Professional Highlights

The following summarizes Rosemary Frank's professional qualifications to support your divorce attorney and help you with the finances of your divorce:

  • One of the longest practicing divorce financial professionals in Tennessee; practice is nationwide
  • First in the Nation to earn three certifications in the specialty of divorce finance
  • One of first in Nation to earn (fourth) certification of Advanced Divorce Financial Analyst
  • Awarded the designation of Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Awarded the designation of Master Analyst in Financial Forensics
  • Qualified to provide divorce financial support and expert witness testimony in traditional litigation divorce process
  • Qualified to practice as a financial neutral in collaborative divorce
  • Approved by the Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission of the Tennessee Supreme Court as a Rule 31 Listed Family Mediator, Specially Trained in Domestic Violence.
  • Experienced in high net worth divorce situations
  • Experienced in highly contested divorce and/or domestic abuse situations
  • Long-time Board of Directors, Founding Director of TN Chapter, Association of Divorce Financial Planners, oldest/largest non-profit association for divorce financial professionals
  • Regularly contributes, at the national level, to the development of professional policies, procedures, and standards of practice for divorce financial practitioners
  • Selected to serve on a national panel of twelve practitioners, from over 3,000 certificants, for a professional Job Task Analysis Study; service on a second panel, as a Subject Matter Expert, focused on the accreditation and certification of divorce financial practitioners
  • Frequent public speaker, author, and thought leader on the finances of divorce
  • Repeat presenter at annual conferences of Association of Divorce Financial Planners
  • Author and presenter of several Continuing Legal Education courses for attorneys and mediators on the financial issues of divorce
  • Repeat presenter of Continuing Legal Education sponsored by Nashville Bar Association
  • Maintains professional relationships with many highly respected divorce attorneys, counselors, therapists, child specialists and other divorce professionals
  • Over thirty years of business, financial and professional experience

Professional Memberships

  • Institute of Divorce Financial Analysts
  • Financial Planning Association, Former Knowledge Circle Co-Host, Tax Strategies
  • Association of Divorce Financial Planners, Former Board of Directors, TN Chapter Director
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts
  • American Bar Association (Associate Member, Family Law Section)
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Tennessee Association For Professional Mediators
  • Association of Continuing Legal Education

 

 

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