LEO: Commonwealth's Attorney - Conflict of  LE Op. 789


Commonwealth's Attorney - Conflict of Interest.


April 22, 1986


A commonwealth's attorney should not prosecute cases when the defense

attorney also represents the commonwealth's attorney in unrelated

litigation, nor should a defense attorney defend cases when the prosecutor

is also the defense attorney's client in unrelated litigation. [ DR:5-

101(A), DR:5-105(A), (B) and (C); EC:9-2]


Committee Opinion April 22, 1986




See also LE Op. 1383.