State Bar of Arizona Ethics Opinions

91-05: Conflict of Interest; Imputed Disqualification
2/1991

Lawyer may not defend a client in criminal fraud proceedings when client's bookkeeper was defended by lawyer's partner in substantially related IRS tax assessment proceedings, and, the bookkeeper will appear as critical prosecution witness against the client.

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