AICPA Conference on Family Law

As the scope of specialized services that CPAs can offer continues to expand, savvy practitioners will stake out practice areas where they can take the lead as valued and trusted advisors. This year’s debut of the AICPA Family Law Conference is not only timely, but it breaks new ground—strategically focusing on the interrelated aspects and financial implications of business & family, litigation & divorce, valuation & tax issues of property division. You’ll get the technical know-how you need to competently deal with these issues, as well as insights and ideas that will add value to your services and raise the trust level with your clients.

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Who should attend this Conference?  
CPAs in public accounting and consulting with an interest in business valuation; CPAs with 5-10 years experience who want to delve more into family law; CPAs handling 10-15 divorces per year;CPAs looking to broaden their role as advisors in valuation, taxation, litigation and forensic services. 

Exhibitor Directory - An online resource listing each individual conference and the list of featured exhibitors attending onsite.

Conference Materials - This Link is an online resource offering streaming and downloadable content. Access over 1,500 industry speakers.


Guest Speakers

Michele Lowrance, B.A., J.D., Mediator, Circuit Court Judge, Cook County Illinois, Chicago, IL
Michele F. Lowrance spent 20 years as a domestic relations and entertainment lawyer. A Domestic Relations Judge in the Circuit Court of Cook County since 1995, she authored Visitation Guidelines for Cook County, and produced and chaired a statewide judicial conference on “How to Tell if People Are Lying.”

Lowrance was a regular weekly guest on Jonathan Brandmeir’s Radio WL S program “Trust Me, I’m a Lawyer.” She also produced and hosted the Infinity Broadcasting talk radio show “Your Health Matters” for five years, interviewing guests such as Deepak Chopra, Dr. Andrew Weil and Dr. John Grey. She has made numerous guest TV appearances, and has appeared on “American Justice” with Bill Kurtis.

She is a regular guest lecturer at Chicago Divorce University, the Chicago Bar Association, The University of Chicago, and Northwestern University. Lowrance, a child of divorce who was raised by her grandparents, is also divorced. Her professional life has been devoted to helping those similarly situated. 

Randy Kessler, Esq., Founding Partner, Kessler Schwarz & Solomiany, PC, Atlanta, GA
Randall graduated from Brandeis University in Massachusetts and attended law school at Emory Law School. He has over 20 years experience in domestic relations and family law matters. Mr. Kessler founded his firm in 1991. He teaches trial techniques at Emory Law School as well as a course in Family Law at John Marshall Law School. Mr. Kessleris the editor of the Family Law Review for the State Bar of Georgia, and former Chair of the Family Courts Committee of the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association. He serves on the Executive Committees of the Family Law Sections of the American Bar Association and the Georgia Bar Association, and will serve as Chair of each beginning in 2011.