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Manuel Espinoza

Trust Account Examiner, State Bar of Arizona

State Bar of Arizona

MANUEL ESPINOZA, Trust Account Examiner for the State Bar of Arizona’s Lawyer Regulation Office, has been with the State Bar since 2014. Before joining the State Bar Mr. Espinoza served as a grants manager for a non-profit institution in northern Arizona. In that capacity Mr. Espinoza oversaw the financial implementation and accountability of funds obtained from multiple grantors. Ms. Espinoza further ensured proper recordkeeping was maintained such that a complete accounting of the funds obtained was regularly provided to grantors. As a Trust Account Examiner for the State Bar, Mr. Espinoza investigates reports of non-sufficient funds on attorney client trust accounts and conducts formal reviews of attorney client trust accounts. In addition, Mr. Espinoza serves as a faculty member of the State Bar of Arizona’s Trust Account Ethics Enhancement Program.