June 5, 2020 – Trust Me, I’m a Lawyer (Condensed)

Sponsored by LawPay

Date: June 5, 2020
Time: 11 – 11:30 a.m. (Mountain Time)
Cost: FREE
Credit Approval: 0.5 CLE Credit including 0.5 Ethics Credit


Join LawPay’s Director of Education, Claude E. Ducloux, for a 30-minute PowerPoint presentation discussing the ethical principles involved in operating a trust account, including the “Five Big Misunderstandings;” What goes into a trust account?; What comes out?; What are “Qualified v. Non-Qualified Funds?”; How to handle disputed funds and third party claims to client funds; Understanding when flat fees are required to be placed in the trust account; Required record-keeping and audits; and good habits and processes for protecting the attorney trust account.

Claude E. Ducloux
is an Attorney licensed in Texas, Colorado and California who speaks regularly on Legal Ethics, Law Office Management, and Trial-Related topics. In 2011, he won the highest statewide award from the State Bar of Texas for lifetime contribution to CLE and has been invited to speak in more than 250 programs in since January 1, 2009, serving as course director of numerous institutes and advanced courses. Mr. Ducloux has a long legacy of bar service, including being President of the Austin Bar Association, and serving as Chair of almost every major Bar-related entity, as well as the Texas Bar Foundation.




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