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Rule 14-908. Conflict of interest.

(a) A Committee member who has or has had a lawyer-clientrelationship or a financial relationship with a claimant or lawyer who is thesubject of a claim shall not participate in the investigation or adjudicationof a claim involving that claimant, lawyer or licensed paralegal practitioner.

(b) A Committee member with a past or present relationship, otherthan as provided in paragraph (a), with a claimant, the lawyer or the licensedparalegal practitioner whose alleged conduct is the subject of a claim, shalldisclose such relationship to the Committee and, if the Committee deemsappropriate, that Committee member shall not participate in any proceedingrelating to such claim.

Effective May 1, 2019