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Interest on Lawyer's Trust Accounts (IOLTA) Checking

IOLTA Checking is available exclusively to lawyers and law firms managing general (multi-client) trust funds. IOLTA offers you:

  • No monthly maintenance fee
  • Direct payment of interest to your state’s bar foundation


Get the tools your firm needs to access and manage funds conveniently:

  • Competitve interest rates
  • Direct payment of interest to your state’s bar foundation
  • BB&T CashManager OnLine® for your online banking needs


As an IOLTA Checking client, you’ll enjoy account extras to help your firm achieve financial goals:

  • Monthly deposit statement of activity and free check safekeeping
  • Check images with statement (front and back) or check returns with statement at no charge
  • Wide range of liquidity management services including BB&T OnSite DepositSM
  • Free consultation services for all your financial needs


No service fees—either charged to the account or netted against interest earned on the account—are associated with your IOLTA Checking account.

Learn more about our pricing and fees in our Pricing Guide.

Read our Commercial Bank Services Agreement.

Access 24/7

Your IOLTA Checking account is conveniently accessible 24/7, you can bank on your schedule:

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By Phone

Call us at 800-BANK-BBT (800-226-5228), option 4.

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