LEO: Bar Council Member - Conflict  LE Op. 261


Bar Council Member - Conflict.


June 5, 1975


It is not improper for an attorney, having previously undertaken the

defense of a lawyer against whom a Bar district committee has filed a bill

of complaint, to continue such representation after said attorney has been

elected to the State Bar Council so long as the attorney has requested

permission of the court to withdraw as counsel for the defendant lawyer

and the court refuses to permit the attorney to withdraw. [Interprets DR:



Committee Opinion June 5, 1975