict of Interest - Trial Judge  LE Op. 327


Conflict of Interest - Trial Judge Determines Removal.


June 14, 1979


Where an attorney has represented two clients who have directly

conflicting interests and the matter is docketed for trial, the presiding

judge should be informed of the situation and be called upon to decide

whether counsel should be removed. [See II: DR:2-108(A)(1) and (C) and



Committee Opinion June 14, 1979