David J. Zumpano CPA, ESQ was born and raised in Central New York. He began his professional career with Price Waterhouse and later graduated from Syracuse College of Law. Dave’s firm has served as a “model law firm” for thousands of law firms across the country since 2001 based on his application of his reading of The E-Myth, by Michael Gerber, which is trained in his national organization, Lawyers with Purpose. Dave is credited with changing the way the Estate Planning Industry uses Trusts for Common Law Asset Protection as taught to attorneys since 2001 and memorialized in his scholarly law review Irrevocable Pure Grantor Trusts: The Estate Planning Landscape Has Changed. (Syracuse Law Review Vol. 1 Fall 2010). Dave was also published in 1994 for his expertise on Medicaid Planning in What Hard Work Giveth, the Nursing Home Taketh Away: Asset Preservation Under Medicaid (the Digest, 1994-95) and has written Estate Recovery- What can and can’t they get, which has been presented in many forums across the country. In 2015, Dave published Protect Your IRA, Avoid the 5 Common Mistakes.