Ethics Committee Advisory Opinion #1987/8-5

March 8, 1988


A lawyer must adhere closely to the restrictions of Rule 1.11(b) and (c) relating to successive government and private employment, when employed by DCYS while serving on the juvenile parole board.  (Rules 1.11(b), (c))


  1. May the inquiring attorney serve as a member of the state Juvenile Parole Board while at the same time the attorney is rendering legal services under two Department of Health & Human Services contracts?  Specifically, the contracts are two years each, one with the Division of Children & Youth Services and the other with Adult and Elderly Services.
  2. If the answer to the first issue is in the affirmative, are there any restrictions?

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