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LAW 0570: Accounting for Lawyers
Summer 2021 • Section 51

Course Description

The course is designed to simplify the accounting process and instill confidence in students that they can handle situations where accounting and finances come into play. The course will explain the accounting process from original entry to the production of financial statements; it will critically examine evolving accounting standards and procedures; students will learn to analyze financial statements; the importance of the time value of money, and the various liabilities that will be of importance to them; and accounting problems. Finally, students will learn about accounting systems and the importance of internal control. The course is designed for students who have no previous study of accounting but who plan to engage in commercial, corporate, tax, or any legal practice where finances are an issue.


Day/Time Location
T/Th 6:00-7:50 PM TBA

Course Details

  • William Homer
Credit Hours

2 Credits


No Limit

Course Type
  • Exam
Course Modality


Fulfills J.D. Requirement




Registration Info

Registration Notes

Classes start the week of May 24. The last week of classes is the week of July 5 (Monday's class will meet on Tuesday, July 6th). Final exams are July 12-14.

Book List/Materials

Materials To Be Announced