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About the Book

Accounting and Corporate Finance for Lawyers

Stacey L. Bowers
University of Denver Sturm College of Law


2018. 500 pages. ISBN: 9781454878971
With Teacher's Manual.

About the Book


Accounting and Corporate Finance for Lawyers introduces law students to the fundamental concepts of accounting and corporate finance. Students learn how to read and understand financial statements and footnotes, assess a companyís financial position, and evaluate financial provisions and covenants in contracts. This book begins preparing students for success in the practice of law by providing the critical foundation of understanding accounting concepts and principles and the language of business people. 

Professors and students will benefit from: 

  • A reader-friendly organization and style
  • Discussion and examples of how the principles are applied in practice
  • Examples and exhibits that supplement the substance
  • Exercises and problems designed to build a studentís knowledge base