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Accounting 101 for New Lawyers

Monday, January 29, 2018 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA


(Rescheduled from 1/5/18)

"Friday Fundamentals” is the BBA’s weekly educational series designed to offer an introduction to the basic legal skills and fundamental knowledge lawyers need to get a foothold and grow in their understanding of a given area of practice. Click here to view a full list of the BBA’s upcoming Fundamentals programs.

Our panelists will discuss: The difference between auditors and forensic accountants; The basic attributes of financial statements (Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow) and valuable information that can be found in the footnotes; The importance of understanding financial statements, what they are, the relevance, how to read them, key metrics and various ways in which they can be analyzed them; Important metrics/considerations for damage analysis (business income losses, lost profits, post-closing disputes etc.) and potential red flags for fraud.

Registration Categories:
BBA Member – Free. Included as part of your membership.
Non-Member - $50.00

Sponsoring Section/Committee(s):




Carolyn Barrett


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