Event Details

Client Trust Accounts/CTAPP

A discussion of the Client Trust Account provisions of the California Business and Professions Code Section 6210-6212, Rule 1.15 of the California Rules of Professional Conduct, and the general operation and maintenance of a CTA.  Included will be the new requirements of reporting to the State Bar an attorney's duty of compliance with the provisions of the statute and rule, and the compliance with the required reporting information including the affirmation through a series of questions that the CTA is properly maintained.


*All registrations are assumed to be remote unless otherwise stated. To reserve your seat for the in-person option, please contact Ann Horn at Ann@SonomaCountyBar.org or (707) 542-1190 ext. 100 to transfer your remote registration to in-person.  
For the comfort of our guests, a limited number of in-person seats are available. If you wish to attend in-person, we suggest notifying our office at your earliest convenience to reserve your seat. Walk-ins will be admitted as space allows. In-person registrations expire at the start of the presentation. We do ask that you arrive promptly; otherwise your reserved seat may be given to a walk-in attendee. In-person reservations are non-refundable unless cancelled prior to 3 pm one business day prior to the presentation.


Jonathan Arons photo, 12-2022

Jonathan I. Arons
Attorney at Law

Jonathan I. Arons is an attorney in San Francisco, California. He is the owner of a two-attorney practice with a emphasis in professional responsibility/legal ethics. For more than 30 years he has advised lawyers on ethics matters, defense of disciplinary charges, and issues concerning admission or reinstatement to the State Bar of California. Mr. Arons also advises law firms and attorneys who want to improve office systems for protecting against rule violations, or who need advice about a particular ethical or professional conduct problem. He assists parties nationwide as an expert in lawsuits involving questions of legal ethics and professional misconduct and has been qualified in numerous courts in California as an expert witness including the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California.  

Mr. Arons has taught CLE courses on numerous topics, including on the California State Bar Court disciplinary process, and can advise attorneys on ethics and license protection matters ranging from trust account management to the professional implications of a DUI conviction or a chemical dependency problem. He formerly was the Supervising Attorney for the Ethics Hotline program at the State Bar of California

He received a B.A. degree from Ohio State University and a J.D. degree from San Francisco Law School. Mr. Arons is admitted to the practice of law in California, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. He is a member of the State Bar of California, Bar Association of San Francisco (Past Chair, Legal Ethics Committee), the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers, and the Association of Disciplinary Defense Counsel. Mr. Arons received the highest rating of Martindale-Hubbell in legal liability and ethical standards.

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