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Finance for Lawyers - Part 2

Total Credits: 3 CLE

Average Rating:
4 Hours
Audio and Video



This program will be available the day of the program only, you will not be able to access it after the broadcast.


Veteran CPA and financial trainer Joe Novello takes complex concepts and breaks them down in a simple, easy-to-follow format. He uses humor, intrigue, and real-world examples to highlight key takeaways for lawyers.



The goal of this two-part seminar is to provide you with a solid understanding of the basics of finance. A case study of an existing public company is used to illustrate financial concepts in an easy-to-understand way.

• You’ll learn to identify and use financial accounting information relevant to a wide range of legal matters.

• You’ll gain a competitive edge in negotiation or litigation with an increased understanding of financial matters.


Joseph Novello, CPA MBA, began his career in accounting and management consulting at Ernst & Young in

New York City. He obtained his CPA license in New York and his MBA in Finance from New York University. He’s gained a wealth of experience from working in both domestic and foreign Fortune 500 companies as Controller, CFO, Director of Planning and Analysis, and Director of Sales Operations. Mr. Novello’s goal is to present lawyers with an easy-to-understand program that will make dealing with a client’s financial matters more manageable.


Part One will cover:

  • The Basic Equation of Finance
  • Financial Statements
  • Accounting Methodologies and Principles
  • Who’s Who in Financial Reporting


Part Two will cover:

  • Private Company Accounting
  • Key Numbers and Ratios
  • Present Value Concepts and Business Valuations
  • The Lawyer’s Role in Financial Audits
  • Basic Concepts of Financial Investment
  • Financial Fraud Schemes

** This program will be available the day of the program only, you will not be able to access it after the broadcast.




Overall:      4.5

Total Reviews: 13


Samuel V

"Very helpful to see into the accounting world as an in-house attorney. I work with our company's Finance team regularly, and this was extremely useful in those relationships."

Caroline F

"A little dry but overall good presentation"