LEO: Conflict of Interest - Attorney's  LE Op. 787


Conflict of Interest - Attorney's Testimony.


April 14, 1986


It would be improper for defense counsel to testify as to advice they

gave codefendants when such testimony would tend to preserve their

clients' criminal conviction. It would be proper for said lawyers to

testify only if their motion to quash witness subpoenas is denied and an

order directing testimony is entered. [ DR:4-101(A) and (B), and DR:4-



Committee Opinion April 14, 1986