Leasing can be a cost-effective way to facilitate the acquisition of new office and technology equipment. More than 80 percent of businesses in the United States lease equipment and the legal industry is no different. This session will decode the language of leasing and review the terms and conditions that will affect the process and economics of your lease. You will leave this session with a greater understanding of how firms are using leasing to facilitate office projects and maximize after-tax profits.

Objectives:

  • Differentiate the different types of leases (capital lease, operating lease, tax lease).
  • Identify the pending lease accounting changes.
  • Discuss the considerations of leasing versus buying.
  • Identify the terms and conditions that affect the process and economics of your lease.
  • Examine and share case studies of how firms use leasing to facilitate office projects and maximize after-tax profits.

Speaker Information:

Christina Floyd is a Certified Lease and Finance Professional (CLFP), and has almost a decade of equipment leasing knowledge and dedicated experience working with the legal industry. Floyd holds a bachelor's degree in communications from St. John Fisher College and an MBA from St. John Fisher College. Additionally, she has successfully completed the Legal Management Finance Specialist Certificate Program through the ALA. In her tenure, Floyd has been instrumental in growing First American's Legal Business to more than 200 firms.

Karen Leastman has more than a decade of equipment leasing knowledge and dedicated experience working with the law firm industry. She holds a bachelor's degree in business administration and finance from Roberts Wesleyan College. Since joining First American in 2003, she has been a key contributor in building First American's law firm division which now serves more than 200 law firms across the United States, including AMLAW 100 and 200 firms. As a Certified Lease and Finance Professional (CLFP), Leastman is a leader in the equipment leasing industry.

Other Info:

  • 60 Minutes
  • Audience: Intermediate
  • CLM App Management Category -FS: Operations Management
Live Webcast Information
Start Time:
October 11, 2018 3:00 PM Eastern
2:00 PM Central, 1:00 PM Mountain, 12:00 PM Pacific
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Estimated Length:
1 hour
Registration Time Remaining:
21 days, 19 hours
ALA Member Price:
$109.00
Non-Member Price:
$129.00
Equipment Leasing Considerations and Strategies
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Association of Legal Administrators
CLMSM Recertification Credit: 1.00
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