LEO: Conflict of Interest - Former Client  LE Op. 864


Conflict of Interest - Former Client.


November 10, 1986


It is not improper for a law firm to represent a client in a claim

against a municipality while also representing the municipality in

unrelated matters, under circumstances in which the law firm had obtained

the muncipality's consent to maintain actions against it over a period of

years. [ DR:5-105(D)]


Committee Opinion November 10, 1986