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Cantor Forensic Accounting, PLLC

David has worked on close to one thousand Family Law cases, ranging from small businesses to entertainers, professional athletes and executives from international companies.  His experience covers all aspects of Family Law issues including: income determination, business  valuations, separate property tracings, reimbursement claims and community waste issues. David has testified in Court as an Expert Witness Accountant over 100 times.

David Cantor, CPA/ABV, CDFA​(R)​, is the founder of Cantor Forensic Accounting, PLLC and has been practicing in the area of Family Law accounting since 1990. David is the ONLY CPA/ABV, CDFA​(R)​ in the state of Arizona who devotes 100% of his practice to Family Law accounting.

David began his accounting career in 1984 after graduating from Marshall University (Go Herd!!) with a Bachelors of Business Administration degree. He workied for local firms in Ojai, CA and Beverly Hills, CA as a staff accountant preparing income tax returns as well as financial statements for small to mid-size clients.


In 1990, David joined Gursey, Schneider & Co. in Los Angeles, CA working exclusively in Family Law accounting and became a partner in 1998. In 2004, David retired from Gursey, Schneider & Co., but soon returned to Family Law accounting opening up Cantor Forensic Accounting, PLLC in 2011.

David Cantor CPA ABV CDFA

David's credentials include:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
  • Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA​(R)​)


David currently serves with the following organizations:

  • Arizona Society of CPA’s Forensic Litigation Section
  • Arizona State Board of Accountancy Tax Practice Advisory Committee


David is also a member/former member of the following:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Forensic and Valuation Services of the AICPA
  • Family Law Section of the California Society of CPA’s (past president)
  • Steering Committee of the Forensic Section of the California Society of CPA’s
  • California Society of CPA’s annual Family Law Conference planning committee (past chairman)


David has published various articles in the following:

  • Arizona Attorney
  • ​Arizona Society of CPA's
  • Attorney at Law
  • ​Maricopa County Bar Association Family Law Newsletter


David has served as a lecturer for the following:

  • Arizona Family Support Council
  • Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Bisk Institute
  • Consultants Training Institute
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • Maricopa County Family Law Judicial Officers
  • Various Law Firms




David Cantor, CPA/ABV, CDFA (R)