Accounting for Lawyers: Financial Statement Manipulation—Revenue Recognition (On Demand Seminar)

MCLE Credits: 2.0
Ethics Credits Included: 0.0

MCLE Credit: 2.0 (Ethics: 0.0)
Live-Interactive Credit: 0.0
Price: $149 (Includes a downloadable audio version.)
Viewable Through: 01/31/2025


A pre-recorded streaming VIDEO from the January 2022 webcast, Accounting for Lawyers: Financial Statement ManipulationRevenue Recognition.

Course Purpose

This final course in the Accounting for Lawyers trilogy discusses accounting issues more prevalent in the practice of law, to include the audit process, internal controls in the accounting function, going concern analysis, and the reliance placed on the auditor’s report. This course also covers the common ways in which financial statements are manipulated, which often includes elements of recognition of revenues and expenses.


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Gilbert L. Carey, JD, CPA, Wolcott Rivers Gates / Virginia Beach
Gilbert Carey is an attorney and certified public accountant who practices in the areas of Taxation, Business Law, and Estate Planning, solving business and legal challenges for privately held businesses and their owners.

Mr. Carey regularly advises clients on tax matters, including business, trust, estate, and personal income taxation; and represents clients in tax disputes with state and federal tax agencies and in the U.S. Tax Court. He also advises businesses on transactional matters and counsels business owners on the development of business succession strategies as part of a comprehensive estate and wealth preservation plan.

Before moving to Hampton Roads and joining Wolcott Rivers Gates, Mr. Carey was engaged in the practice of law with prominent law firms in New York and Atlanta, where he worked on tax, business, and estate planning matters. He served as general counsel to private manufacturing companies and was a tax consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Boston, where he advised privately held companies on a wide array of tax matters.

Immediately following law school, Mr. Carey was a personal law clerk to Hon. Lawrence E. Kahn, U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of New York.

Mr. Carey teaches and lectures on accounting, business, and tax planning matters. He served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Albany Law School in Albany, New York (2002–2017) and at the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School in Charlottesville, Virginia (2014–2017).

Mr. Carey is an Officer in the U.S. Army Reserve, where he currently serves as a Rule of Law Team Chief for the 213th Legal Operations Detachment. The Rule of Law Team provides guidance and legal counsel to commanders on the international legal framework for rule of law across the full spectrum of military operations, both along and beyond the conflict spectrum.

Mr. Carey is a graduate of Northeastern University and Albany Law School. He is admitted to practice in Virginia, Georgia, Massachusetts, and New York and before the U.S. Tax Court.

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