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Adams David Wilson
Session: Tax Strategies

Barnett Stephanie
Session: Income for Support
Bio: Stephanie M. Barnett, Esq., is a family law attorney with the Beverly Hills family law firm of Jaffe and Clemens. She represents high net worth individuals in a variety of domestic matters, including divorce, custody, premarital and post-nuptial agreements, and paternity. Barnett has handled family law cases involving multi-layered business structures, complex domestic and international investments, extensive real estate holdings, stock options and other intricate compensation packages, law practices, family trusts and foundations, characterization of retirement assets, personal conduct restraining orders, custody and visitation of minor children, paternity, child support and spousal support. Prior to joining Jaffe and Clemens in 2005, Barnett gained valuable experience as a law clerk with the Family Law Department of the Los Angeles Superior Court. Barnett serves on the Executive Committee of The John Thomas Dye School Parents’ Association. She is also an active member of the Board of Directors of the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law, a non-profit organization that provides legal education and pro bono legal services for the most vulnerable and disadvantaged members of the Los Angeles community, including victims of domestic violence. Barnett is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in 1999. She received her law degree from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, in 2002.

Barnett Stephanie
Session: Best Practices for Case Management
Bio: Stephanie M. Barnett, Esq., is a family law attorney with the Beverly Hills family law firm of Jaffe and Clemens. She represents high net worth individuals in a variety of domestic matters, including divorce, custody, premarital and post-nuptial agreements, and paternity. Barnett has handled family law cases involving multi-layered business structures, complex domestic and international investments, extensive real estate holdings, stock options and other intricate compensation packages, law practices, family trusts and foundations, characterization of retirement assets, personal conduct restraining orders, custody and visitation of minor children, paternity, child support and spousal support. Prior to joining Jaffe and Clemens in 2005, Barnett gained valuable experience as a law clerk with the Family Law Department of the Los Angeles Superior Court. Barnett serves on the Executive Committee of The John Thomas Dye School Parents’ Association. She is also an active member of the Board of Directors of the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law, a non-profit organization that provides legal education and pro bono legal services for the most vulnerable and disadvantaged members of the Los Angeles community, including victims of domestic violence. Barnett is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in 1999. She received her law degree from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, in 2002.

Blevans Brandon R.
Session: What's Comp Got to Di with it?
Bio:

Brandon Blevans is a partner at the firm of Blevans & Blevans, LLP. He is a Certified Family Law Specialist, certified by the California State Board of Legal Specialization. His practice focuses on issues involving complex compensation, business and tax issues related to business valuation, apportionment of community and separate interests in premarital businesses, and the determination of income for support purposes. Blevans is also experienced litigating the custody issues attendant to parental relocation (i.e., “move away”) cases.

Prior to practicing family law, Blevans spent 12 years counseling companies on complex labor and employment issues, and litigating high conflict employment and trade secret cases on behalf of management. He is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in California, and is a member of the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States.


Boone Brian Michael
Session: What's Comp Got to Di with it?
Bio: Brian M. Boone, CPA, ABV, CFF, CVA, CFA—In 1996, Brian M. Boone joined the firm of Schultze, Wallace & O’Neil (SWO) as a manager. Soon after, he joined David Schultze as a principal shareholder in Schultze, Boone and Associates. Boone has been qualified as an expert and has testified in court in multiple counties in California and three counties in Nevada on all aspects of family law litigation, and also providing economic damage calculation in personal injury, wrongful termination, and wrongful death civil actions. He has also served as a court-approved turn-around consultant to debtor-in-possession in a large Chapter 11 (reorganization) bankruptcy, has provided valuations for transactional purposes, and has been retained to provide other general business consultations. Boone earned his bachelor’s degree in economics and accounting from Claremont McKenna College, after which he began his career with Touche Ross, assisting in the audits of large commercial entities. He later joined Western Sunrise Mortgage Corporation (WSMC), where he served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In 1997, Boone received his master’s in business administration with concentrations in both finance and marketing from the University of California, Davis.

Burke Jeffrey Clyde
Session: Income for Support

Clemens Bruce
Session: Best Practices for Case Management
Bio: Bruce A. Clemens, Esq. is a Partner in the firm of Jaffe and Clemens. He is a Certified Family Law Specialist, a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and is listed in every annual edition of The Best Lawyers in America from 1997 through 2013. He is a former member of the Executive Committees of the Family Law Sections of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the Beverly Hills Bar Association. During the past 39 years, he has handled over 700 complex marital dissolutions with an aggregate net worth in excess of $20 billion dollars. Clemens has taught over 40 courses for Continuing Education of the Bar of California (CEB), at the University of Southern California Law Center, and for numerous other professional organizations. His publications include “Division and Taxation of Retirement Benefits in Dissolution Proceedings,” “Drafting and Litigating Prenuptial, Cohabitation and Marital Settlement Agreements,” “Marital Dissolution,” “The Business Divorce,” and “Tax Planning for Marital Termination Settlement.” Clemens received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics at Michigan State University in 1967, his master’s in computer science from Stanford University in 1971, and his juris doctor degree from UCLA School of Law in 1974.

Clemens Bruce
Session: Tax Strategies
Bio: Bruce A. Clemens, Esq. is a Partner in the firm of Jaffe and Clemens. He is a Certified Family Law Specialist, a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and is listed in every annual edition of The Best Lawyers in America from 1997 through 2013. He is a former member of the Executive Committees of the Family Law Sections of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the Beverly Hills Bar Association. During the past 39 years, he has handled over 700 complex marital dissolutions with an aggregate net worth in excess of $20 billion dollars. Clemens has taught over 40 courses for Continuing Education of the Bar of California (CEB), at the University of Southern California Law Center, and for numerous other professional organizations. His publications include “Division and Taxation of Retirement Benefits in Dissolution Proceedings,” “Drafting and Litigating Prenuptial, Cohabitation and Marital Settlement Agreements,” “Marital Dissolution,” “The Business Divorce,” and “Tax Planning for Marital Termination Settlement.” Clemens received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics at Michigan State University in 1967, his master’s in computer science from Stanford University in 1971, and his juris doctor degree from UCLA School of Law in 1974.

Dailey Garrett C.
Session: Case Law Update
Bio:

Garret C. Dailey is a Certified Family Law Specialist (CFLS) emphasizing appeals and consultations. His office is in Oakland. He has been a member of the faculties of the University of California, Davis School of Law, Golden Gate University and the University of Edinburgh. He is a Fellow in both the American and International Academies of Matrimonial Lawyers. Dailey is co-author of Attorney’s Briefcase treatises on California Family Law, Evidence, and Children and the Law. He is also co-author of Lawgic Marital Settlement and Pre/Post Marital Agreements and the author of SupporTax.

Some of Dailey’s recent appellate cases include Marriage of Valli, Elkins v. Superior Court, and Marriage of LaMusga in addition to many appellate court opinions. He was named the CalCPA Education Foundation Outstanding Conference Speaker in 2005. His other distinctions include the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award by the State Bar of California, Family Law Section; the Association of Certified Family Law Specialist’s Hall of Fame Award; and the Brandeis Award from the Los Angeles County Bar Association. He was named the 2006 Family Law Person of the Year by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Southern California Chapter; listed in The Best Lawyers of America; and selected numerous times as one of Northern California’s Top 100 Lawyers by Super Lawyers magazine.


Elmore Darlene Lynn
Session: Income for Support
Bio:

Darlene L. Elmore, CPA, ABV, CFF has over 28 years of experience as an accountant and has worked in public accounting for the last 23. With an office in Santa Rosa, her practice is focused on providing forensic accounting analysis and services and business valuation, with a special emphasis on family law matters. In addition to her certification as a CPA, she is Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) by the AICPA.