Month: November 2001

Opinion 748

New York State Bar Association Conflict of interest, former prosecutors Committee on Professional Ethics Opinion 748 (11/5/01) Topic: Former prosecutors; conflict of interest. Digest:   A former prosecutor may represent criminal defendants investigated and prosecuted during former prosecutor’s tenure with a district attorney’s office if he or she did not participate personally and substantially in the … Continued

Opinion 747

NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION Fees, matrimonial matters Committee on Professional Ethics Opinion # 747 – 11/05/2001 Topic:        Contingent Fees; Domestic Relations Overrules:       N.Y. State 443 Modifies:         N.Y. State 690 Digest:      Lawyer may not agree to a contingent fee retainer to collect maintenance, child support and/or alimony due based upon an already rendered final judgment … Continued