Law Firm Trust and General Books, Records and Accounts – Best Practices and the Use of Electronic Banking/Transaction Methods
Description: This session will go through the best practices for both trust and general law firm bookkeeping with illustrative examples. The session will cover recommendations from the Law Society’s auditors on maintaining books and records in compliance with the Law Society’s Legal Profession Act and Rules and go through the risks of using electronic banking in a law practice. This session is ideal for both law society members, their administrative staff and/or bookkeepers (anyone working with the law firm’s trust and general books and records).
Presenters: Sara Jiménez, CPA, CA, CFF, CFE and Gustavo Jiménez, CPA, CGA, CFE – Sara and Gustavo have worked extensively with lawyers and law firms in both Alberta and the Yukon, performing trust audits and investigations, and assisting members with the proper maintenance of law firm books and records. Sara and Gustavo run a CPA practice in Calgary, AB, performing forensic accounting and litigation support services and working with small business clients providing accounting and taxation compliance services and business advisory services.