Wisconsin Supreme Court rules allow attorneys to hold trust accounts at any IOLTA participating financial institution.
Most Wisconsin banks and credit unions already participate, but if your preferred financial institution does not, feel free to refer them to WisTAF for instructions on how to join IOLTA.
Your law firm can increase access to justice in Wisconsin by banking with a Prime Partner financial institution.
Prime Partner financial institutions go above and beyond by voluntarily paying interest rates on IOLTA accounts that are at least 0.50 percent higher than required under Supreme Court rules. The additional interest means more civil legal aid in communities throughout Wisconsin.
If your firm already has accounts at a bank or credit union that isn't a Prime Partner, consider sharing WisTAF's information on how leading as an IOLTA Prime Partner benefits their business. Ask them to join Wisconsin’s lawyers in supporting civil legal aid by becoming a Prime Partner program today.