Florence attorney pleads guilty to sexual misconduct - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Florence attorney pleads guilty to sexual misconduct

Don Tipper (Source: Lauderdale County Detention Center) Don Tipper (Source: Lauderdale County Detention Center)
FLORENCE, AL (WAFF) -

Florence attorney Don Tipper has pleaded guilty to a charge sexual misconduct.

Tipper, 65, was accused of forcibly raping and sodomizing a 28-year-old female client in 2011. He was originally indicted on charges of first-degree rape and first-degree sodomy in February 2016.

His plea to the lesser charge will mean two years of supervised probation in a Lauderdale County Community Corrections program. He will not have to register as a sex offender.

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