LEO: Legal Services - Conflict of Interest  LE Op. 891


Legal Services - Conflict of Interest.


April 1, 1987


It is not improper for an attorney to continue representing a client,

when a secretary in the attorney's office will testify against the

attorney's client, providing the client consents after the attorney makes

full disclosure and gives the client the opportunity to consider

employment of other counsel. [ DR:4-101(A) and (B)(1), DR:5-101(A), DR:

5-106, DR:7-103(A)(2); LE Op. 793 and LE Op. 651]


Committee Opinion April 1, 1987