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Accounting for New Jersey Trust and Business Accounts

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 | 6:00 PM - 8:05 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. Get a first-hand view of the audit process from a senior random auditor; learn the top 10 mistakes that lawyers make with their trust and business accounts; and learn how to avoid issues in the event of an audit. This program is appropriate for both new attorneys and seasoned attorneys. Topics include:

• Responsibilities of the attorney under the NJ Court Rule 1:21-6 and RPC 1.15
• Mechanics and key concepts of attorney trust accounting
• Basic recordkeeping requirements for attorney trust accounts, attorney business accounts, and how they differ
• Random Audit Program: procedures, findings, and consequences of non-compliance
• Top 10 mistakes lawyers make with their trust and business accounts

New Jersey 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. This program also qualifies for 1.3 hours of credit for NJ trust and business accounting for NJ newly admitted lawyers.

New York and Pennsylvania CLE Credit: NY: 2.5 (incl. 2.5 ethics, not 1.0) | PA: 2.0 (incl. 2.0 ethics, not 1.0)
FACULTY:
Mimi Lakind, Esq.
Senior Random Auditor
Random Audit Program | Office of Attorney Ethics | Supreme Court of New Jersey
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:
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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