OPINION 45
February 1952

EMPLOYMENT—JUDGE ACTING AS ATTORNEY—A county judge may represent clients and friends in justice and county courts in counties outside his own county.

Question

Is it unethical for a county judge to represent clients and friends in justice and county courts in counties outside his own county?

Opinion

A majority of the members of the committee are of the view that it is not unethical for a county judge to engage in such practice. (8-1)