CITY BAR CENTER FOR CLE ACCOUNTING FOR LAWYERS Friday February

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					                                               CITY BAR CENTER FOR CLE
        ACCOUNTING                                                                                                            Agenda

       FOR LAWYERS                                                                        9:00–9:05

                                                                                          9:05–10:25
                                                                                                           Introduction

                                                                                                           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
matters.
                                                                                          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
                                                                                                                   Sandy Cheshire

                     Program Co-instructors
                                 Sandy Cheshire
                                     Director
                               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:
                                                                                                                                    Registration Information

          FOR LAWYERS
                                                                                                              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
                                                                                                              www.nycbar.org.
                                                                                                              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
                                                                                                              online programs.
Name __________________________________________________________________________
                                                                                                              CLE certificates: Certificates for attending a program are given out and signed by a CLE staff
Firm ___________________________________________________________________________                              member at the end of the program. You are responsible for keeping a copy of the CLE
                                                                                                              certificate for your own records.An administrative fee of $10 will be charged for replacement
Address_________________________________________________________ Floor/Suite _______                          CLE certificates.
City ________________________ State _____ Zip ________ E-mail _________________________                       Advance registration is advised. An additional fee of $25 will be charged for “walk-in”
                                                                                                              registrations—those received later than 3:00 p.m. one business day prior to the program.
Phone _____________________________________ Fax __________________________________
                                                                                                              Please allow 3-5 weeks for delivery of tapes, CDs, DVDs and course materials.
Please specify your area of practice _______________________________________________________                  International orders will be sent by traceable means, and an additional charge for
                                                                                                              shipping will be named by the recipient.
I Enclosed is my check for ______________, payable to the Association of the Bar.                             All information is subject to change.
                                                                                                              All programs and products are sponsored by the CLE Committee, Valerie L. Fitch, Chair.
I AMEX Card Number __ __ __ __ - __ __ __ __ __ __ - __ __ __ __ __ Exp. Date _____________

I Visa I MC            Card Number __ __ __ __ - __ __ __ __ - __ __ __ __ - __ __ __ __ Exp. Date ________


Amount to charge ______________ Signature _____________________________________________