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August 31, 2015

Montco defense attorney charged with raping his client

Norristown lawyer plans to continue practicing during case

Charges Rape Accusations
Vincent Cirillo. Montgomery County District Attorney's Office/Contributed Art

Vincent Cirillo.

A lawyer in Montgomery County has been accused of raping his female client, prosecutors announced Monday. 

West Norriton Township Police were notified by the complainant on August 6 that Vincent Cirillo, whom she had hired to represent her, sexually assaulted her three days prior. 

After an investigation, Cirillo was arraigned Monday and charged with rape, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, sexual assault and indecent assault.

Cirillo posted $100,000 bail and waived his preliminary hearing. 

According to, Cirillo is a defense attorney with offices in Norristown. A lawyer for Cirillo told the website that he continues to practice law as the case moves forward. 

According to court records, Cirillo is currently representing four defendants within the Philadelphia court system.