Proudly Powering Payments for Members of the New York State Bar

LawPay and the New York State Bar stand together to serve as a force of constructive change in the industry, and to help elevate the standards of professional skill and courtesy for legal professionals. Our online payments solution was specifically designed to ensure full compliance with IOLTA guidelines to make payments simple and secure for your clients, as well as your practice.

The LawPay difference

Complete IOLTA compliance, with earned and unearned fees correctly separated and no third-party debiting.

Superior data protection with advanced encryption systems and level 1 PCI compliance, keeping sensitive information safe.

Integrated online payments with more than 30 of New York attorneys' favorite legal software solutions.

Trusted by more than 50,000 law firms and 150,000 legal professionals nationwide.

LawPay is great for accepting credit card payments for retainers. The service works flawlessly and I'm a big fan.

– Kyle Zeller, Managing Shareholder, Zeller IP Group


LawPay will separate funds into your Operating or Trust Account for you.

Committed to IOLTA compliance

LawPay was the first online payment solution developed specifically for lawyers. Not only does LawPay prevent commingling of earned and unearned funds, it also protects your trust account against any third-party –ensuring compliance with ABA and IOLTA account rules.

Enjoy the peace of mind that only comes with using a payment solution developed exclusively for law firms.

The preferred payments solution for legal professionals in the Big Apple

Easily automate transactions with Scheduled Payments, so you can focus on your clients instead of the bill.

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