Accounting Basics for Lawyers: Understanding & Navigating Key Accounting Issues that Arise in Law

webinar Accounting Basics for Lawyers: Understanding & Navigating Key Accounting Issues that Arise in Law

You Will Learn:

  • Basic accounting principles and accounting terminology
  • Financial Statements; Balance Sheets and Income Statements
  • What accounting records look like
  • Accounting data in discovery and litigation
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$269.00
 

It's difficult to avoid accounting issues in a legal career.

In fact, accounting issues arise in corporate law, criminal law, employment law, tax law, antitrust, commercial law, family law, and international law... so you need to be prepared.

Whether you’re a transactional attorney or a litigator, when financial and accounting records emerge in the legal matter you’re handling, you need to know the basics of finance.

This CLE webinar is designed for legal professionals with no background in accounting or who may need to brush up on key accounting principles. By the end of this critical session you will know just enough accounting to understand and navigate those key accounting issues that arise in law.

Learning Objectives

During this critical webinar, non-accountant attorneys and law firm managers will learn the 6 key accounting principles every legal professional needs to know: 

  1. Basic accounting principles and accounting terminology
  2. Financial Statements, including Balance Sheets and Income Statements
  3. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  4. Audits, Reviews and Compilations, including Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS)
  5. What accounting records look like
  6. Accounting data in discovery and litigation

By the end of this information-packed program you will be able to recognize the relevant accounting principles at work and how they may impact the outcome of legal matters.

Product ID: 16105

Bonus Material

Plus, you get the new and exclusive ebook – Accounting and Auditing 101 for Lawyers – absolutely FREE!

Jam-packed with financial guidelines specifically for lawyers, this comprehensive, 27 page ebook provides easy-to-understand guidance, including:

  • Basic accounting information so you are better able to identify, search and review financial and accounting data in your e-discovery cases
  • General principles of accounting
  • Why accounting information can be important in litigation
  • Basic financial reporting, including balance sheets and income statements
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Specialized accounting terms such as debits, credits, double-entry bookkeeping and materiality
  • Degrees of accuracy to be expected in accounting records
  • Basic auditing principles (principles, opinions, estimates, focus of audits)
  • Kinds of accounting records that support financial reports.
  • What consolidated financial statements are
  • What “related” entities are

*Note: You will recieve your complimentary ebook with your webinar materials 24 hours prior to the live webinar.

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Faculty

Jeffrey A. Cone
Jeffrey A. Cone
Forensic Accountant and Computer Database Consultant, Cone Consulting Group Ltd.

Jeff Cone is a CPA with over 30 years of experience and has worked with significant national clients.  He is primarily focused on providing forensic accounting services to legal professionals and companies involved in disputes.

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