"A federal jury has found prominent criminal defense attorney Robert George guilty of seven counts related to money laundering. He faces up to 20 years in prison, three years of supervised release and up to $500,000 in fines for the money laundering charges -- plus up to five years in prison and three years of supervised release for a structuring charge."

Boston Lawyer Found Guilty on Seven Money Laundering

This is what happens when a lawyer agrees to take large sums of cash from a client without insuring that the funds come from legitimate enterprises.  Lawyers are putting themselves at risk by not insuring the legitimacy of the money, and especially if they do nayhting to conceals the nature, origin, location or ownership of that money.