Would you like your practice to be more compliant, efficient, and profitable? Whether you use CosmoLex, QuickBooks, Trustbooks, or one of several other popular software programs, the MSBA has you covered with its IOLTA Guide series. These step-by-step eBooks show you how to set up and manage your firm’s trust accounts, avoid pitfalls, and answer your most common questions.

IOLTA Accounting Guides

Step-by-step guides on how to set up and manage your firm's Interest on Lawyers Trust Account (IOLTA). These eBooks are free to all members of the MSBA in practicelaw.1 Print copies also are available for purchase on


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Minnesota Legal Ethics

Bill WernzWilliam J. Wernz is one of the nation’s foremost authorities on legal ethics. Formerly ethics counsel for Dorsey & Whitney LLP in Minneapolis, he served first as a staff attorney and later as director of the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility, where he prosecuted attorney discipline cases. Get a copy of the definitive Minnesota Legal Ethics treatise and companion book Dealing with and Defending Ethics Complaints here (or order a print copies on