87-02 THIS OPINION WAS VACATED BY THE LAWYER DISCIPLINARY BOARD ON SEPTEMBER 14, 2012
Opinion deals with whether attorneys appointed as Family Law Masters may also have a private domestic relations practice. This system was superseded by the Family Court Division, W.Va. Code 51-2A-1, et seq. The statute further provides [a] family court judge is not permitted to engage in the outside practice of law and shall devote full time to his or her duties as a judicial officer. W.Va. Code 51-2A-4(b).