Accounting for Lawyers Concise

Author: Matthew Barrett
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 9781599416724
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The concise version of the most widely adopted text in the field continues to respond to a demand for a briefer, less detailed casebook that introduces novices to how accounting issues frequently arise in the practice of law. Designed specifically for one- and two-credit hour courses for law students with no accounting background, the text of the Concise Fifth Edition is more than forty percent shorter than the Fifth Edition, so students will find this text less expensive and easier to master. The Concise Fifth Edition offers a broad overview of the field, which its earliest predecessor, the first casebook on accounting law for students, pioneered almost 70 years ago. The first section of each chapter, entitled "Importance to Lawyers," explains how accounting concepts and financial statements affect legal issues. Like the Fifth edition, the Concise Fifth Edition uses a "learn by doing" approach, including: Illustrative financial statements from Starbucks Corporation Multiple problems using the financial statements from Amazon.com, Inc., Google Inc., and United Parcel Service, Inc. To assist instructors, a companion site supplements the text with an electronic version of the teacher's manual, PowerPoint slides, chapter outlines, and sample exams.

Analytical Methods for Lawyers

Author: Howell Jackson
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781683282365
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This law school casebook was developed by a team of professors at Harvard Law School to introduce students with little or no quantitative background to the basic analytical techniques that attorneys need to master to represent their clients effectively. This casebook presents clear explanations of decision analysis, games and information, contracting, accounting, finance, microeconomics, economic analysis of the law, fundamentals of statistics, and multiple regression analysis. References and examples have been thoroughly updated for this 3rd edition, and exposition of a number of key topics has been reworked to reflect insights gained from teaching these topics using the 1st edition to many hundreds of Harvard Law students over the past decade.

A Finance Approach to Accounting for Lawyers

Author: George Mundstock
Publisher: West Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781587785238
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A Finance Approach to Accounting for Lawyers lays the foundation for understanding business in ways that will be useful in a law practice. It's a modern casebook for the traditional Accounting for Lawyers course. The text teaches financial accounting from the point of view of reading and using financial statements. The accounting discussion is organized in two parts. The first introduces the basic financial statements, and accrual and deferral. The second part deals with more advanced topics: intangibles, services, contingencies, consolidations, and acquisitions. One volume.

Introductory Accounting Finance and Auditing for Lawyers

Author: Lawrence A. Cunningham
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9780314280459
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book, now in its sixth edition and adopted at 80 schools in its 15-year history, presents accounting, finance and auditing using clear narrative with extensive illustrations. Written by a leading scholar of law and accounting, it balances accessibility with rigor. Pedagogical features that make this book easy to use include a coherent layout, complete set of PowerPoint slides, comprehensive Problems and Solutions, intriguing Conceptual Questions and International Comparisons plus a Glossary, Bibliography, Index and Teacher's Manual. It can be used as the primary book for a one-, two- or three-credit accounting course or to supplement business associations, corporations or corporate finance courses.

Basic Accounting Principles for Lawyers With Present Value and Expected Value

Author: C. Steven Bradford
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 163043079X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book is not a slimmed-down Accounting for Lawyers casebook, but a book especially designed as an auxiliary book for other courses that draw on accounting. It is brief, inexpensive, and gives students a plain English, sometimes even humorous, introduction to the basics of accounting and to the financial concepts of present value and expected value. It allows students to learn the essential accounting concepts outside of class so professors can spend more of valuable class time focusing on the core concepts of a course. The chapters are short and modular, so professors can assign as much or as little as students need to know for a course.

Corporate Finance in a Nutshell

Author: Jeffrey Haas
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9780314289636
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This up-to-date and comprehensive title covers the entire field of corporate finance, including the recent changes stemming from the Dodd-Frank Act. In addition to discussing accounting and valuation concepts, it provides extensive coverage of the legal and financial underpinnings of debt securities, preferred and common stock, and derivative instruments (options, forward contracts, futures contracts and swap contracts). It also provides sample valuation problems, answers, and explanations. Written in "plain-English," you will find the work particularly useful, with or without any business background.

Business Organizations

Author: Theresa A. Gabaldon
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454876484
Format: PDF, ePub
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Business Organizations is a pedagogically rich book recaptures student engagement in the course without sacrificing basic rigor. Transaction-oriented problems put the student in the practice role of advising a variety of businesses. Clear expository text provides context for cases. Features include: flowcharts, connections boxes, self-testing exercises, a series of interspersed exercises on ethics for business lawyers, a glossary of terms, and sidebars on numerical concepts and skills. Short, self-contained chapters facilitate the ability to teach them in almost any order. An online supplement includes a business concepts for lawyers module to be assigned as an instructor desires, as well as offers a variety of sample documents to show students the actual materials that lawyers work with every day. Key Features: Short, self-contained chapters make the book highly modular and enable professors to easily tailor the book to their syllabus. Detailed, problem-focused treatment of unincorporated entity issues and special transactional problems in counseling small businesses A free online supplement offers a module on business concepts for lawyers, and provides samples of documents that lawyers typically encounter.

Estates and Trusts

Author: Stewart E. Sterk
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781609303280
Format: PDF, ePub
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This casebook presents a functional approach to Trusts and Estates. In addition to a focus on recent cases, the book uses questions and problems to focus student attention on issues that face estate planners, litigators and policy makers. In each chapter, it integrates discussion of drafting and planning issues with its treatment of doctrine and policy. In addition, this casebook is accompanied by power point slides to use in explaining concepts for which diagrams are useful, such as intestate succession, the elective share, anti-lapse statutes, abatement and future interests.