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July 28, 1978

EAOC 048 - A Salt Lake County municipal attorney may not represent criminal defendants in other jurisdictions. [Modified or overruled by Opinion No. 126.]

Approved: July 28, 1978

Summary: A Salt Lake County municipal attorney may not represent criminal defendants in other jurisdictions.

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EAOC 047 - What type of limited legal services may an attorney provide to inmates?


Approved: July 28, 1978

Summary: An attorney must proceed with utmost care in providing limited legal services to inmates. The attorney must fully inform the inmate of the exact nature of the representation and must warn the State of Utah and its officials that they have no influence over the nature of the advice.

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EAOC 046 An attorney candidate for political office may not use the endorsement of a judge, but may use the endorsement of a client

Approved: July 28, 1978

Summary: An attorney candidate for political office may not use endorsement statements of a judge. But an attorney may use an endorsement of a former client if it is used for the sole purpose of garnering votes and if the endorsements are done in a dignified manner.

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EAOC 045 - A practicing attorney with an interest in a collection company

Approved: July 28, 1978

Summary: An attorney may own stock in or have an interest in a collection company but if he has an interest he may not represent the company in law suits to collect on assigned accounts.

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