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Kim serves in an Of Counsel role at BPM, working in Forensic Accounting and Business Transition Services.

Kim has worked in litigation since 1992 and is often called as an expert witness in the areas of accounting, economic damages and forensic accounting. He has performed economic loss analysis in matters of intellectual property, contract disputes, loss of profits and personal injury cases. He has also performed special forensic engagements for local and state governmental agencies in fraud and economic damage matters.

Kim has testified as an economic expert in State and Federal courts. His opinion testimony has ranged in matters of size from $100 thousand to over $500 million.

Kim has performed forensic accounting and asset tracings in business, estate and family law litigation. He has performed due diligence in several private M&A transactions. He has been retained as an expert in criminal matters regarding “white collar crime.” Kim has also worked in the defense of clients investigated by State and Federal agencies such as State Auditors, Offices of the Inspector General, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Internal Revenue Service and various State taxing authorities.

Kim has consulted on and has opined on business valuations in several industries. He has calculated values of business ownership interests and values of intangible assets in commercial and family law matters.

Kim has been appointed as a referee under Code of Civil Procedure 639 and has been chosen as the court’s valuation analyst in commercial litigation. He regularly serves as an agreed upon forensic in family law and estate matters under Evidence Code 730. He has testified in State and Federal court trials from San Francisco to San Diego.

Kim Joseph Onisko holds an active CPA license in California.

Quick facts

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified in Financial Forensics – American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Accredited in Business Valuation – American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • President – Aquatic Capital of America Foundation
  • Board Member – Long Beach Grunions Swim Club
  • BS/Business Administration – University of Detroit
  • MA/Business Management – Central Michigan University