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Montgomery County Lawyer Guilty of Raping His Unconscious Client

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    Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
    Vincent A. Cirillo, Jr.

    A longtime suburban Philadelphia defense attorney was convicted of having raped an unconscious client at her apartment.

    Jurors in Montgomery County deliberated for more than six hours over two days before convicting 57-year-old Vincent Cirillo Jr. on Wednesday of rape of an unconscious person and related counts.

    Lawyer Charged with Raping Client

    [PHI] Lawyer Charged with Raping Client
    Montgomery County attorney Vincent Cirillo Jr. has been charged with raping one of his clients.
    (Published Monday, Aug. 31, 2015)

    Cirillo took that stand Monday in his own defense and said the August 2015 encounter with the 22-year-old woman was consensual. The woman told authorities that she believed she was drugged.

    Cirillo said he found the verdict "very unfortunate."

    Cirillo, the son of a late Superior Court judge, had withdrawn an earlier guilty plea in the case. He's also facing charges in another case in which he's accused of having impersonated his accuser's lawyer to obtain her confidential records.

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