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The current rule prohibits a sexual relationship that exploits or adversely affects the client and gives three examples: where a lawyer demands sex in exchange for representation; where the lawyer uses coercion, intimidation, or undue influence; or when the relationship causes the attorney to render incompetent representation.
The rule also provides that a lawyer is in violation if a sexual relationship with a client causes the lawyer to render incompetent services.
Specific examples cited include: "1) requiring or demanding sexual relations with a client or a representative of a client incident to or as a condition of a legal representation, 2) employing coercion, intimidation, or undue influence in entering into sexual relations with a client or a representative of a client, or 3) continuing to represent a client if the lawyer's sexual relations with the client, or a representative of the client, cause the lawyer to render incompetent representation.