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Qualifications of Joel Forman


1. EDUCATION

Joel Forman has three college degrees:

Masters of Science, Valuation Science (MVS) from Lindenwood College, St. Charles, Missouri. This degree is in the theory of valuation

Masters of Science, Computer Science (MSCS) from West Coast University, Los Angeles, California, with a specialty in on-line systems 

Bachelors of Arts, Mathematics (BA) from San Diego State University 

Current USPAP

Four personal property courses in valuation given by the ASA

 

2. Professional Affiliations

Accredited Senior Appraiser with a specialty in numismatics (ASA)

American Numismatic Association - Life Member

Numismatic Association of Southern California - Life Member

American Historical Association - Member

San Gabriel Valley Fudicuary Group

Toastmasters - DTM / ATM/G

 

3. EXPERIENCE

Numismatic Advisor to the Simon Wiesenthal Center of Holocaust Studies (SWC) and Museum of Tolerance, Los Angeles, California

Private Practice: Work closely with estate, probate, lawyers and trust officers

Expert witness: Have been in arbitration, court and depositions

Specialist in: Estate, Trust, Conservatorship, Probate and Insurance Appraisals

 

4. Publications

Holocaust Numismatics - Simon Wiesenthal Center Annual, 1985

Parameters Affecting the Valuation of Software - The Journal of Technical Valuation, ASA, March 1989

 Many Articles - Coin World

5. PARTIAL LIST OF SATISFIED CLIENTS

Sothebys

Wells Fargo Bank

Northern Trust Bank

Sanwa Bank

Technical Advisory Service For Attorneys (TASA)

Law firms

Insurance companies

Coldwell Banker Conceirge Service

Merrill Lynch