The Wisconsin Trust Account Foundation works with civil legal aid organizations in Wisconsin to increase access to justice. We oversee funds and invest in services and projects to help people resolve legal problems.

List of IOLTA Participating Financial Institutions

It's easy to move or open your IOLTA with our Prime Partner financial institutions! Contact one of the partners below to get your IOLTA making more to provide justice for all. Prime Partners go above and beyond, agreeing to pay at least 50 basis points above comparable rates. The financial institutions with * waive fees on IOLTA accounts. 

*Bank Five Nine (Milwaukee, Hartland, Oconomowoc, Menomonee Falls, Glendale, Grafton, Germantown, Mequon, West Bend)
*Bank of Sun Prairie (Sun Prairie, Cottage Grove)
*CIBC (Milwaukee)
*Citizens Bank (Mukwonago, Waukesha, East Troy)
*Farmers State Bank (Hillsboro, Wonewoc, Readstown)
First Business Bank (Madison, Brookfield, Appleton)
*First Federal Bank of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, Brookfield, Waukesha)
*Forte Bank (Milwaukee, Hartford, Slinger, Richfield)
*Home Savings Bank (Madison)
Mound City Bank (Platteville, Mount Horeb, Cuba City, Mineral Point, Belmont)
*Peoples State Bank (Bloomington, Boscobel, Fennimore, Eastman, Lancaster, Mount Hope, Potosi, Prairie du Chien, Viroqua, Wauzeka)
*West Pointe Bank (Oshkosh)


Over three quarters of our financial institutions generously waive fees on IOLTA accounts. These financial institutions are listed below. 

Advia Credit Union
Alliance Bank (Cochrane)
Alliance Bank (New Ulm)
Altra Federal Credit Union
American Bank (Beaver Dam)
American National Bank Fox Cities
Badger Bank
Bank First NA
Bank of Brodhead
Bank of Deerfield
The Bank of Kaukauna
Bank of Lake Mills
Bank of Luxemburg
Bank of Mauston
Bank of Milton
The Bank of New Glarus
Bank of Prairie du Sac
Bank of the West
Bank of Wisconsin Dells
Banner Banks
Baraboo State Bank
Benton State Bank
Black River Country Bank
Blackhawk State Bank
BLC Community Bank
BMO Harris Bank
Bonduel State Bank
Bremer Bank Services Center
Bristol Morgan Bank
Capitol Bank
Charter Bank Eau Claire
Chippewa Valley Bank
CIBM Bank (Marine Bank)
Citizens Community Federal
Citizens First Bank
Citizens State Bank
Citizens State Bank of Clayton
Citizens State Bank of Loyal
Clare Bank NA
Collins State Bank
Commerce State Bank
Community Bank of Cameron
Community First Credit Union
Community First Bank
Community State Bank
Coulee Bank
Dairy State Bank
Denmark State Bank
DMB Community Bank
The Equitable Bank
Ergo Bank
Farmers & Merchants Bank (Berlin)
Farmers & Merchants State Bank (Waterloo)
Farmers & Merchants Union Bank
Farmers Savings Bank
Fidelity Bank & Trust
First Bank of Baldwin
First Citizens Bank & Trust Company
First Community Bank
First National Bank of Bangor
First National Bank of River Falls-Prescott
First National Community Bank
First Resource Bank
First State Bank
First State Bank & Trust
Fortifi Bank
Forward Bank
Great North Bank
Greenwoods State Bank
Headwaters State Bank
Hiawatha National Bank
Hometown Bank
Home Federal Savings Bank
Incredible Bank
Independence State Bank
Intercity State Bank
The International Bank of Amherst

JPMorgan Chase Bank
Laona State Bank
Marathon Bank
Monona State Bank
Nekoosa Port Edwards State Bank
Nicolet National Bank
Northern State Bank
Northern Trust Bank
Northwestern Bank
Oakwood Bank
Old National Bank
One Community Bank
Park Bank in Holmen
Partner’s Bank
The Peoples Community Bank
Peoples State Bank (Boyceville)
Peoples State Bank (Wausau)
Peshtigo National Bank
PNC Bank
Port Washington State Bank
Premier Community Bank
Prevail Bank
Pyramax Bank
The Pineries Bank
Reedsburg National Bank – Branch of Baraboo State Bank
River Bank
River Falls State Bank
Royal Bank
Security Bank
Security State Bank
Settlers Bank
Shell Lake State Bank
Shullsburg Community Bank – Branch of Benton State Bank
Spring Bank
Starion Bank
State Bank of Chilton
State Bank of Cross Plains
State Bank of the Lakes
Sterling Bank
Sugar River Bank (A Branch of The Bank of New Glarus)
Superior Savings Bank
Tomah Area Credit Union
Tomahawk Community Bank
Town Bank
Union State Bank of West Salem
Unity Bank
U.S. Bank
Waumandee State Bank
Waunakee Community Bank (affiliated with Oregon State Bank)
Wells Fargo
Westbury Bank
Wisconsin Bank & Trust
Wisconsin River Bank
Wolf River Community Bank
Woodford State Bank

Below is a list of IOLTA participating financial institutions that do not waive fees on IOLTA accounts. 

Abby Bank
Associated Bank
Bluff View Bank
Cornerstone Community Bank
First American Bank (Kenosha)
First Citizens State Bank
First National Bank & Trust Company
Frandsen Bank & Trust
Horicon Bank
Ixonia Bank
Johnson Bank
Merchants Bank, NA
MidWestOne Bank
National Bank of Commerce
National Exchange Bank & Trust
North Shore Bank
Oak Bank
The Park Bank (Madison)
Royal Credit Union
Security Financial Bank
State Bank Financial
Stephenson National Bank & Trust
Tri City National Bank
WaterStone Bank SSB
Waukesha State Bank
Woodtrust Bank

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A Prime Partner since 2021, CIBC Bank goes above and beyond IOLTA participation requirements by paying additional interest on its clients' IOLTA accounts — helping to expand access to civil legal services in Wisconsin. CIBC Bank's participation reflects an admirable commitment to justice for all in Wisconsin.

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