CITY BAR CENTER FOR CLE
FOR LAWYERS 9:00–9:05
Reading a Set of Financial Statements
Friday, February 13, 2009 / 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
•Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Statement of Shareholders’
No matter what an attorney's more specific area of practice, the ability to read and Equity
understand basic financial information adds value to delivering high-quality services •Fundamental principles of recognition and measurement:
to clients. Accounting for Lawyers is designed for all lawyers who need and want to revenue, expenses
gain a clearer understanding of accounting and financial statements and the use of •Use of fair value; materiality; contingencies
such information in real-life practice situations. Offering both a traditional step-by- Shari Helaine Lichtman
step instruction on the basics of the financial statements as well as an in-depth,
practical case study, this course offers the practicing lawyer the skills to read and 10:25–10:40 Break
interpret accounting and financial statements as it may apply to diverse professional
10:40–12:00 Case Studies
•Looking beyond the basic facts provided
•Applying revenue recognition rules to complex situations
(two case studies)
•The role of attorneys and ethical considerations
Operations & Strategy
AIG Domestic Claims, Inc.
Shari Helaine Lichtman
Attorney & CPA
Litigation and Professional Education
3.0 credits total: 2.5 credits in professional practice & 0.5 credits in ethics.
This live program provides New York & California transitional/non-transitional credit
to all attorneys.
Illinois credit differs as it is based on a 60-minute credit hour.
ACCOUNTING Program Location:
All programs are held at:
New York City Bar
42 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036
Friday, February 13, 2009 / 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To Register: Call (212) 382-6663 or fax (212) 869-4451; mail registration form to the City Bar
Center for CLE, 42 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036, or register online at
Scholarships & Discounts: Financial scholarships are available; please call (212) 382-6663
Live Program (includes materials): for an application.All applications must be submitted three weeks prior to the program. 50%
I $205 Member I $315 Nonmember discounts off of member and nonmember prices are available for government and public
Walk in Registration (includes materials): interest attorneys, students, and academics. A 20% discount off of member and nonmember
I $230 Member I $340 Nonmember prices are available for firms and corporations that register four or more people for a
combination of programs or video replays.
CDs (includes materials):
I $335 Member I $405 Nonmember *Non-legal professionals receive the Member Rate.
Videotapes (includes materials): Illinois credit differs as it is based on a 60-minute credit hour. Illinois ethics credits
I $405 Member I $475 Nonmember cannot be awarded until the MCLE Board of Illinois approves an ethics component
DVDs (includes materials): per individual program. For programs that provide ethics credit, Illinois ethics
I $445 Member I $535 Nonmember credits are pending.
Materials Only (no CLE credit): Cancellations & Refunds: For live programs and video replays, refunds and program credits
I $105 Member I $135 Nonmember are available provided cancellation is made in writing and received by the City Bar Center prior
to the program. A $35 administrative fee will be charged for all refunds. The cancellation fee
SOURCE CODE: EFL-AFL-021309 will be deducted directly from the refund. For program credits no administrative fee will be
Please check if you are interested in receiving California and/or Illinois CLE credit. charged. Program credits must be used within one year of the original program date.
Please note the credit for Illinois differs from New York & California. Cancellations must be in writing and faxed to the City Bar Center at (212) 869-4451. Refunds
I California I Illinois and program credits are not available for the purchase of tapes, CDs, DVDs, course materials or
CLE certificates: Certificates for attending a program are given out and signed by a CLE staff
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certificate for your own records.An administrative fee of $10 will be charged for replacement
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