David Ostrove, Attorney-Educator, is a Professor at Southwestern School Of Law. He has been an expert witness since 1957; Professor Of Law And Accounting, at Southwestern University School Of Law, in Los Angeles, for the past 49 years; Certified Specialist In Taxation Law; Certified by the California Board Of Legal Specialization Of The State Bar Of California, since 1975; California CPA since 1957; (now inactive) California Lawyer since 1960; expert witness clients include: defense and plaintiffs’ attorneys; The U.S. Attorney; The State Attorney General; The District Attorneys’ Offices; The Los Angeles City Attorney; The State Bar Of California; The State Public Defender’s Office; The California Department of Motor Vehicles.
Professor Ostrove serves as trustee, executor, administrator, conservator and guardian for many of his clients. We prepare Federal Estate Tax Returns for our attorney clients, as well as estate and trust accountings to be filed in court, as well as non-probate accountings
Author and Lecturer; California Continuing Education Of The Bar; The California CPA Foundation; Professor Ostrove has had more that 100 articles, course books and manuscripts published in California and Nationally; in addition, he has presented more than 150 all day seminars for the above named organizations as well as many others.
In addition to serving as an expert witness, he serves as: Mediator, Arbitrator, Umpire, Special Master, Appraiser; Court appointed and private engagements.