Karen Kaseno is an alumni of Deloitte Haskins + Sells and has been practicing in the area of litigation services since 1989. Ms. Kaseno’s practice specializes in family law, business valuations, economic damage cases, and fraud investigations. She has been appointed by the family law court as an Evidence Code §730 Special Master on hundreds of occasions.
Her family law practice involves engagements relating to business valuations, analysis of income available for support, apportionment of separate and community property, complex calculations in high net worth cases, and tracings of separate and community property.
Ms. Kaseno has also conducted several forensic investigations on fraud-related matters for both criminal and civil matters. She has been named as an expert witness on hundreds of commercial litigation matters involving loss of earnings on a variety of legal matters.
Over the past two decades, Ms. Kaseno has been extremely active in developing and teaching within the accounting and legal professions. Ms. Kaseno has developed and taught over a half dozen courses covering many aspects of forensic accounting including the Fraudsafe™ Fraud Prevention and Investigation Five-Day Training Program for CPAs. Ms. Kaseno is a founding member and instructor in NACVA’s National Matrimonial Litigation Workshop. Ms. Kaseno has been a presenter at conferences and continuing education programs throughout the United States for both CPAs and attorneys, covering topics including numerous issues in family law litigation, business valuation, fraud investigations, and providing expert witness testimony. Her presentations have also been made directly to judges.
She is also the former chair of the Fraud Section of the litigation services committee of California. Ms. Kaseno has chaired and been on the planning committees for numerous conferences for the California Society of Certified Public Accountants Education Foundation, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants®, and the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts® (NACVA®). Ms. Kaseno received the Outstanding Member award from NACVA in 2007.