LEO: Trust Accounts - Earned Attorney's  LE Op. 585


Trust Accounts - Earned Attorney's Fees.


June 14, 1984


It is not improper for an attorney to deposit directly into the

attorney's general operating account or the attorney's personal bank

account all funds received from clients which are earned, undisputed

attorney's fees and which do not constitute funds belonging in part to a

client and in part, presently or potentially, to the lawyer or law firm. [

 DR:9-102, DR:9-103]


Committee Opinion June 14, 1984




See also LE Op. 1372.