Month: February 2001

Opinion 737

NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION Committee on Professional Ethics Opinion #737 (02/01/2001) Topic:        Escrow accounts Digest:       A lawyer may not issue a check from an attorney escrow account drawn against a bank or certified check that has not been deposited or has not cleared. Code:              DR 9?102 QUESTION              In payment of a client’s obligations … Continued