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Jan 25, 2019: Finance 101

January 25

PSALA Chapter Meetup – Finance 101

Please join us for our Finance 101 event where we will cover the law firm financial basics, including how firms work as profitable businesses. Topics covered will include client intake and assessment, setting billing rates and fee agreements, time entry practices, the billing and collections process and more. This session will be ideal for members who are new to the legal services industry or who work in non-finance roles and are interested in gaining a high-level understanding of how law firms make money.

Friday, January 25, 2019 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm (12:00-12:30-informal networking lunch; 12:30-1:30-program)
Where: Cozen O’Connor 999 Third Avenue, Suite 1900 Seattle, WA 98104
Lunch provided by The Catering Company! CLM® credits pending
Dial In Details: Toll-Free: 855-507-4171 Access Code: 206 373 7236 If you need any special accommodations, please contact:


Presenter: Trevor Varnes works with firm attorneys and staff to make data-based decisions. His primary responsibilities include oversight of the all firm financial functions, including the annual budgeting process, financial components of all firm timekeeper compensation processes, as well as the firm’s financial reporting and analytics infrastructure. Click here for more!
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CLM® Application Credit for Functional Specialists: [1] in the subject area of Finance toward the additional hours required of some Functional Specialists to fulfill the CLM application requirements. CLM® Recertification:[ 1] in the subject area of Finance.


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