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You can complete half of the requirements for the Legal Management Finance Specialist Certificate Program. The best part? The courses are already included in your conference registration dollars (a $479–$599 value). Then finish up the course work with ALA’s FM2: Financial Information and Analysis e-learning course. Learn more about the certificate program.
These six, 90-minute courses are spread throughout each day of the conference. Through case studies, lectures, videos, readings and exams, you will be guided to evaluate presented resources in relation to your professional experiences and apply effective financial decision-making skills. Topics include general accounting; banking and investment; trust accounting; payroll, taxes and reporting; legal organization structures; and special accounting issues.
11:15 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
FM11: The Basic Principles of General Accounting
FM12: Increase Your Knowledge of Banking and Investment
FM14: Improve Your Knowledge of Trust Accounting
FM20: Insights into Special Accounting Issues
FM25: The Ins and Outs of Payroll, Taxes and Reporting
FM33: Understanding Legal Organization Structures
Sessions offered in this track are available for all attendees with any working knowledge within the field of study. No advance preparation is necessary.
Sessions offered in this track assume that attendees have a working knowledge in the field of study and have fewer than 10 years in the legal industry.
Sessions offered in this track assume that attendees have more than 10 years of experience and/or an advanced degree in the field of study.
All applicants for the CLM program must meet certain education prerequisites before sitting for the CLM exam. At this conference, one or more sessions will assist you in meeting the educational prerequisite requirements. All such sessions have been clearly labeled with the CLM logo. A CLM Application Course List will be available to keep track of the sessions you attend and to help you plan.
The 2018 Annual Conference & Expo is being reviewed and hours for HRCI recertification credits are currently being calculated. Please check back for details.
The 2018 Annual Conference & Expo is being reviewed and hours for CPE credits are currently being calculated. Please check back for details.
The 2018 Annual Conference & Expo is being reviewed and hours for SHRM recertification credits are currently being calculated. Please check back for details.