LEO: Attorney - Representation of Law LE Op. 958
Attorney - Representation of Law Partner.
August 21, 1987
It is not improper for an attorney to represent his partner in a private
contractual dispute between the attorney and third persons if neither the
issues of the suit nor the real property involved pertain to anything
connected with his law partnership or legal work handled by his firm. [
DR:5-101(B), DR:5-102(A); See also Bottaro v. Hatton Associates, 680 F.2d
895 (Cal. 2 1982)]
Committee Opinion August 21, 1987
For this opinion being reaffirmed, see LE Op. 1051. See also LE Op.