Lawyer Bills Client for Sex
Minnesota man suspended after affair comes to light
By Kevin Spak, Newser User
Posted Jan 18, 2013 2:46 PM CST
Updated Jan 20, 2013 2:41 PM CST
If you're mixing business and pleasure, be sure you can still tell which is which.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – Legal tip of the day: If you feel the urge to have sex with your lawyer, make sure you're off the clock first. Otherwise, you might find out that your lawyer is like this one in Minnesota—suspended after having an affair with a client and billing her for time they spent having sex, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

Thomas Lowe was representing the woman in a divorce, and at one point, while asking about her sexual relationship with her husband, suggested she sleep with him. She agreed, and he billed a number of their liaisons as meetings. When he eventually broke things off, the woman tried to kill herself, and, while recovering in the hospital, revealed the affair. Lowe "unconditionally admits" the whole thing, says the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility. He isn't eligible for reinstatement for 15 months.

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AnimeOtaku
Jan 23, 2013 3:46 AM CST
HA HA HA HA!!!! Who would of guessed,a lawyer charging for "services"!!! Not only did he service her case but her body as well!!!
America_Great
Jan 22, 2013 10:35 AM CST
Nothing new here, Lawyers screw people left and right all the time. If you look at Washington D.C the Emperors club escort Web site has more Congressional and political members than public people. Lawyers run for Congress then many run to prostitutes, only they pay.
Woody15
Jan 20, 2013 3:54 PM CST
I thought most Lawyers like this worked in Washington DC