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									FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN LEGAL SERVICES: FOR ALL PROGRAMS, NOT JUST LSC GRANTEES December 5 - 8, 2007 San Francisco, CA GERRY SINGSEN Management Consultant and Former LSC Vice President for Finance and Management and JUDY ARRIGO Accounting Consultant to Legal Services Programs and Former CRLA Comptroller This program covers the areas you need to manage the finances of your legal services program, whether you are LSC, IOLTA or government funded. It prepares you on the LSC Accounting and Audit Guides and OMB Circulars A-110, A-122 and A-133. It reviews compliance issues for LSC, HUD, Title III and DOJ. Regularly updated, it has met the needs of a thousand legal services Executive Directors, Financial Officers, Administrators and other managers since 1985. The intensive, three-day training (Wednesday to Friday) provides up-to-the-minute, comprehensive information for financial management in legal services, including the basic rules, the proven management techniques and interpretations of regulations, Guides and standards. Once again, we also offer, just for LSC grantees, a Saturday morning seminar going into much greater detail on the many unique LSC regulations with financial management elements, such as PAI, fund balances, subgrants, program integrity, alien representation, lobbying, questioned costs and the grant assurances. Major topics covered during the first three days include budgeting, grant planning, allocations and time records, property management, grant conditions, restrictions on fund use, OMB rules, internal controls, multiple funding sources, accounting software, grant reporting, management reports, audits and compliance supplements.

For further information, please contact Singsen & Tyrrell Associates, 361 School Street, Watertown, MA 02472 (617-926-0246) (

PROGRAM AGENDA (Preliminary Outline) Wednesday, December 5: (Register at 8:45 a.m.) Basic accounting rules for nonprofit, grant-funded programs Cost standards Budgeting and grant planning, including outcome measures

Accounting Software Thursday, December 6: Internal controls Allocation systems and time records Management and grant reporting Friday, December 7: (Friday session finishes at 5:00 p.m.) Compliance with grant conditions, assurances, regulations and fund restrictions Audits, including compliance supplements State Justice Community issues Saturday, December 8: (Saturday session finishes at 1:00 p.m.) LSC’s special financial management regulations

REGISTRATION INFORMATION The training program will be held at the Tuscan Inn, Fisherman’s Wharf, 425 Northpoint Street, San Francisco, CA 94133. The hotel is located in the historic Fisherman’s Wharf area. Check it out at The room rate for the program is $135.00 single or double (mention “Financial Management in Legal Services” or “Singsen & Tyrrell Associates Group” when you call). Reserve your room now by calling 1-415-292-4535 (leave voicemail if there is no answer) or email After Friday, November 16 the hotel cannot guarantee this rate or even that there will be rooms available.

REGISTRATION FORM Program Name: ________________________________________________________ Program Address: ______________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ Please register the following people for the training session on Financial Management in Legal Services being held in San Francisco on December 5 - 8, 2007. Name Position Email Address 1. _______________________________ __________________ ______________________ This person will ___ will not ___ attend the Saturday seminar. 2. _______________________________ __________________ ______________________ This person will ___ will not ___ attend the Saturday seminar.

3. _______________________________ __________________ ______________________ This person will ___ will not ___ attend the Saturday seminar. Enclosed is our check for $________ to cover our participation, made payable to “Singsen & Tyrrell Associates.” We understand that if we must cancel for any reason, $50 of this amount will not be refunded. Mail to: Singsen & Tyrrell Associates, 361 School Street, Watertown, MA 02472 or email to

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