Steve Platau is an attorney-cpa and Professor of Accounting at the University of Tampa. Steve has served on a variety of committees for the Florida state society and the AICPA. He is on the faculty of the National Judicial College, served six years on the AICPA's Joint Trial Board, is on NASBA's Ethics Committee and is a member of the Florida Board of Accountancy. Since 1985 he has appeared as an expert witness and both arbitrated and mediated hundreds of cases involving financial disputes including those with professional accountants. Steve has also presented more than a thousand continuing education seminars.