LEO: Conflict of Interest - Prosecuting Former  LE Op. 763


Conflict of Interest - Prosecuting Former Client.


January 29, 1986


It is not proper for a commonwealth's attorney to represent the

Commonwealth in prosecuting a suspect who was a client of the attorney

prior to his assuming the position of commonwealth's attorney and when the

suspect is represented by the commonwealth's attorney's former law firm. [

 DR:5-105(A), (B), (C) and (E); and EC:9-1, EC:9-2, EC:9-3 and EC:9-



Committee Opinion January 29, 1986




See also LE Op. 1046.