by: Richard Elliot Updated:
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A DeKalb County attorney pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges he made unwanted sexual advances on a female client.
"It was a bad joke that just went horribly wrong," said Hall as he
"We don't think this is a laughing matter," said DeKalb County Solicitor Sherry Boston.
Boston said one of Hall's clients came to his Decatur office to pick up a
"It's extremely distressing for a sexual assault to happen to anyone," said Boston. "But for it to happen to someone who thought they could trust and paid that person to help them with a legal situation that they had in their life just is another matter."
Boston said she will recommend that the State Bar of Georgia revoke Hall's license to practice law.
"We believe that Mr. Hall has violated the rules of professional conduct as it's outlined by his license," said Boston. "And the bar will make any disciplinary actions that they feel are appropriate."
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