LEO: Conflict of Interest - Commonwealth's  LE Op. 636


Conflict of Interest - Commonwealth's Attorney Prosecuting

Party Adverse to Spouse's Client.


December 19, 1984


It is improper for a commonwealth's attorney to prosecute a traffic

charge against an individual who is currently or prospectively the

defendant in a personal injury claim in which the plaintiff is represented

by the attorney/wife of the commonwealth's attorney. [ DR:5-101(A), LE

Op. 185, LE Op. 556]


Committee Opinion December 19, 1984