Rules of Professional Conduct Related Ethical Opinions

1.13  Organization as Client


02-06: Corporate Representation; Multiple Representation; Lawyer-Client Relationship; Confidentiality; Conflicts of Interest

A lawyer may form a business entity for various individuals and be counsel only for the yet-to-be-formed entity, if appropriate disclosures and consents occur. Alternatively, a lawyer may represent all of the incorporators, collectively, with appropriate disclosures.

90-19: Conflict of Interest Organization as Client Accepting Appointment; Jurisdiction

Member of both Arizona and Navajo Nation Bars not subject to disciplinary action by State Bar if he complies with Navajo Nation's ethical rules and court directives during representative appointment by Navajo Nation.