1978 ADVISORY ETHICS OPINIONS

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78-04 General representation of both purchaser and seller in a normal "arms-length" real estate transaction is a violation of the Code even though both parties consent.

78-03 A lawyer who has represented both husband and wife in a number of matters may not thereafter represent the wife against the husband in a divorce where issues in the divorce are substantially related to the former representation.

78-02 A firm is not disqualified from handling a case because a paralegal employed in the firm formerly was enrolled in a paralegal training clinic which provided representation to an opposing party in litigation handled by the firm even though the paralegal had some involvement in that representation as long as the paralegal has no present involvement in the case and conveys no confidential information to firm attorneys.

78-01 Not published. 
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