San Francisco, CA – Shea Labagh Dobberstein, a leading Northern California CPA firm, has announced the promotion of Nicholas A. (Nick) Lawrence, CPA, MBT, to Principal. The promotion is effective January 1, 2021.

“Congratulations to Nick on this achievement. He is a key technical resource and has mentored many of the younger professionals in the tax department,” said James R. Dobberstein, CPA, Managing Principal of SLD, “As the firm continues to grow, the promotion of knowledgeable and experienced leaders allows us to continue to provide exceptional service and senior involvement to our clients. We wish Nick continued success in his new role.”

Lawrence joined the firm in January 2019 with 15 years of public accounting experience, focusing on high-net-worth individuals, families and their closely-held businesses. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science, concentrations in Finance and Accounting, from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He also holds a Master of Business Taxation from the University of Southern California’s Leventhal School of Accounting. Lawrence is a member of the America Institute of CPAs and the California Society of CPAs, as well as the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club.

“I am grateful to become a Principal with SLD and look forward to assisting our clients on their path to achieving their financial goals for many years to come,” commented Lawrence.


About Shea Labagh Dobberstein
For over 75 years, SHEA LABAGH DOBBERSTEIN has provided a full spectrum of professional accounting, auditing, tax and consulting services exclusively to privately-held businesses, individuals, and non-profit organizations. The business community recognizes us for having the deep expertise and specialized resources of a national firm, coupled with the personalized attention of a San Francisco-based advisor.