Yes. Lawyers represent criminals every day. Depending on the crime you show to the attorney and depending on if it has already happened or is going to happen, it might create a duty for the attorney to report the activity. It might also persuade the attorney to withdraw but it will not force the attorney to quit representing his client.
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Of course! We're it otherwise, no one accused of a crime could have a lawyer!
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Absolutely. That attorney has ethical rules s/he must obey in regard to putting the client on the stand, and if it is a certain kind of crime then the attorney has to report it. Namely a crime which would cause severe bodily injury or death.
It is doubtful the lawyer would even speak to you.
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Yes. The lawyer's duty is to his client. Regardless of what other's tell him. This is a fundamental principle of American jurisprudence and the Attorney Client relationship. Our legal system would not function otherwise.
There are very rare exceptions (e.g. imminent death or bodily harm; a lawyer cannot be party to a crime or fraud) but very broadly speaking, the answer to your question (Can the lawyer still represent the alleged criminal) is YES.
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