Norristown, PA – November 1, 2017 - Weber Gallagher Family Law Partner Lynne Z. Gold-Bikin was one of two presenters at the PBI program entitled, “Accounting and Financial Statements for Divorce Lawyers,” on October 23. The other speaker was Mitchell Benson, CPA, of Savran Benson LLP.
Gold-Bikin discussed how attorneys and accountants work together, documents needed in the financial portion of the divorce, reading financial statements and personal tax returns as well as those of corporations and partnerships and “forensic nightmares.” The program was given live in Philadelphia and also through a webcast and by simulcast.
Gold-Bikin has handled hundreds of high profile cases in her legal practice, including matters involving international custody disputes and high value property challenges. She is a nationally renowned family law attorney who has frequently appeared on the major networks and has been quoted in prominent newspapers and magazines discussing domestic issues.
Gold-Bikin teaches at the National Family Law Trial Institute in Houston where she has taught for 27 years and presented her course to over 1,000 attorneys. She has won numerous awards and literally wrote the book on divorce law in 1994 when her "Divorce Practice Handbook" was published. Her awards include 50 Best Business Women in Pennsylvania, KYW Women of Achievement Award and the Pennsylvania Honor Roll of Women Award. In 2014, Gold-Bikin received the Eric Turner Memorial Award from the Family Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association in honor of her 40 years of exceptional work and her teaching others in the field. She is also Assistant Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation. In 2017, she was named a Trailblazer in Divorce, Trust and Estates by the National Law Journal.
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