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Jane Ochsman Rowny

Councilor Buchanan & Mitchell, PC (CBM)
7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 500 Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 240.781.6213
Phone: 301.986.0600
Fax: 301-986-0432 or 0504

Jane Ochsman Rowny CPA, CFP®, CDFA™ is a Partner of Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell, PC (CBM), and manages the firm’s divorce and financial planning division. She understands that a divorce is often a highly stressful and emotionally and financially draining process. Jane listens, informs and guides clients through their divorce process to make wise and informed financial choices. As an experienced financial neutral in the collaborative process and a trained mediator she works with her clients and their attorneys to achieve mutually agreeable and fair solutions to the complex tax and financial matters in and beyond their divorce.

Practice Group Membership

  • DC Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Collaborative Professionals of Northern Virginia
  • Collaborative Dispute Resolution Professionals (Maryland)

Professional Memberships

  • American institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Financial Planner’s Association of the National Capital Area
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts


  • University of Connecticut, Bachelor of Science in Accounting

License and Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Financial Planner
  • Certified Divorce Financial Analyst

Collaborative Practice and Mediation Training - Participant

  • Civil Collaborative Training, 2013 (8 hours)
  • Financial Aspects of Divorce, 2012 (21 hours)
  • Intermediate/Advanced Collaborative Training (16 hours)
  • Intermediate/Advanced Collaborative Training (23 hours)
  • Intermediate/Advanced Collaborative Training (50 hours)
  • Collaborative Divorce Team Training (8 hours)
  • Mediation Training (30 hours)
  • Collaborative Divorce Team Training (20 hours)

Collaborative Practice Training – Instructor

  • Tax Issues in Divorce (2 hours)
  • Collaborative Divorce Training - Role of Financial Neutral (4 hours)
  • Cash, COVID and Collaboration - Financial Considerations (1 hour)
  • Equitable Divisions and New Format of Individual Tax Return (1 hour)
  • Retirement Assets In Divorce Cases (1 hour)
  • Strategic Divorce Planning Under Tax Reform (2 hours)
  • Getting to Yes When Clients are in No, 2013 (2 hours)
  • The Cost of Collaborative Divorce, 2012 (2 hours)