“My goal with QDROCounsel is to provide family law attorneys better options to obtain a clear picture of the value of these assets, so they can better serve their clients on these complex issues.”


John Madden is a partner at Moon, Schwartz, and Madden, a valuation consulting firm specializing in assisting individuals, family law attorneys, and their clients in dividing community property interest in retirement benefits. Mr. Madden is qualified as an expert witness in actuarial pension valuations, stock options, and (Q)DROs in the Superior Court of various Bay Area counties. He is a member of the “QDRONES” which is an organization of attorneys and valuation experts who specialize in issues related to the valuation and division of retirement benefits. Mr. Madden has also been a guest speaker at various family law conferences in Northern and Southern California.   John is a graduate of Temple University and was born in Philadelphia, PA.