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April 12, 1974

EAOC 020 - A justice of the peace appearing in court matters


Approved: April 12, 1974

Summary: An attorney who is a justice of the peace may appear in city court, district court, juvenile court and federal court matters, absent any conflict of interest, but should not appear in criminal matters and must exercise great caution and circumspection to avoid even the appearance of impropriety.

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April 2, 1974

EAOC 019 - Complicated conflict of interest question.

Approved: April 12, 1974

Summary: Except for consent after full disclosure by both parties, an attorney may not represent a client in a law suit brought by another of the attorney's clients, even though the second client has not sought the attorney's advice in the instant matter. If the client bringing the action agrees to dismissal of the claim of the other client without a prior appearance by the attorney, the attorney can then represent the second client in a cross-complaint brought by the co-defendant.

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