Seminar Focus:How To Read Financial Statements

Tuesday, January 1, 2008 - 01:00

The DC Bar Association will present a CLE seminar titled Financial Accounting Basics for Lawyers.

The program will take place on Wednesday, January 9 from 6 to 8:15 p.m. at the DC Bar Conference Center, 1250 H Street, NW, Washington, DC.

Participants will learn the basics of reading financial statements and receive a primer in three types of financial statements: the income statement, the balance sheet, and the statement of cash flows. Attendees also will learn the differing components of each and their interrelationships. In addition, the course will cover a variety of technical accounting matters that attorneys encounter in their practices, and recent developments. This course is designed for attorneys with little or no accounting background.

The speaker will be Mark Siegel, RiskMetrics Group.

For information on registration fees and available CLE credits, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metro-

To register for the program, call (202) 626-3488 or visit