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Legal Theory and Case Law

 Legal Theory and Case Law
CPE Credit

Program Type: Recorded Webinar (Audio, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Basic
Prerequisites: Previous training or experience with the fundamentals of accounting, finance, economics, and business writing.
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: Two (2) Hours
Fields of Study: Accounting
Item Number: 14PMAFF0429
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $110.00
Program Description

This Webinar will help explain the legal theories underlying various types of litigation, including the key statutes and case law that define the scope of damages. Instruction will also cover the Federal Rules of Evidence and report preparation under Federal Rule 26(a)(2)(B).

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- Implement and apply legal concepts protocol to financial expert engagements
- Identify the responsibilities of an expert, from retention through resolution of the proceeding
- Withstand motions to exclude expert testimony
- Interface with counsel on substantive and strategic issues throughout the legal proceeding

Who Should Attend

CPAs, valuation experts, economists, and other financial professionals who render services designed to assist in the resolution of legal disputes involving financial matters. The Webinar is designed to serve the educational needs of financial professionals rendering expert consulting services in connection with legal matters involving business or personal damages, disputes over business valuation, intellectual property, marital dissolution, accounting issues, fraud, and any matter where financial determinations are required. This training is geared toward the seasoned practitioner and utilizes state-of-the-art training techniques to maximize learning and retention. Less-seasoned practitioners have much to gain also, because this training, as challenging as it is, will broaden their perspectives and tune their skills for working effectively with legal professionals.


Jeffrey D. Diamond, JD
Mr. Jeffrey Diamond joined the NACVA® faculty in 2007. He teaches the legal theory and case law portion of the MAFF program and is a member of the Expert Witness Bootcamp faculty team. Mr. Diamond brings to NACVA his more than 35 years of experience as a practicing litigation attorney, specializing in insurance law and related matters, with extensive experience as both a trial and appellate lawyer. He has been recognized by the prestigious legal publication Martindale-Hubbell as an "AV-" rated attorney, the highest rating awarded to lawyers who exhibit pre-eminent ability and ethics, and was honored as a 2013 Georgia Super Lawyer.

He has earned a reputation amongst colleagues and clients for his knowledge, experience, professionalism, and integrity. Having relocated from Los Angeles, California, to Atlanta, Georgia, in 2007, Mr. Diamond is an active member of both the State Bars of California and Georgia. His well-rounded professional background includes service as a Law School Professor at both Georgia State University College of Law and Atlanta's John Marshall Law School. Mr. Diamond is known for his enthusiastic, entertaining, and dynamic teaching style as he shares his knowledge and experience with his NACVA students.