Reading Financial Statements for Lawyers and other Legal Professionals
During Part 1 of this presentation, Mr. O’Neill discussed:
- Accounting equation
- Liability and equity
- GAAP (General Accepted Accounting Principles)
- Significant principles
- Accounting methods
- Levels of assurance
- Balance sheets
- Asset categories
- Liabilities and retained earnings
During Part 2 of this presentation, Mr. O’Neill discussed:
- Matching principles
- Cost of goods sold
- Income statements
- Cash flow statements
- Investment/financial activities
- Balance sheet test cases
Meet Your Speaker
Mr. P. Dermot O'Neill is a CPA with more than 40 years of public accounting experience with a B.S. in economics from Villanova University. P. Dermot's practice concentrates in areas of forensic accounting, litigation, support, business valuation, transaction consulting, financial analysis, and income taxation. He has provided consulting and expert witness assistance is cases involving oppressed shareholders, personal injury, wrongful death, accounting malpractice, contract and tort issues. P. Dermot is the managing editor of the National Litigation Consultants' Review which he has written numerous articles. He has testified as an expert in many states, as well as the Federal Bankruptcy Court and Federal District Court. P. Dermot has presented continuing professional education seminars sponsored by various state accounting institutes and societies, bar associations and universities.
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