Lawyer Trust Accounts discussed

The State Bar of Michigan will present the “Lawyer Trust Accounts: Management Principles and Recordkeeping Resources” seminar on Tuesday, June 25 at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in Detroit.

This seminar, from 1:30-4:15 p.m., will feature presentations on how to ethically manage lawyer trust accounts, and effectively use forms, checklists and other recordkeeping resources.

The event will be held in Room 226 at the school, located at 651 W. Jefferson Ave. It is open to lawyers and their staff and is aimed at informing them about Michigan Rules of Professional Conduct 1.15 and 1.15A.

Participants will receive practical information as well as materials prepared by the following presenters: SBM Professional Standards Investigative Counsel Danon Goodrum-Garland, SBM Professional Standards Service Counsel Nkrumah Johnson-Wynn and Attorney Grievance Commission Senior Associate Counsel Rhonda Pozehl.

The event agenda and registration form are available on at

The registration fee is $50 for lawyers and $25 for non-lawyers.

Payment and the completed registration form must be received by Thursday, June 20.

No walk-in registrations will be accepted.

Participants can register online, fax the registration form, or mail it with a check or credit card payment to: State Bar of Michigan, ATTN: Finance Department, Michael Franck Building, 306 Townsend Street, Lansing, MI 48933-2012.

For more information contact Karen Spohn with the State Bar of Michigan Professional Standards Division at (517) 346-6309 or via e-mail at