LEO: Conflict of Interest - Part-Time  LE Op. 675


Conflict of Interest - Part-Time Commonwealth's Attorneys -

Assistant Commonwealth's Attorneys - Private Practice.


March 22, 1985


If adverse counsel has expressed an intention to use information against

an opposing party in a civil case when the information was gained as a

result of the attorney's capacity as an assistant commonwealth's attorney,

it is improper for the assistant commonwealth's attorney to represent that

party in the civil proceeding adverse to the interests of the opposing

party. [ DR:8-101 and DR:9-101 of the Virginia Code of Professional

Responsibility, and LE Op. 600]


Committee Opinion March 22, 1985




See also LE Op. 685, and LE Op. 702.