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Opinion #: 644
Cite: The Professional Ethics Committee for the State Bar of Texas
Date: July 2016
Do the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct require a law firm to withdraw from representing a client in a lawsuit if the law firm hires a new lawyer who, before becoming a lawyer, was employed as a law clerk for the law firm representing the opposing party in the lawsuit and in that capacity helped provide services to the opposing party with respect to the lawsuit?
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