Earlier this year, I wrote a short post on garnishing lawyer trust accounts. In the latest issue of Multnomah Lawyer, the official publication of the Multnomah Bar Association, ethics expert Mark Fucile addresses this topic.
As Fucile points out, client funds in trust are not off limits when it comes to garnishment. Because the funds belong to the client, and are client property, they are subject to creditor’s claims. Read the full article here. (On page 6.)