Peter Bolac joined the State Bar in 2011 as Trust Account Compliance Counsel and District Bar Liaison. As Trust Account Counsel, he oversees the new trust account compliance program, which helps lawyers improve trust account practices and mitigate disciplinary action. 

Frauds and Scams that Target Lawyer Trust Accounts

The State Bar continues to receive reports of frauds and scams on lawyer trust accounts resulting in six-figure losses.  The three major types of scams are 1) Email initiated counterfeit bank checks 2) Forged trust account checks, and 3) Compromised wire instructions.   The following is a brief s… Read More