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Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Ohio lawyer who participated in sexting exchange with matrimonial client is suspended

From the ABA Journal:

An Ohio lawyer has been suspended from practice for a year by the state’s top court, with six months stayed, for participating in a sexually charged exchange of text messages with a matrimonial client.

The texts, which were “mutual, reciprocal and very explicit and graphic,” according to records in the case, violated an attorney ethics rule that bans a lawyer from soliciting or engaging in sexual activity with a client, except when a consensual sexual relationship predates the lawyer-client relationship, according to Civitas Media and the Toledo Blade.

Read more here.

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/2016/06/ohio-lawyer-who-participated-in-sexting-exchange-with-matrimonial-client-is-suspended.html

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