Opinion 45

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18 Baylor L. Rev. 215 (1966)

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)

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