Robert Bates, CPA, CVA, CFE

Robert Bates, CPA, CVA, CFE

HP Accounting

San Francisco , CA 94109
Mobile: 415-793-7777
Office: 508-331-8815

Introduction

Our esteemed CPA expert witness, Bob Bates is a CFE, CVA and CFO who has worked with various lawyers on over 50 cases in many states. He provides financial support for clients in litigation, or pre-litigation, as well as provides a report, such as damages calculation, which can be used in litigation. Mr. Bates has extensive experience in valuations and forensic accounting.


Areas of Expertise

  • Business
  • Business Valuation
  • Finance
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Lost Profits
  • Securities

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: CPA, CVA, CFE, CFO
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A:  Association for Corporate Growth
 ACFE
 NACVA
 FEWA
 Toastmasters
 Accountants Lawyers Alliance
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Various teaching, speaking and publishing in fraud/accounting/tax
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: 25
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Finance, damages
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 50%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 50%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 5
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 2017
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 3
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 3
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 10
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting, reports, testimony
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $200
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $200
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $250
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $250

References

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