Michael G. Polis and Natalie A. Johnston recently presented a day-long continuing legal education seminar for the National Business Institute entitled Accounting 101 for Attorneys. The seminar took place in Sacramento and was attended by a variety of private attorneys, in-house legal counsel, business managers, and controllers. Mr. Polis and Ms. Johnston lectured on a variety of topics, including basic accounting terms, how to read financial statements, understanding GAAP, interpreting the numbers, identifying fraud, using accounting and financial records as evidence, and complying with ethical standards. Mr. Polis has a wealth of experience in accounting, both in his previous career as a certified public accountant and in his current position as managing partner of Wilke Fleury. Mr. Polis also has extensive experience teaching. He has been an instructor for the California State University, Sacramento, University of California, Davis, and the University of Phoenix. Ms. Johnston obtained her accounting knowledge from the University of California, Davis, Graduate School of Management, where she received her Masters in Business Administration in 2008.