Maintaining Attorney Trust and Business Accounts (videoconference)
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 | 6:00 PM - 8:10 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.
• 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
This program will be videoconferenced in Newark from the live presentation in Camden using the “Holodeck” classroom. No food or drinks permitted.
This is not a webcast or online presentation. Limited seating available.
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.
NY CLE Information: This program qualifies for New York CLE credit pursuant to the Approved Jurisdiction policy. Transitional and non-transitional. An aggregate of 2.5 credit hours can be applied toward the Ethics and Professionalism or Law Practice Management requirements. Duplicate credit for the same hour of instruction is not permitted.
PA CLE Information: This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 2.0 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and 2.0 hours of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.
Barbara M. Galati
Chief of Random Audit | Supreme Court of New Jersey | Office of Attorney Ethics
Chief of Investigations | Supreme Court of New Jersey | Office of Attorney Ethics
Rutgers Law School
Center for Law and Justice | Room 387
123 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
CLE: NJ: 2.5 (incl. 1.2 ethics) | NY: 2.5 (incl. 1.0 ethics) | PA: 2.0 (incl. 1.0 ethics)
Newly Admitted Lawyers Course
Law Practice Management