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November 15, 1979

EAOC 072 - An attorney employed by an insurance company to represent both insurer and insured must fully disclose and get consent

Approved: November 16, 1979

Summary: An attorney employed by an insurance company to represent both insurer and insured in a matter must fully disclose to both of all relevant circumstances and potential conflicts of interest and after obtaining consent of both may proceed and negotiate with the company on behalf of the insured for compromise and settlements.

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EAOC 071 - An attorney may issue a notice of a dishonored check

Approved: November 16, 1979

Summary: An attorney may issue a notice of a dishonored check which includes statutorily required reference to criminal sanctions.

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EAOC 070 - Attorney referral programs

Approved: November l6, 1979

Summary: An attorney referral program for the Utah Education Association is permissible under certain circumstances.

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EAOC 069 - An attorney may represent the husband and guardians of the wife even though he formerly represented the husband in a divorce action

Approved: November 16, 1979

Summary: An attorney may represent the husband and guardians of the wife even though he formerly represented the husband in an incompleted divorce action if both parties consent after full disclosure and if the attorney withdraws from the divorce proceedings.

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EAOC 068 - An attorney may not be appointed a special counsel by the attorney general for purposes of enforcing state law when the attorney's law firm acts as legal counsel in private matters involving that law

Approved: November 16, 1979

Summary: A private attorney may not be appointed as special counsel by the attorney general for purposes of enforcing the Take-Over Disclosure Act when he or his law firm regularly acts as legal counsel for the offeree company involved in the take-over effort.

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