Celesq® Programs

Using Financial Statements in Legal Practice

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CLE Credits

A working understanding of financial statements is critical for lawyers in transactions, disputes, employment, and finance. Using accounting and finance in legal practice is a skill that can be learned. This fast-paced program will provide a foundation in the basic financial statements and how they are used at the intersection of law and business. 

This 90-minute program will show you how to use the “language of business” in your practice.

Topics include: 

  • The balance sheets
  • The income statements
  • The cash flow statement and notes
  • The traps and treasures in GAAP financial statements
  • Using financial statements in legal practice, including transactions and financing
  • Understanding and using EBITDA
  • Using financial statements in litigation

Available in States

  • California
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Texas Self Study

Program Categories

  • Banking & Finance Law
  • Business Law
  • Business Organizations & Contracts
  • Federal Courts
  • Financial Regulatory
  • Financial Services
  • Florida Eligible


  • Areas of Professional Practice : 1 Credit