LEO: Conflict of Interest - Creditor of Estate LE Op. 811

 

Conflict of Interest - Creditor of Estate and Counsel

to Administrator.

 

June 25, 1986

 

It is not improper for an attorney to represent the administrator of an

estate even though the attorney's firm is a creditor of the estate, if the

attorney obtains the consent of the administrator client after full

disclosure. [ DR:5-101(A), 64.1-171 and 64.1-174 of the Virginia

Code]

 

Committee Opinion June 25, 1986