DR 9-101 Avoiding Even the Appearance of Impropriety.

  1. A lawyer shall not accept private employment in a matter upon the merits of which he has acted in a judicial capacity.
  2. A lawyer shall not accept private employment in a matter in which he had substantial responsibility while he was a public employee.
  3. A lawyer shall not state or imply that he is able to influence improperly or upon irrelevant grounds any tribunal, legislative body, or public official.