Kathy Johnson

VP Forensic Accounting and Economics,

Contact Details

VP Forensic Accounting and Economics,
12023 Baylies Circle
12023 Baylies Circle
United States

Years of Experience

6 - 10

Professional Bio

Kathy Johnson is a forensic accountant and expert witness, with over 25 years of accounting experience. She specializes in family law, business valuations and cash flow analysis, civil and criminal litigation support, estate and trust accounting analysis, fraud investigations, economic damages, and merger and acquisition due diligence. She serves as an expert witness and provides litigation support services for law firms for dispute resolutions and other accounting & economic issues. Kathy has held the position of President and CEO, performed forensic accounting services for over one hundred cases, served as an expert witness for court appointed engagements for civil and criminal cases, and provided litigation support for attorneys and clients seeking an expert witness and financial analysis. Kathy is also an adjunct university professor. She teaches fraud, forensic accounting, auditing, upper division accounting and ethics to both graduate and undergraduate students. She also teaches certified professional education (CPE) courses to other CPAs for topics that include family law, business valuations, Moore Marsden calculations, and asset tracing.

Roles in Other (Non-Federal) Equity Receiverships

  • Accountant to State Court Appointed Receiver
  • Expert Witness

Industry Specialties

  • Education
  • Intellectual Property/Patents

Types of Services or Products Your Company Provides

  • Forensic Accounting
  • Fraud Examiner
  • IP Valuation
  • Other

Professional Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Texas 1992 – License #060014 California 2012 – License #117217 Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) – 2012 Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) – 2014 Accredited in Business Valuations (ABV) - 2023

Other Professional Associations

  • California Society of CPAs: Chair (2017-2018) Council Member Commission on Diversity Equity and Inclusion (Chair) CalCPA Education Foundation (Board of Trustee) Inland Empire Chapter (Current Board Member and Past President) Litigation Committee Chair (Current) American Institute of CPA (AICPA) Council Member (Current) Relations with The Judiciary Subcommittee (Current) Relations with The Bar Association Committee (Past Member) Future of Learning Task Force (Past Member) Controller’s Conference (Past Chair) Awards Committee (Past Member) California Board of Accountancy | Enforcement Advisory Committee (Vice Chair)


Master of Business Administration | Pepperdine University, 1999 Bachelor of Science in Accounting | The University of Texas at Arlington, 1988

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