Whether your business is the law, or a business with accounting or asset protection needs, our business has been “Solving clients’ problems" since 1977.


1st Choice Companies

1st Choice Companies

When Ed Lauterstein started 1st ChoiceHeating and Air Conditioning Company in 1991, his first customers were local homebuilders. As the company grew, it laid the foundation for whatwould become a family of companies serving a variety of clients across a broadermarketplace.

Public Speaking

Over the past 30 years, Steven Bankler has served as keynote speaker at a variety of conferences and seminars on accounting and tax planning.

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For more than two decades, major media outlets have published and broadcasted Steven Bankler’s insights on a wide range of forensic accounting and tax topics.

Expert Witness & Litigation Support

Expert Witness & Litigation Support

An expert witness provides authority and specialized knowledge so that others may rely on their expertise to understand matters in litigation. Steven Bankler is educated, trained and skilled to provide consulting and testimony regarding accounting and tax issues.

Forensic Accounting

Forensic Accounting

Forensic accountants, also referred to as forensic auditors or investigative auditors, are held to high standards in their service to courts of law.

Accounting & Planning

Accounting & Planning

Understanding the intricate details of taxes and discovering savings that can benefit you as a business owner or an individual can be a tricky process.



When you hire Steven Bankler and his team of certified public accountants, you get seasoned, knowledgeable CPAs.

The IAPA International LogoRather than experienced bookkeepers, promising CPAs-in-training or studious interns in the process of completing their accounting degrees, you get professional CPAs. We Solve Problems. We provide creative solutions to our clients’ unique problems including tax and estate planning, forensic accounting, expert witness and litigation support.


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