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Maintaining Attorney Trust and Business Accounts (videoconference)

Thursday, November 2, 2017 | 6:00 PM - 8:15 PM
This program will be videoconferenced in Newark from the live presentation in Camden. It 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

CLE Credit Hours: 2.5 NJ (incl. 1.2 ethics) | 2.5 NY (incl. 2.5 ethics, not 1.0) | 2.0 PA (incl. 2.0 ethics, not 1.0)

NJ CLE Information: This program has been approved as an alternate verifiable learning format 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.
FACULTY:
Barbara M. Galati, Chief, Random Audit Program, New Jersey Supreme Court, Office of Attorney Ethics

William Ruskowski, Chief of Investigations, Random Audit Program, New Jersey Supreme Court, Office of Attorney Ethics
LOCATION:
Rutgers Law School
Center for Law and Justice
123 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
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:
Ethics
Fiscal Responsibility
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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