Representation adverse to former client in unrelated matter
Lawyer representing client against former lawyer client’s client
Law firm representation of defendant in personal injury matter adverse to position of former client (now plaintiff) in traffic matter arising out of same matter
Law firm representing party seeking amendments to contract that law firm drafted on behalf of former client
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