Law Firm Accounting Basics

Understanding the complexities of law firm accounting

This course will give you a solid foundation of accounting for solo and small law firms. You will learn key concepts of bookkeeping and financial statements as applied to law firms, including:

- a glossary of key law firm terms

- monthly processes for law firms

- how to set up an accounting system for a law firm

- how to recognize different types of revenue

- basic income tax considerations

- an intro to IOLTA and trust accounting

Plus, a sample chart of accounts and other bonus material!

Course Instructors

Amanda Aguillard, CPA started Aguillard Accounting LLC in 2012, committed to running a cloud-based practice from anywhere in the world. She was the Xero Evangelist of the Year in 2016 and used her experience as an instructor of the Xero Certification Course to co-found Elefant, a software training company.She has been a Hubdoc Top 50 Cloud Accountant for the last two years. In 2017, she launched Bluewire Strategy, a consulting group that empowers traditional accounting firms to fully embrace the cloud with technology and processes.

While she holds a Masters Degree in Taxation from the University of Denver, she would much rather craft and implement ecosystems for small businesses, and help other advisors build and grow cloud-based practices.

Jan Haugo is the President of JH & Associates and loves helping people through education, training, and collaboration. She has spent the majority of her career in the accounting industry focusing on the legal niche, specifically passionate about integrations and third party apps. Jan’s work helping the accounting industry has been recognized by the CPA Academy, naming her one of the Most Powerful Women in Accounting. The respect of her peers has led her to be included in Intuit’s exclusive Trainer Writer Network as one of only 300 members worldwide. She continues the education and promotion of accounting and bookkeeping through ventures such as her USA Bookkeeping Facebook group which grew to over 2000 members in just over a year.

While growing her bookkeeping firm is her primary job by day, Jan spends as much time as she can enjoying golf and travel.

Class Curriculum

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.