October 18, 1973
Under date of October 4, 1973, you inquired as to whether serving as a director
of a bank would be in conflict with the Code of Judicial Conduct?
It is my opinion that it would be impermissible for a judge at this time
to accept or serve as a director of a banking institution that expects to
become operational in February of 1974.
Your second question as to whether or not it is permissible for you to serve
as a director for a real estate corporation?
It is my opinion that Canon 5C(2) of the Code expressly proscribes a judge
serving as an officer, director, manager, adviser and/or employee of any
/S/ GUNTER STEPHENSON As Chairman, Committee on Standards of Judicial Conduct