Phone: 208.345.2350  |  Address: 960 Broadway Ave., Ste. 415 Boise, ID 83706

The American Society of Appraisers® defines valuation as the “process of determining the value of a business, business ownership interest, security, or intangible asset.”  Coles Reinstein is Idaho’s most experienced business appraisal firm and has extensive experience in the valuation of operating businesses, common and preferred stock, debt instruments, pass-through entities, and holding companies.

Specifically, we provide credible and defensible valuation solutions to a wide variety of complex problems facing our clients. The conclusions of our highly-experienced and well-credentialed team of appraisers have been accepted by hundreds of clients, including buyers, sellers, governmental entities, regulatory agencies, and Courts.  

At Coles Reinstein, every appraisal is performed by a senior member of the American Society of Appraisers (a designation that requires 4-levels of proctored testing plus 10,000 hours of demonstrable business valuation experience).  A helpful chart comparing and contrasting nationally-recognized valuation credentials may be viewed here.


Financial Valuation Professionals

Keith A. Pinkerton, MBA, CFA, ASA

Dennis R. Reinstein, CPA/ABV, CVA, ASA



The professionals at Coles Reinstein are educated, credentialed, and experienced.  We are routinely engaged in complex litigation and specialize in the delivery of clear and concise testimony. We understand the dispute resolution process and have years of experience assisting with issues ranging from initial discovery through the preparation and presentation of courtroom testimony that is understandable and compelling.  


We represent both defendants and plaintiffs and always render independent, unbiased opinions to assist judges and juries.


IMPORTANT NOTE:  Please do not designate us as expert witnesses without contacting us first.  While we appreciate your interest in retaining us, we must insist you allow us to confirm appropriate interest, expertise, and the absence of conflicts-of-interest preparatory to filing any disclosures, however limited.


Dispute Analysis and Resolution Professionals:

Dennis R. Reinstein, CPA/ABV, CVA, ASA

Keith A. Pinkerton, MBA, CFA, ASA



Violation of Trust is arguably the worst part of fraud. If the worst happens, and you suspect fraud, it’s understandable if you would be uncertain as to whom to trust. Coles Reinstein is here to help. In addition to being CPAs, some of our professionals are Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) who use focused forensic accounting skills in matters involving civil or criminal investigations. The CFE designation is awarded by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners to professionals who pass its rigorous examinations and meet a stringent set of criteria addressing character, experience and education.


We stand ready to perform as your trusted financial advisor and can help analyze unusual transactions. We are experienced at interviewing relevant witnesses, and tracing and documenting materials for submission of competent and compelling testimony to owners, regulatory authorities, and the courts. We know how to discover and resolve allegations of fraud by combining knowledge of complex financial transactions and understanding of fraud schemes, investigation methods and prevention techniques. We provide forensic accounting services to attorneys, businesses, individuals and insurance companies.


Our specialized training also helps evaluate accounting and financial controls systems and procedures to minimize the risk of occurrence or re-occurrence. We are experienced in tracing and documenting materials for submission to courts, interviewing relevant witnesses, and developing and delivering compelling testimony.


Forensic Accounting Professionals

Dennis R. Reinstein, CPA/ABV, CVA, ASA

Susan M. Langley, CPA, CFE