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.