Stripper's Nude Dance Payment Lands Chicago Lawyer In Trouble

A DeKalb lawyer was suspended for 15 months Thursday for arranging to have a female client perform nude dances for him in exchange for credit on her legal fees, a state commission said.

Scott Robert Erwin, a lawyer since 1980, will begin his suspension Oct. 7, according to the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission, a branch of the state Supreme Court that conducts investigations into attorney misconduct.

Erwin, with offices at 211 N. 1st St., has not been charged criminally.

Erwin represented the female client and several of her family members on several different types of cases.

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