Accounting for Lawyers (OnDemand)
Originally held on Thursday, August 1, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
OnDemand: $179 for Members | $279 for Nonmembers
Members who are Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted
for the first time in any state or country 2017-2019),
In-House/Corporate Counsel, Judges (and their staff who are also
members), or attorneys that practice within the Government, Academic or
Not-for-Profit sectors attend this program for free.
New York: 3.5 Skills
New Jersey: 3.5 General
California: 2.5 General
Pennsylvania: 2.5 General
Please Note: Newly admitted NY attorneys cannot fulfill ethics or skills credits through our on-demand programs under OCA rules. For more information on this, please see http://www.nycourts.gov/attorneys/cle/changes_for_2016.shtml.
Whether you’re a transactional attorney or a litigator, when financial
and accounting records emerge in the legal matter you’re handling, it
helps to know some accounting basics. The numbers always tell a
story—one that may support your legal position.
This basic level program will provide an overview for the non-accountant attorney of key accounting principles including:
- Overview of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
- How to read:
- The Balance Sheet
- The Income Statement
- The Statement of Cash Flows
- The Notes to the Financial Statements
- Examples of Financial Statements by Different Industries
- How to Analyze Financial Statements for Key Indicators and Financial Statement Ratios
- Recent Accounting Developments
- How to Read a Tax Return
- Differences between C corps, S corps, and LLC’s
- New Tax Law Key Changes:
- C corps
- Pass thru entities
Attendees of this program will be able to recognize the relevant
accounting & tax principles at work and how they may impact the
outcome of legal matters.
Click Here to View Program Agenda & Faculty
Howard H. Fine, Partner-in-Charge of the Accounting & Auditing Group, Gettry Marcus CPA, P.C.
Steven J. Eller, Tax Partner, Gettry Marcus CPA, P.C.