The Experience of a Large Firm, With the Personal Attention You Only get From a Small Firm

At Perzel & Purdy Forensic CPA's, LLC, we have over fifty years of combined experience assisting both individuals and businesses with their legal challenges in both state and federal court. We specialize in the areas of marital dissolution, business litigation, criminal litigation, personal injury, trust, estate litigation, and fiduciary accounting.

We have the training and experience necessary to act as expert witnesses in state or federal court. As members of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and credentialed as Certified Valuation Analysts (CVA), Master Analysts in Financial Forensics (MAFF), and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), we are fully equipped with the expertise needed to develop and deliver expert witness testimony.

Our People


Patricia A. Perzel, CPA, CVA, MAFF, CFF, Partner

Patricia A. Perzel, CPA, CVA, MAFF, CFF has more than thirty years of experience testifying in both criminal and civil matters in state and federal courts, serving as an expert witness / consultant in the following types of cases.


Charleen E. Purdy, CPA, CVA, MAFF, Partner

Charleen is a principal in the firm of Perzel & Purdy Forensic CPA's, LLC. Charleen has lived and worked in the Tampa Bay area for over 30 years. She holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of South Florida. Charleen is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and credentialed as a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA).


Diane Myerscough, Forensic Analyst

As an employee of Walgreens Boots Alliance for 25 years, Diane gained experience in the retail pharmacy business industry. Her ability to communicate, mentor, adapt and problem solve helped her rise from a part-time Cosmetician to a Territory Manager. After her tenure with Walgreens, Diane leveraged her leadership skills to secure a position in the nutraceutical manufacturing industry as a Quality and Document Control...


Caley Mezerah, Forensic Analyst

Caley was born and raised in Tampa, Florida before pursuing her undergraduate’s degree in Criminal Justice at the University of Mississippi where she demonstrated a great aptitude for accounting. As an employee of CBIZ, Caley was able to take her studies from the classroom to the real world. She expressed her skills in communication, adaptability, problem solving, and dedication. Recognized for her hard...