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Trust Me I’m a Lawyer: Handling Trust Accounts and Fees

Description

LawPay’s Claude Ducloux, will lead a discussion on legal ethics and the disciplinary rules. Here’s what you will cover in this one hour presentation:

  • What goes into a trust account; and what comes out and how to do that.
  • The big 5 trust account misunderstandings;  fiduciary duty to preserve and safeguard client funds;
  • What some states consider Qualified v. Non-qualified funds.
  • Handling disputes, third party claims, and resolution strategies over contested trust funds that will keep you safe.

You also need to know what Maryland requires you to do with “flat fee:”  do they go into trust or not?

We’ll talk forms, pleadings, disputes best practices to stay ethical.

One hour of ethics credit will be offered for the surrounding MCLE states.

Course Level
TBD
Professional Area of Focus
Ethics
General Practice
CLE Field of Study
Continuing Education Legal Credit
1.0
Regulatory Ethics
1.0
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When
Sep 14, 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Location
Online
Total CLE Credits
1.0
Format
Webinar

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Trust Me I’m a Lawyer: Handling Trust Accounts and Fees