David Ostrove, CPA, JD
, Mr. Ostrove is a certified specialist in Taxation Law
, certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California since 1975. He is also a California Certified Public Accountant since 1957 and a California Lawyer since 1960.
Mr. Ostrove is a Professor of Law and Accounting at Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles. He is a Past President of the American Association of Attorneys-Certified Public Accountants and a Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners.
Mr. Ostrove has authored numerous books on topics within his field of expertise including, "Advanced Corporate Tax Problems"; "Fiduciary Accounting For Estates And Trusts"; "Forensic Accounting" (2 Volumes); "California Community Property - What The CPA must Know"; "Analyzing Financial Statements After Enron - What The Lawyer Must Know"; and "Accounting and Auditing For Trusts & Estates (DVD)." He is a lecturer for the California CPA Foundation, California Continuing Education Of The Bar (CEB), and the Arizona CPA Society.
David Ostrove has been providing litigation support for 35 years. He has testified in numerous cases in both State and Federal Courts. Mr. Ostrove has been employed by lawyers representing defendants and plaintiffs. He offers expert witness testimony in cases involving Legal and Accountant Malpractice, Business Valuations, Tax Accounting Issues, and Economic Damages
. He carefully analyzes the facts, law, and accounting principles and presents supportable, timely, clear opinions.
Mr. Ostrove has been given legal authority to act as a Special Master. His services are also available for Mediation and Arbitration.
Areas of Expertise
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- Breach of Fiduciary Duties
- Trustee and Executor Negligence
- Accounting Malpractice
- Legal Malpractice
- Probate and Trust Issues
- Business Valuation
- Economic Damages
- Forensic Accounting Fraud
- Analysis of Financial Statements
- Lost Profits Calculation
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