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Accounting Principles for Attorneys: What Every Lawyer Needs to Know

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  • Description

    The drafting of documents and generating of reports should be second nature to those in the legal profession. But in the realm of accounting, lawyers may find themselves completely over their heads. This CLE course explores the various accounting principles and standards every lawyer must know. The course describes the various organizations involved in setting the standards, how to create a balance sheet, arrange a corporate capital structure, present an income statement and a statement of cash flow. The course also offer tools for reports on audited financial statements, the review and compilation of services and a thorough review of taxation for lawyers.

  • Instructor Bio

    Stephen Herbes

    Stephen F. Herbes is Assistant General Counsel at the 1199 SEIU National Benefit and Pension Funds. He graduated from Harvard Law School and earned an LLM in taxation from New York University School of Law. A Certified Public Accountant and Certified Employee Benefits Specialist, Mr. Herbes has written and lectured extensively on qualified retirement plans, employee benefits, and executive compensation arrangements. He can be reached at (646) 473-6040 or