LEO: Conflict of Interest - Suit Against  LE Op. 637


Conflict of Interest - Suit Against Former Client.


December 19, 1984


It is not improper for an attorney who represented a minor, through his

mother, in a product liability claim, thereafter to represent the minor

against his mother for negligence arising from the same claim so long as

the mother has given her consent after receiving full and adequate

disclosure from the attorney. [ DR:4-101(C)(1), DR:5-105(D)]


Committee Opinion December 19, 1984