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.