LEO: Conflict of Interest - Former Client  LE Op. 857


Conflict of Interest - Former Client.


October 31, 1986


An attorney served as guardian ad litem for an individual who was

subsequently declared incompetent. Subsequently, the incompetent's son was

accused of murdering his sister and requested the former guardian ad litem

to represent him. It is not improper for the attorney to accept the

representation. [ DR:5-101 and DR:5-105]


Committee Opinion October 31, 1986