LEO: Attorney - Representation of Law  LE Op. 958


Attorney - Representation of Law Partner.


August 21, 1987


It is not improper for an attorney to represent his partner in a private

contractual dispute between the attorney and third persons if neither the

issues of the suit nor the real property involved pertain to anything

connected with his law partnership or legal work handled by his firm. [

DR:5-101(B), DR:5-102(A); See also Bottaro v. Hatton Associates, 680 F.2d

895 (Cal. 2 1982)]


Committee Opinion August 21, 1987




For this opinion being reaffirmed, see LE Op. 1051. See also LE Op.