This designates Ethics courses offered at no charge to ISBA members who have paid their 2013-2014 dues. Your member benefits include up to 3 hours of designated Ethics, but registration is required.
What You Need to Know About Lawyer Fees & Trust Accounts (1 hr. Ethics)
Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013
Brown Bag Lunch (bring your own)
Regions Bank Conference Center
One Indiana Square, 5th Floor
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Or participate via Webinar
Speaker: Seth Pruden, Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission
Program description: A discussion of ethical considerations regarding attorney fees and trust accounts. This program will address the reasonableness of attorney fees, the nonrefundability of attorney fees and the problematic ethical concerns that apply to negotiating attorney fees. Also included will be a discussion of the fiduciary responsibility attorneys have when holding client funds, including maintaining separate accounts, IOLTA and recordkeeping.