Opinion 73-1
January 16, 1973

Re: Canon 5B

Re: Judicial Ethics


Dear Judge|

The Committee on Standards of Judicial Conduct are of the opinion that under the ABA Canons of Judicial Ethics, which were recently adopted by the Circuit Judges Conference of Florida, that you should resign as a member of the Board of Directors of the Guidance Clinic of

It is their opinion that your services as a member of said Board would be inconsistent with the Code of Judicial Conduct as prescribed by ABA Canon 5, B(l)

This is so because the guidance clinic would be involved in Court proceedings which very likely would be of an adversary nature.

The committee appreciates the opportunity to be of service.


/s/ GUNTER STEPHENSON, Chairman Committee on Standards of Judicial Conduct