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Committee on Professional Ethics – Conflict of Interest: Ethics Opinion 1069

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics Conflict of Interest Simultaneous Representation Ethics Opinion 1069 Background: The inquiring attorney represents an immigrant child in an administrative removal proceeding. The attorney asks if he may also act as the lawyer for a proposed ...

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NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Conflict of Interest: Ethics Opinion 1064

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics Conflict of Interest Former Family Court Judge Ethics Opinion 1064 Background: The inquiring attorney is a retired Family Court judge and acting Supreme Court justice who is now in private practice. A client has asked ...

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NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Conflict of Interest: Ethics Opinion 1065

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics Conflict of Interest Part-time Town Prosecutor Ethics Opinion 1065 Background: The inquiring attorney is in private practice but is also a part-time deputy town attorney. His duties include prosecuting violations of the town code and ...

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Committee on Professional Ethics – Ethics Opinion 1055

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics Conflict of Interest City Attorney – Real Estate Transaction Ethics Opinion 1055 Background: The inquiring attorney is an assistant corporation counsel for a city. His duties include appearing on the city’s tax foreclosure matters. When ...

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Committee on Professional Ethics – Ethics Opinion 1048

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Conflict of Interest Waiver of Appeal – Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Ethics Opinion 1048 Background: The inquiring criminal defense attorney states that the district attorney’s office conditions certain plea bargains on the defendant’s execution ...

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Committee on Professional Ethics – Opinion 1046

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics Conflict of Interest Representing Incapacitated Client Opinion 1046 Background: The inquiring law firm receives court appointments under the Mental Hygiene Law to serve as court evaluator or guardian to an alleged incapacitated person. These appointments ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Conflict of Interest

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Conflict of Interest – Defendant and Victim are Attorneys   Opinion 14-120   Background: The inquiring village justice asks if he may preside in a criminal matter where the alleged victim is a ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Conflict of Interest

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Conflict of Interest – Defendant and Victim are Attorneys   Opinion 14-120   Background: The inquiring village justice asks if he may preside in a criminal matter where the alleged victim is a ...

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NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Conflict of Interest

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Conflict of Interest – Judicial Colleague’s Spouse   Opinion 14-81   Background: The inquiring full-time judge asks whether he may preside in a particular case, where one of the litigants is the spouse ...

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NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Conflict of Interest

NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics – Conflict of Interest –  Court Appointed Attorney – Guardianship Proceedings   Ethics Opinion 1046   Background: The inquiring law firm receives court appointments under the Mental Hygiene Law to serve as court evaluator or ...

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