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Partner | Director, Litigation Support and Financial Planning

Ms. May is the managing partner in charge of quality review on divorce and financial planning engagements. She has over thirty years of experience in public accounting with varied and substantial experience in tax, financial planning for individuals and closely held businesses, collaborative divorce, divorce litigation support and negotiation for financial settlements in divorce. She has provided expert testimony for attorneys in divorce and real estate matters, and participated in meditations for divorce. She has also served as a financial neutral in over 250 collaborative divorce cases.

Ms. May is recognized as a local expert in the divorce planning area and has helped negotiate settlements in hundreds of divorce cases. She has also been voted by her peers as one of the top financial planning experts in the metropolitan Washington, DC area in the only seven polls of that nature sponsored by Washingtonian Magazine (October 1994, December 2002, January 2009, November 2012, November 2014, April 2016 and January 2018). In addition, she is actively involved with individual tax work and has also represented clients in IRS and state audit matters.

Ms. May is a graduate of the University of Maryland. She has served on the board of directors of a number of associations and non-profit organizations and is a past President of the Collaborative Dispute Resolution Professionals of Maryland (CDRP), currently serves on the board of the Montgomery County Divorce Roundtable and is active in many other collaborative professional groups. Ms. May currently lectures and writes on a number of tax and financial planning topics. She has also hosted a week-long TV program for Montgomery County, MD cable on tax and financial planning subjects. Ms. May provides consulting services to other CFPs and professionals in the area of divorce and tax planning.

Ms. May enjoys golf and visiting her children in California.

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  • University of Maryland – B.S., Accounting and Finance
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – Maryland
  • Certified Financial Planning (CFP)
  • Certified Divorce Financial Analytist (CDFA)
  • Financial Planning
  • Collaborative Divorce
  • Divorce Litigation Support
  • Financial Settlements for Divorce
  • Collaborative Dispute Resolution Professionals of Maryland – Past President
  • Montgomery County Divorce Roundtable – Member
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