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[Dennis Lane Apts., Inc. v. Green] Civil Court Bronx Disqualifies District Attorney as Co-Counsel for Landlord in Holdover Proceeding (2008)

  • Organization: Civil Court of the City of New York, Bronx County
  • Document Type: Case law/admin decisions
  • Date Created: Saturday, October 18, 2008
  • Submitted: Sunday, June 14, 2009
  • Attachment(s): PDF | DOC

Dennis Lane Apts., Inc. v. Green, 2008 NY Slip Op 28328, 21 Misc.3d 480, 864 N.Y.S.2d 247 (Civ. Ct. Bx. Co. 2008).

Bronx county civil court granted a motion in a holdover proceeding to disqualify District Attorney as co-counsel to the petitioner, Dennis Lane Apartments who was also represented by a private counsel . The court decided that as a goverment attorney, the distict attorney will have to waive or compromise the interests of law enforcement and the public, and does not have authority to represent the landlord's interest alone.

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