Trust Me, I’m A Lawyer: Handling Trust Accounts, Fee Splitting & Freelancing (Webinar)
Covering the law of trust and IOLA accounts; the big five trust account misunderstandings; Fiduciary duty and duty to preserve and safeguard client funds and property; Qualified funds vs. non-qualified funds; Required Records and ability to Audit; Clear descriptions of what belongs (and doesn’t belong) in a trust account; whether flat fees are required to be kept in Trust prior to performance of services; proper distribution methods; and handling disputes, third-party claims, and refunds. The presenter will also provide access to forms for freelancing and sharing fees, and best practices checklists for law offices.
- June 15, 2020
- 12:00 PM
- 1:00 PM
- Virtual Participation
- Committee on Law Practice Management