Attorney-Client Sex: A Bad Idea That’s Also Unethical

Michael E. McCabe, Jr.ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, Conflicts of Interest, Legal Ethics, Moral turpitideLeave a Comment

For decades, regulators and courts have ruled that sex with a client during the course of the professional relationship is unethical. Nonetheless, lawyers continue to flout precedent and are frequently disciplined for engaging in sexual relations with their clients. Some cases of impermissible attorney-client sex are no brainers–such as the attorney who insists on a “legal services-for-sexual services” fee arrangement. … Read More