Attorney-Member Disqualified from Representing Other Member

Facts: An association member who was also a lawyer filed a lawsuit against the association for alleged improprieties surrounding a special assessment for repairs and maintenance. Under the settlement agreement, the member agreed to write a letter to all members stating that he found no evidence of any self-dealing or any misappropriation of funds. The member refused to sign the letter, and several months later represented another couple living in the community. This lawsuit essentially alleged the same facts and causes of action.


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