Celesq® Programs

Don’t Steal from Your Clients ... And Other Things All Lawyers Should Know About OPM

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This program will discuss attorney obligations when holding funds belonging to others, commonly referred to as escrow or special account funds. The program will address the obligations of attorneys whose state laws track ABA Model Rule 1.15 as well as variations between that Model Rule and the rules in some states that differ in material respect. Finally, the program will discuss issues regarding the disbursement of escrow funds from a bank account that implicate Article 4 of the UCC and Federal Reserve Regulation CC – when is it safe to disburse funds recently received and avoidance of outright counterfeit check scams.

Available in States

  • California
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Texas Self Study

Program Categories

  • Business Organizations & Contracts
  • Contracts
  • Federal Courts
  • Financial Regulatory
  • Financial Services
  • Florida Eligible
  • Personal Injury


  • Areas of Professional Practice : 1 Credit