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Finance for Lawyers 2019 *In-Person Only at D.C. Bar* (NEW)

Date(s):
November 19, 2019
Description:
Credits: 6.0 Credit Hours
 
Description:  Many common legal situations have a financial component – from bankruptcy and business transactions to divorce and personal injury. Attorneys don’t have to be accountants but having an understanding of financial concepts is crucial for every well-rounded attorney.  Finance for Lawyers explains key financial and accounting concepts and breaks down the complexities of financial data.  Among the topics the presenter will discuss are:
 
  • Understanding financial statements
  • Accounting methodologies and principles
  • Governmental and non-governmental reporting
  • Private company accounting (GAAP)
  • Key numbers and ratios
  • Present value concepts and business valuations
  • The attorney’s role in financial audits
  • Basic concepts of financial investment
  • Financial fraud schemes.
The goal for those who attend is to develop an intuitive understanding of finance basics without having to decipher complex financial or mathematical formulas.
 
Faculty:
  • Joseph Novello, Financial Training Organization
Fee: $189 D.C. Bar Community Members; $209 D.C. Bar Members; $229 Government and Non-profit Attorneys; $269 Others
 
The D.C. Bar CLE Program now offers discounted group registration rates!  For more information, contact the CLE Office at CLE@dcbar.org or 202-626-3488.
 
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