On May 21 the D.C. Bar Continuing Legal Education Program will offer a course that will provide lawyers and firm trust account administrators with the practical information they need to comply with the governing rules on trust accounts.
In the course “Ethics and Lawyer Trust Accounts,” faculty will discuss how to establish and maintain a lawyer trust account properly, including the purpose of lawyer trust accounting; what, when, where, and how to deposit; the duty to keep tangible property safe; Interest on Lawyers’ Trust Accounts requirements; consequences of improper management; ethical obligations under the D.C. Rules of Professional Conduct, including a new legal ethics opinion on the disposition of trust account funds of missing clients; the duty to account; and how trust accounts are controlled.
Faculty includes Dolores Dorsainvil of the Office of Bar Counsel and Daniel M. Mills, assistant director of the D.C. Bar Practice Management Advisory Service.
The course takes place from 6 to 9:15 p.m. and is cosponsored by all D.C. Bar sections.The course will be held at the D.C. Bar Conference Center, 1101 K Street NW, first floor. For more information, contact the CLE Office at 202–626–3488 or visit www.dcbar.org/cle.