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Dallas, Texas

T: 972.685.1180



Bachelor of Arts, economics, University of Texas at Austin - 2004

Master of Science, accounting and information management, University of Texas at Dallas - 2005

Credentials and Licenses

Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Texas

Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Certified of Financial Forensics (CFF), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Professional Associations

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Member, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TXCPA)

Member, Collaborative Divorce Texas

Speaking Engagements and Publications

Dueling Valuations: Identifying the Differences and Bridging the Gap

Austin Bar Association – Family Law Section, May 2023

Waste Not, Want Not: Examining Waste, Fraud, and the Reconstituted Estate

48th Annual Advanced Family Law, August 2022

Moneyball: Business Valuations in Collaborative Divorces

15th Annual Course Collaborative Law: From Bush League to Big League, March 2022

Accounting for Divorce: Proving Separate Property in a Texas Divorce, February 2021

Accounting for Divorce: Identifying Assets and Liabilities for Division, December 2020

Accounting for Divorce: Steps to Dividing Property in a Texas Divorce, November 2020

Brian Trampe leads AltaView’s Family Law Forensics, Litigation and Valuation Services group. Brian has 18 years’ experience providing litigation support, business valuation, due diligence, and audit services.

Brian is primarily focused on Texas family law divorce cases. He has assisted on more than 150 family law divorce cases in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, including tracing, characterization, forensic and valuation services. He has attended various divorce mediations and served as an expert witness in state family law courts in Dallas County, Collin County, Tarrant County, and Denton County.

In addition, Brian has particular expertise in the following areas:

  • Forensic accounting analysis and investigation

  • Preparation of expert reports

  • Expert witness testimony at hearings, depositions, and trials

  • Valuation of closely held companies

  • Identification of marital assets

  • Tracing and characterization of a spouse’s separate property estate

  • Assistance in the development of trial strategy

Brian previously worked as a Director for Weaver and Tidwell LLP in its Forensics, Litigation and Valuation services group. In addition, he previously worked for Farmer, Fuqua & Huff, P.C., in its Litigation Support Services/Business Valuation Services group. Before that, he worked for Weaver’s Transaction Advisory Services/Forensics, Litigation and Valuation Services Group, where he performed various due diligence and valuation services. Early in his career, Brian worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, in its audit/financial services group.

Brian graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Arts in economics (2004) and from the University of Texas at Dallas with a Master of Science in accounting and information management (2005). Brian is a certified public accountant (CPA) licensed in Texas, accredited in business valuation (ABV), and certified in financial forensics (CFF).

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