Weird News

Law Firm Manager Accused of Trading Sex for Legal Advice
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Law offices of Conrad Benedetto

Summary: The manager of a high-profile Jersey law firm has been accused of making legal guarantees in exchange for sex from the male client and his girlfriend.

The manager of a South Jersey law firm was caught trading sex for legal services. A lawsuit filed by Javier Castillo against Conrad Benedetto and his law firm claims that the firm manager, John Groff, used his position to obtain sex from Castillo and his girlfriend in exchange for legal representation.

  
What
Where


Castillo claims that Groff promised to keep him out of jail in exchange for sex. Groff is a convicted felon himself and told Castillo to remain a fugitive so that they could continue their sex deal. This deal included exchanging images of his genitals with Castillo. Groff also made several other promises related to Castillo’s legal problems that he could not guarantee.

See Woman Says She Traded Sex for Legal Services to read a similar story.

The lawsuit was filed by attorney Matthew Wolf on behalf of Castillo since Castillo is now an inmate in Camden County jail. Once he was arrested and his girlfriend became pregnant, the firm no longer was interested in representing him.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




Benedetto’s law firm has gathered a significant amount of attention lately after taking on high-profile cases. These cases include representing the family of a man killed by Bridgeton police, the family of a man killed by police in Vineland, and Penns Grove officials accused of assaulting a police officer.

Groff advised Castillo not to turn himself in to the police after reaching out to him first on Facebook. Castillo violated his probation after making terroristic threats to an ex-girlfriend and posting nude photos on her Facebook. Castillo was later arrested at his place of employment. The lawsuit claims, “As a result of having specific promises made to him regarding the results of his criminal case, and as a result of realizing that he was duped into having sex in exchange for results that were not delivered, and for other reasons related to Mr. Groff’s bizarre law firm management, [Castillo] has suffered severe emotional distress.”



Groff’s criminal history goes back to 1992 for things such as passing bad checks, theft, and insurance fraud.

Source: http://www.nj.com/camden/index.ssf/2016/01/law_firm_manager_exploited_men_women_for_sex_lawsu.html

Photo:



 

RELEVANT JOBS

Jr Paralegal

USA-PA-Philadelphia

C2 ALASKA Philadelphia, PA   The Paralegal I shall provide legal research an...

Apply now

Family Law Attorney

USA-CO-Denver

What does an Attorney do at MFL? Perform consultations with potential clients and retain them ...

Apply now

Family Law Attorney

USA-CA-San Jose

Why we think we’re the best… Here are some highlights of our amazing culture, perks, ...

Apply now

Estate Planning Paralegal

USA-WA-Vancouver

About Landerholm, P.S. Since 1948, the attorneys and professionals at Landerholm, P.S. have serve...

Apply now

BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

BCG Attorney Search In-House Counsel

USA-CA-Los Angeles

BCG Attorney Search In-House Counsel We are a Legal Employment Company located in California with o...

Apply Now

FDA Regulatory Attorney

USA-MA-Boston

Boston office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks FDA regulatory attorney with 3-4 ye...

Apply Now

Foreclosure/Bankruptcy Associate Attorney

USA-CA-Temecula

Temecula office of our client seeks associate attorney with preferably 2 years of experience working...

Apply Now

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top