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An attorney trust account is unlike any other bank account. Unique rules apply, and most lawyers don’t know them, so solos and small firms tremble at the thought of an ethics audit.  Attorneys in large firms are usually less troubled, either because they have no contact with that account or because a dedicated team or individual is assigned the task of maintaining it. Accordingly, for some of our readers the information here is important, while for others it may seem to have no relevance. But it has.

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