Accounting for Lawyers



SLN #: 15934
Course Prefix: LAW-691
Course Section: 012
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Friedman

Course Description:
This course is designed to introduce the basic elements of financial accounting to attorneys. This course will present the “Fundamentals of Accounting” as well as the “Accounting Principles” that form the foundation for current day accounting. The students will gain an understanding of Financial Statements, Financial Statement and Auditing reporting requirements and a general overview of the entities that set the rules, ethics and standards for the accounting profession. The course is divided into three (3) sections consisting of the introduction of accounting, forensic and valuation issues and the examination and cross-examination of accountants (in conjunction with the WP Carey School of Business).

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 2
Grading Option: Pass/Fail Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Online Course Site: Blackboard