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James A. O'Brien Sr.

Professional Specialist

BIO

James O'Brien (Jamie) teaches Business Law, Tax and other law and tax-related courses to Undergraduate, Master of Accountancy, Master of Business Administration, Executive MBA, and Master of Nonprofit Administration students. He is a CPA, as well as an Attorney, and is actively involved in professional development and service within the accounting and legal communities, presently serving on the Indiana Board of Accountancy. O'Brien is also very involved in the St. Joseph County Community and serves as a County Councilman assisting St. Joseph County as a local legislator. O'Brien serves the Accountancy Department as the Assistant Chair and also advises students concerning course selection, the CPA examination requirements, and other academic matters. He serves on the Board of Directors for Hannah and Friends, a local nonprofit and the Farm of the Child, a Honduran Orphanage. O'Brien is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a B.B.A. in Accountancy, summa cum laude, and of the Notre Dame Law School, also summa cum laude.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

EDUCATION

TEACHING

  • Business Law Property and Negotiable Instruments
  • Business Law: Property and Negotiable Instruments
  • Federal Taxation
  • BUS LAW CONTRACTS & AGENCY
  • Business Law for Executives
  • Business Law for Managers
  • Business Law Contracts & Agency
  • Business Law For Executives
  • Business Law: Contracts and Agency
  • Business Law: Property & Negotiable Instruments

PUBLICATIONS

Books

Advanced Accounting 12th Edition, (with Tom Schaefer), (2014).

Advanced Accounting 11th Edition, (with Tom Schaefer), (2012).

Advanced Accounting 10th Edition, (with Tom Schaefer), (2010).

Advanced Accounting, (with Tom Schaefer), (2008).

Advanced Accounting, (with Tom Schaefer), (2006).

PRESENTATIONS

James O'Brien, Northwest Indiana CPA Society (CPE), Northwest Indiana CPA Society, Indiana, "2013 Annual Tax Update," (December3, 2013).

James O'Brien, Northwest Indiana CPA Society (CPE), Northwest Indiana CPA Society, Indiana, "2012 Annual Tax Update," (November27, 2012).

James O'Brien, Northwest Indiana CPA Society (CPE), Northwest Indiana CPA Society, Indiana, "2011 Annual Tax Update," (November30, 2011).

James O'Brien, Northwest Indiana CPA Society (CPE), Northwest Indiana CPA Society, Indiana, "2010 Annual Tax Update," (November30, 2010).

James O'Brien, Northwest Indiana CPA Society (CPE), Northwest Indiana CPA Society, Indiana, "2009 Annual Tax Update," (December1, 2009).

James O'Brien, Northwest Indiana CPA Society (CPE), Northwest Indiana CPA Society, Indiana, "2008 Annual Tax Update," (December2, 2008).

James O'Brien, Northwest Indiana CPA Society (CPE), Northwest Indiana CPA Society, Indiana, "2007 Annual Tax Update," (November27, 2007).

James O'Brien, Annual (2006) Tax Update, Northwest Indiana CPA Society, Merrillville, Indiana, "2006 Annual Tax Update Seminar," (November28, 2006).

James O'Brien, CPE - Seminar (TAX), South Carolina CPA, Greenville, South Carolina, "2006 Tax Law Updated," (October18, 2006).