Instructional Delivery Method: Group Live-Seminar

CLE Credit: 8 Hours - Earn CLE Credit

In one interesting and informative day you will learn how to use financial statements to properly evaluate any firm’s financial health.

Your customized in-house seminar utilizes a comprehensive “real-life” case study of a public company your firm can choose to illustrate how to use financial statements, calculate financial ratios, determine a firm’s strength and weaknesses and plan your litigation accordingly. No other seminar company customizes this topic to this extent – your CLE training can also serve as a consulting engagement.

Learn as much “real-life” finance in one day
as you would in a ten-week MBA course.

  • Master the Core Principles of Finance and Accounting Critical for Effective Litigation


  • Understand the Balance Sheet, Income Statement and Cash Flows


  • Properly Calculate Financial Ratios -Learn What To Observe and Why


  • Use Financial Statements to Gauge the Fiscal Health of Any Company


  • Plan Litigation Based on a Firm’s Financial Strengths and Weaknesses


  • Depose Expert Financial Witnesses With Confidence


  • Spot the Most Common Frauds and Financial Misrepresentations


  • Understand the Legitimate ‘Tricks-n-Traps’ of the Accounting Profession
  • Understanding Accounting and the Language of Business


  • Using the Balance Sheet


    • Understanding the Order of Presentation and Why


    • Using the 4 Quadrants To Instantly Evaluate Debt and Liquidity


  • Using the Income Statement and Evaluating the Firm’s Profit Checkpoints


  • Understand Financial Ratios, Calculations, Relevancy and Analysis to Benchmark


    • Liquidity, Management Effectiveness, Leverage and Profitability


    • Your Firm vs. Industry Averages – Including Law Firm Industry Averages


  • Understanding the Statement of Cash Flows – Gauge the Real Quality of Net Income


  • How To Use Value Line Reports


  • Understanding Audit Reports and the Quality of Information Being Analyzed

Who should attend: Attorneys who practice in the areas of commercial litigation, bankruptcy, corporate and business law, corporate general counsel, securities, mergers and acquisitions, banking, personal injury, product liability, environmental law, family law and general litigation should attend.

Prerequisites: None

Program Level: Basic

Advance preparation: None

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Cost effective for 10 or more employees. Click here for more information on in-house seminars.

NCCE is only holding in-house seminars right now but NCCE will offer our seminars including Understanding and Analyzing Financial Statements for Attorneys to the public starting in 2013.


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