Nora Ostrofe - Hagen, Streiff, Newton & Oshiro, Accountants PC

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Nora Ostrofe

Hagen, Streiff, Newton & Oshiro, Accountants PC

2200 Powell Street - Suite 590

Emeryville, CA 94608

510/740-0376

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BIO/SUMMARY

Nora Ostrofe - MBA, CEA, AVA is a manager in HSNO’s Emeryville office. Ms. Ostrofe has testified for both plaintiffs and defendants in personal injury (wrongful death, medical malpractice, maritime), defamation, employment, business, and marital dissolution litigation.

SELECT INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

  • Agriculture
  • Construction
  • Education
  • Financial Services
  • Government
  • Manufacturing
  • Maritime
  • Medical / Healthcare
  • Real Estate
  • Union

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certified Earning Analyst
  • Accredited Valuation Analyst

EDUCATION

  • University of California, Los Angeles, California
    • 1985, Bachelor of Arts – Economics
  • University of California, Berkeley, California
    • 1987, Credentials in English - Social Science
  • St. Mary’s College, Moraga, California
    • 1997, Master of Business Administration

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • American Rehabilitation Economics Association
  • National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts
  • National Association of Forensic Economics
  • Western Economic Association

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • “Valuing the Economic Damages for Your Case”, Defense Comment, Volume 23, No. 2, Summer 2008.
  • Publishers Weekly, biweekly reviews of business and economics books, 2002 – Present.
  • Kirkus Reviews, biweekly review of business and economics books, 2004 – 2006.
  • Journal of Forensic Economics, Peer Reviewer, 2006 – Present

SELECT SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • Session Chair, Discount Rates, National Association of Forensic Economics / Western Economic Association, Honolulu, Hawaii 2008 Conference
  • MCLE Classes for Bar Association practice groups

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Undergraduate: University of California, Los Angeles
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Practice Areas: Expert > Economics
Expert > Accounting
Organizations: National Association of Forensic Economists (NAFE); American Rehabilitation Economics Association (AREA); World Economics Association (WEA)
   
Personal
 
Gender: Female
Status: In a Relationship
Children: 1 Child
Age: 45
City of Residence: Martinez, California
Home Town: Oakland, California
Home State: CA
   
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This article explains the basics of calculating economic damages in personal injury, employment discharge, and business interruption cases and includes a few pointers on working effectively with economists. Includes calculations of lost earnings, lost wages, mitigation and more.
Posted by Nora Ostrofe on 4.14.09 in Expert Witness.