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Education & Training

Education

Graduated Cum Laude, Oklahoma City University, with Bachelor of Science degree in Legal Studies (Pre-Law) and Legal Assistant (Paralegal Studies) in May 1994.
Obtained Certified Fraud Examiner’s (CFE) designation in December 1999 by the Board of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners located in Austin, Texas.
Certified Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Investigator, May 2003. Certified Fraud Specialist (CFS) January 2010. Certified Legal Assistant (CLA).
Licensed Oklahoma Real Estate Sales Associate (11 years) presently inactive.

Training

  • Advanced Governmental Auditing
  • Federal Compliance Requirements
  • Analytical Review
  • Governmental Accounting Principals
  • Writing Governmental Audit Reports
  • Advanced Governmental Accounting (GASB)
  • From Auditor to Manager
  • GAO and AICPA Regulations
  • SAS Supplements
  • Government Auditing Standards
  • Statistical Sampling
  • Legal Research in County Government
  • Financial Fraud and Abuse
  • Evaluation of Internal Controls
  • Study of County Audit Programs
  • Work Paper Preparation
  • Effective Writing for Auditors
  • Office State Finance New Accounting
  • SAS Review, Field Work
  • Planning, Monitoring & Supervision
  • Accounting Fundamentals/State Agency
  • Fraudulent Financial Transactions
  • Investigations
  • Legal Elements of Fraud
  • Criminology
  • Ethics
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Management Directive

Internship

Completed a two (2) year legal internship for Senator Darryl F. Roberts, Oklahoma Senate Majority Leader. 

Seminars & Class Instruction

Certified Fraud Examiners “Who we are . . . What we do . . . Digging deeper”

Certified Public Accountant Conference July 23, 2014

Presentation by: Eva Jo Sparks CFE, CFS, CLA