Levin College of Law
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Finance for Lawyers

Course Number: LAW 6761 Credits: 1


  • (LAW 6761)

Note: This course is asynchronous online. Students who have taken the 3 credit course in ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE FOR LAWYERS may NOT take this course.

This course will introduce students to the elements of finance: use of a financial calculator, including computation of the present and future value of a sum, the present and future value of an annuity, an amortization, a sinking fund, plus the proper statement of an interest rate, including its conversion from a nominal to an effective rate or an annual percentage rate or yield. The course relates finance and accounting to practical situations likely to arise in many areas of law, including family, tort, tax, corporate, debtor-creditor, bankruptcy, retirement planning, estate planning, trusts, and property law.