Karen Kukla teaches Accounting for Lawyers at Syracuse University’s College of Law, in addition to graduate and undergraduate courses at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude, from Syracuse University. Professor Kukla was licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in 1985 (Commonwealth of Virginia); she was admitted to the bar of New York State in 1993 and the United States Supreme Court in 1998. After more than 30 years of experience in accounting and law, she now currently devotes full time to education. Professor Kukla’s teaching interests include financial and managerial accounting, fraud examination, taxation and business law.