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Lawyers are no doubt sick to death of jokes about the word ‘solicitor’ and its connection with that other age-old profession, prostitution.
A lawyer in the US, though, this year lived up to the title after being charged with solicitation. The lawyer, a former county prosecutor, allegedly offered to have sex with a 19-year-old client to enable her to clear her bill. The client apparently asked about payment options for her bill, and the lawyer is alleged to have said: “You can pay me with sex or money. I prefer option one.”