Faculty Profile: Robert Vance

Robert VanceForensic & Valuation Services, PLCP.O. Box 172271 Memphis, TN 38187 Work Phone: (901) 507-9173Website: www.forensicval.comEmail Address:
Previous Courses Taught (2)
  • The Essentials of Business Valuation For Tennessee Attorneys (Why are the Experts so Far Apart?)
  • The Essentials of Business Valuation For Tennessee Attorneys (Why are the Experts so Far Apart?)

Robert Vance is a forensic CPA and forensic economist concentrating his practice on business valuation, divorce litigation support, commercial lost profits and personal injury economic damage calculations, forensic investigations and expert witness testimony. Robert is the principal of Forensic & Valuation Services, PLC in Memphis, Tennessee.

Robert received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Tennessee in 1985 and has earned the credentials of Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV),Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP). Robert has been appointed as a Special Master 5 times and qualified as an expert and testified in 127 trials and hearings, 21 with a jury, in 47 different courts.

Robert is a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) andNational Association of Forensic Economics (NAFE), is a Past-President of the Memphis Chapter of the Tennessee Society of CPAs (TSCPA) and is a past-chairman of the Forensic & Valuation Services Task Force of the TSCPA. He has served as an officer on several non-profit Boards including the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis and The Phoenix Club of Memphis.

He is a frequent speaker both locally and nationally for the TSCPA, various local Bar Associations and the American Bar Associations, The Tennessee Association for Justice, NACVA, AICPA, NBI, Tennessee Attorneys Memo and other private organizations. Robert has authored numerous pieces including a chapter for the national publications, Valuing Professional Practices and Licenses and The Forensic Accounting Deskbook,, and articles published in the Tennessee Bar Journal, TSCPA’s CPA Journal, Memphis Lawyer, American Journal of Family Law, Memphis Business Journal,Family Practice-The Newsletter for the Family Law Section of the Tennessee Bar Association,and The Young Lawyers’ Appeal.

Robert can be contacted at (901) 507-9173 or at rvance@forensicval.com. Visit the firm website at www.forensicval.com.