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As an attorney and certified public accountant, Carolyn focuses her practice on family law and other litigation matters. Carolyn is a lawyer skilled in handling all aspects of litigation matters.
Carolyn previously handled administrative hearings before administrative law judges for the Department of Motor Vehicles, including trial preparation, opening and closing statements, examinations of witnesses and trial documents.
She also has experience in family law matters including, but not limited to, support and fees, custody, alternate valuation date, and stipulations for settlement. In family law, she utilizes her CPA background to research cutting-edge financial issues, such as stock option valuation, business valuation, and breach of fiduciary duties, and to conduct detailed reviews of financial documents to determine community property reimbursements.
Prior to practicing law, Carolyn worked as a certified public accountant for PricewaterhouseCoopers in both their Audit and Forensic Accounting groups. In their Dispute and Analysis group, she provided expertise to attorneys and corporations involving forensic fraud and corporate investigations.
Carolyn is a member of the State Bar of California.
After graduating with honors from UCLA, Carolyn passed the CPA exam (top 3%). She earned her JD at Loyola Law School, where she attended on an academic scholarship and graduated Cum Laude, a Sayre MacNeil Scholar, Order of the Coif, and a member of the St. Thomas Moore Honor Society. She was also an Articles Editor of the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review.