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Corpus Juris Secundum, Volume 7, Attorney and Client, Page 707;
First duty not to clients, "Counsel must remember that they, too, are officers of the courts, administrators of justice, oath-bound servants of society: that their first duty is not to their clients, as many suppose, but is to the administration of justice: that to this their clients' success is wholly subordinate; that their conduct ought to and must be scrupulously observant of law and ethics: and to the extent that they fall therein, they injure themselves, wrong their brothers at the bar, bring reproach upon an honorable profession, betray the courts, and defeat justice." US v. Frank 63 F.(2d) 123,129. reversed on other grounds Loughlin v. US 67 F.(2d) 1080. reversed on other grounds Pearse v. US 59 F.(2d) 518 In Re Kelly 243 F. 696, 705
Conflict of Duties "In case of conflict between attorneys duty to client and that to court, his duty to the court must prevail. State v. Barto 232 N.W. 553, 202 Wis. 329"