LEO: Representing Client's Witness in Separate  LE Op. 222


Representing Client's Witness in Separate Case Adverse to

Client - Conflicts in Interests.


January 8, 1973


It is improper for an attorney to represent his client's girlfriend in a

personal injury action by the girlfriend against the client, when

girlfriend is the chief witness in behalf of the client in a separate suit

against a restaurant for having served the client an adulterated drink.

[See II: DR:5-105.]


Committee Opinion January 8, 1973