LEO: Conflict of Interest/Domestic LE Op. 452
Conflict of Interest/Domestic Relations.
April 12, 1982
It is improper for an attorney to represent a husband in a divorce when
the attorney had previously and gratuitously discussed in detail with the
wife her marital situation at a social gathering and when such
conversation was initiated by the attorney prior to employment by the
husband. [See II: DR:4-101(B), DR:5-105(D); § 6:I.]
Committee Opinion April 12, 1982
See also LE Op. 1015, and LE Op. 1039.