LEO: Legal Aid Attorney - Withdrawal from  LE Op. 203


Legal Aid Attorney - Withdrawal from Representation.


February 3, 1970


It is not improper for a legal aid attorney to withdraw from representing

a legal aid client at the direction of the legal aid society's directors

when the representation undertaken was ab initio beyond the jurisdictional

authority of the society. [See II: DR:2-108.]


Committee Opinion February 3, 1970