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Maintaining Attorney Trust and Business Accounts

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 | 6:00 PM - 8:15 PM
This program will cover the key requirements of the New Jersey Court Rules and the Rules of Professional Conduct with respect to handling client funds, maintaining attorney trust, business and fiduciary accounts and the required recordkeeping. This will be done by providing a first-hand view of the audit process, red flags and how to avoid issues during an audit.
Topics include:
• The recordkeeping requirements as per NJ Court Rule 1:21-6 and RPC 1.15
• Random audit procedures and findings
• Common recordkeeping problems
• Disciplinary audit procedures and findings
• Trust Overdraft Program
• Overview of disciplinary process

NJ CLE Information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 2.5 hours of total CLE credit. Of these,1.2 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism and 1.3 qualify as hours of credit for NJ newly admitted credit.

New York and Pennsylvania CLE credit hours:
2.5 NY (includes 2.5 ethics, not 1.2) | 2.0 PA (includes 2.0 ethics, not 1.0)

FACULTY:
William Ruskowski, Chief of Investigations, Office of Attorney Ethics

Mary E. Waldman, C.F.E., Assistant Chief Auditor, Office of Attorney Ethics
REGION:
Central New Jersey
Southern New Jersey
Philadelphia Metro Area
LOCATION:
Rutgers Law School
217 North Fifth Street
Camden, NJ 08102
CREDITS:
CLE: NJ: 2.5 (incl. 1.2 ethics) | NY: 2.5 (incl. 1.0 ethics) | PA: 2.0 (incl. 1.0 ethics)
PROGRAM TYPES:
Newly Admitted Lawyers Course
SUBJECT AREAS:
Fiscal Responsibility
Law Practice Management
COST:
$60.00
DETAILED INFORMATION:
Camden Location
Rutgers Institute for Professional Education
Rutgers Law School
217 North 5th Street
Camden, NJ 08102
(856) 225-6658  •  
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Newark Location
Rutgers Institute for Professional Education
Rutgers Law School
Center for Law and Justice
123 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 353-5928  •  
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