LEO: Conflict of Interest - City Council  LE Op. 683


Conflict of Interest - City Council.


June 17, 1985


Opinion 564 is modified to state that an attorney who holds public office

as a city councilman, member of a board of supervisors or member of the

General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Virginia may represent a client

before any tribunal of the Commonwealth on a charge of violating a city,

county or state ordinance or law; provided, however, that such attorney

must comply with the provisions of DR:5-101, DR:8-101, Canon 9 and the

Ethical Consideration 9-2 [ EC:9-2] of the Virginia Code of Professional



Committee Opinion June 17, 1985