LEO: Conflict of Interest - Trustee  LE Op. 659


Conflict of Interest - Trustee Foreclosing Against Former Client.


February 1, 1985


It is improper for an attorney/trustee to represent a creditor or to

proceed as trustee under a deed of trust in the foreclosure proceeding

where the debtor is the attorney's former client, unless consent has been

given by the former client after full disclosure. [ DR:5-105(D), LE

Op. 528]


Committee Opinion February 1, 1985