David Cantor, CPA/ABV, CDFA®


David Cantor, CPA/ABV, CDFA​®, 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® 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 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 over 100 times.

David's credentials include:

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)

Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA®​)

 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:

State Bar of Arizona

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 Firm

Contact Us

Cantor Forensic Accounting, PLLC

1791 E. Queen Creek Road, Suite 2, Chandler, AZ 85286

(480) 448-9904


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