The American Association of Attorney-CPAs
Washington Chapter presents:
BRIDGES BETWEEN THE CPA
AND LEGAL PROFESSIONS
James J. Rigos, Attorney, CPA, CMA and
Joseph L. Brotherton, Attorney, CPA
This five hour program will focus on the significant differences between the ethical rules of a lawyer and CPA in Washington. We will also discuss the conflicts of interest that are applicable to both professions.
James J. Rigos is an attorney-CPA-CMA who has written and lectured widely in the area of professional accounting individual and CPA firm ethics and legal liability. He has been involved as an advocate in over 200 legal and ethical claims against CPAs since 1980. He has served on the WSCPA’s Mediation Committee and the AICPA’s Accountants Legal Liability Committee. He is a national Director of the AAA-CPA and past President of the Washington State chapter
of the AAA-CPA.
Joseph L. Brotherton is a graduate of the University of Washington School of Business and the University of Washington School of Law. He practiced with Price Waterhouse before establishing his own law firm and CPA firm. He continues to practice in those areas and is an active builder, developer and operator of real estate projects in Washington, Alaska and Arizona. He founded the Washington chapter of AAA-CPA, is a past President of the National AAA-CPA organization and currently serves as President of the AAA-CPA Foundation. Joe and his wife Maureen have five children, including at least one lawyer and one CPA so far. He serves on various boards and teaches at The University of Washington Law School.
Date: Friday, December 10, 2010
Location: Isaacson & Wilson, P.S., 1200 Fifth Ave., Suite 1900, Seattle, WA 98101
Education: 5 CPE/(M)CLE credit (have been applied for)
Call 888-ATTY-CPA or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.