LEO: Conflict of Interest - Dual LE Op. 819

 

Conflict of Interest - Dual Representation.

 

October 9, 1986

 

Providing disclosure is made to both parties and both parties consent, it

is not improper for an attorney to commence an action under 8.01-195.4

of the Code of Virginia on behalf of a client injured in an automobile

accident by a truck belonging to the Virginia Department of Highways and

Transportation even though the attorney represents the Virginia Department

of Highways and Transportation in condemnation cases. The committee is of

the opinion that the two matters are not substantially related. [ DR:5-

105(D)]

 

Committee Opinion October 9, 1986