Certifications

  • Certified Public AccountantState of Florida – 1987
  • Accredited in Business ValuationAmerican Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Certified in Financial ForensicsAmerican Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Certified Forensic AccountantAmerican Board of Forensic Accounting

Recognitions

  • Top CPA’s in Litigation SupportSouth Florida Legal Guide 2014 Annual EditionSouth Florida Legal Guide 2006 -2013 Annual Editions
  • 2010 Key Partners’ Award, South Florida Business Journal
  • 2007 Pro Bono Award- Out Standing PresentationDade County Bar Association and the 11th Judicial Circuit

Professional
Experience

  • Appelrouth Farah & Co.Director of Litigation and Valuation Services
  • South Florida Property Tax Consultants, Inc.Ad Valorem Tax Assessment Appeals
  • McKean, Paul, Chrycy, Fletcher and CompanyTax Department Manager
  • Laventhol and Horwath CPA’sTax & Audit Department

Education

  • University of South FloridaBachelor of Science DegreeCollege of Social and Behavioral ScienceDepartment of Politic al Science (1977)

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Forensic Examiners
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Collaborative Family Law Institute
  • Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals –Vice President 2015/16Treasurer 2013/15Co-chair of 2014 and 2015 Statewide Conferences
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Florida Association of Property Tax Professionals –Past President
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Greater South Dade/South Miami Chamber of Commerce –Past Chair
  • Beth David Congregation, Immediate Past President

Licenses

  • Florida Real Estate Salesman


Seminars and
Publications

  • Forensic Accounting2 Hour Seminar Presentation
  • Valuation Clauses for Buy-Sell AgreementsCPA Today – September 2001
  • Complex Issues in Divorce for the Florida PractitionerNational Business Institute Seminar – June 2003
  • Getting the Best Financial Settlement for Your Divorce -September 2005
  • The Art of SettlementNBI Course – March 2007
  • Successful Financial Settlements for Your Divorce ClientNBI Course – November 2007
  • Forensic Accounting and Litigation SupportAs published in Accounting Concepts and Applications Textbook Fourth Edition – 2008
  • Training Seminar – November 2010Collaborative Family Law Institute
  • Florida Support and Alimony WorkshopHalf Moon Seminars – January 2011
  • Collaborative Family Law Basic / Intermediate TrainingCertified Trainer – multiple presentations throughout Florida andNew England
  • Co-Author, Chapter 22, Florida Dissolution of MarriageThe Florida Bar – Eleventh and Twelfth Editions
  • Florida Bar Family Law Section Trial Advocacy Seminar –September 2015 and August 2013
  • “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” – Using the Brain to Identify and Manage the Challenging Client – International Association of Collaborative Professionals Education Conference – November 2013
  • Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing – The Collaborative Family Law Paradigm ShiftCollaborative Family Law Council of Florida Conference – August 2014
  • Interest Based NegotiationsCollaborative Family Law Council of Florida Conference –
    August 2014