Month: April 1986

Opinion 575

NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION Committee on Professional Ethics Opinion #575 – 04/18/1986 (46-85) Topic: Escrow Funds, duties respecting placing in interest-bearing account Digest: A lawyer holding contract deposit as escrow agent/attorney should, in an appropriate case, request instructions from the contracting parties about placing funds in an interest-bearing account Code: DR 9-102; DR 9-102(B) … Continued

Opinion 574

NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION Committee on Professional Ethics Opinion #574 – 04/18/1986 (30-85) Modifies N.Y. State 511 (1979) Topic: Judges, disqualification; prior representation of judge by lawyer Digest: Whether a judge must recuse himself where one of the parties is represented by a lawyer who represented the judge depends upon whether the judge’s impartiality … Continued