LEO: Conflict of Interest - Attorneys in  LE Op. 619


Conflict of Interest - Attorneys in Familial Relationships.


November 13, 1984


It is improper for an attorney on the staff of a law office to represent

a client in a child support matter when the client's husband is

represented by a private attorney who is the spouse of said staff



It is not improper for another attorney on said staff to represent the

client in the above situation so long as disclosure is made of the

relationship between the other staff attorney and the adverse party's

private attorney and consent of the client is obtained. [ DR:5-101(A),

LE Op. 185, LE Op. 190, LE Op. 556]


Committee Opinion November 13, 1984




See also LE Op. 951.