plea discussions with the prosecutor 7 Counsel should not seek concessions

Plea discussions with the prosecutor 7 counsel should

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plea discussions with the prosecutor; 7. Counsel should not seek concessions favorable to one client by an agreement which is detrimental to the legitimate interests of a client in another case;
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5 8. Counsel should not execute any directive of the client which does not comport with the law or Arizona ethical standards. C. Refraining from Making Prejudicial Out-of-Court Statements Counsel should not make or authorize the making of an extrajudicial statement that a reasonable person would expect to be disseminated by means of public communication if defense counsel knows or reasonably should know that it will have a substantial likelihood or prejudicing a criminal proceeding. D. Identifying and Resolving Conflicts of Interest 1. Representing Co-defendants: Except for preliminary matters such as initial hearings or applications for bail, defense attorneys who are associated in practice should not undertake to defend more than one defendant in the same criminal case if the duty to one of the defendants may conflict with the duty to another. The potential for conflict of interest in representing multiple defendants is so grave that ordinarily defense counsel should decline to act for more than one of several co-defendants; 2. Counsel who has formerly represented a co-defendant should not thereafter use information related to the former representation to the disadvantage of the former client unless the information has become generally known or the ethical obligation of confidentiality otherwise does not apply; 3. Counsel should not defend a criminal case in which counsel’s fellow Public Defender, partner or other professional associate is or has been the prosecutor in the same case; 4. Counsel should not represent a criminal defendant in a jurisdiction in which he or she is also a prosecutor; 5. Counsel who formerly participated personally and substantially in the prosecution of a defendant should not thereafter represent any person in the same or a substantially related matter. 6. Counsel should seek recusal of the assigned prosecutor and/or the entire prosecutor’s office if the assigned prosecutor previously participated personally and substantially in the defense of a defendant; 7. Counsel who is related to a prosecutor as parent, child, sibling or spouse should not represent a client in a criminal matter where defense counsel knows the government is represented in the matter by such prosecutor; 8. Counsel who has a significant personal or financial relationship with a prosecutor shall not represent a client in a criminal matter where defense counsel knows the government is represented in the matter by such prosecutor, except upon consent by the client after consultation regarding the relationship; 9. Counsel should not withdraw solely on the basis of a personality conflict with the client or a
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