Month: February 1996

Opinion 681

NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION Referral Committee on Professional Ethics Opinion #681- 02/09/1996 (28-95) Topic: Withdrawal of Assigned Counsel; Confidences and Secrets of Client Digest: Lawyer assigned by court to represent client who misrepresented financial eligibility for assigned counsel may not disclose client confidences or secrets in support of motion to withdraw, but may disclose client secrets … Continued