Palfrey says she is indigent because most of her assets had been seized by the government, The Washington Post reported.
Burton's client list has included spies Aldrich Ames and Robert Hansen, as well as Lewinsky.
Palfrey's defense strategy has included giving the telephone records of her escort service to ABC News. Deputy Secretary of State Randall Tobias resigned, admitting he had hired escorts for massages -- although he denied getting sexual services.
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