William LeStrange & Associates, P.A. is a professional corporation established in 1976 to practice certified public accountancy.

Please take a moment and read more about our people, our history, our credentials, and our areas of specialization. If you have any questions or would like more detailed information about how we can help you, don't hesitate to contact us. We would be happy to serve you.

Our People

William R. LeStrange, Jr., CPA was born in Yonkers, NY and raised in Bethesda, MD. He currently resides in Silver Spring, MD.

Bill attended Gonzaga College High School, is a graduate of Benjamin Franklin University, both located in Washington, DC, and became a Certified Public Accountant in 1974. He worked with some large local CPA firms in the Washington area beginning in 1970 until he founded William LeStrange & Associates, P.A. in 1976.

Bill is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the Maryland Association of CPAs and the Greater Washington Society of CPAs.

Bill was mentioned in the feature article of the October 1994 issue of Washingtonian Magazine entitled, "How to Get Rich - A Whos Who of Financial Planners, Tax Lawyers, Hot CPAs and Stockbrokers."

The remaining staff is comprised of:
Catherine O. LeStrange, MBA, Firm Administrator, Staff Accountant
Linda A. Sandler, Administrative Assistant

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Our History

During the past 27 years, client service, attention to detail, integrity and professionalism have been and still remain our highest priorities. Our dedication to these priorities is the key reason that we continue to provide professional services to clients who began with us in 1976, and also to the many clients that have relied upon us since then. We take great pride in the fact that our client retention rate is so unusually high.

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Our Credentials

Our firm participates in the Peer Review Program as prescribed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and administered by the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants. We were last reviewed in November 2001 and received an "unmodified" opinion from the reviewer. This means that our system of quality control for accounting and audit engagements meets or exceeds the requirements of the quality control standards established by the AICPA.

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Our Areas of Specialization
  • Not-for-profit organizations -- obtain tax exempt status, start-up, accounting, auditing, tax and management advisory services
  • Small businesses - start-up, accounting, auditing, tax and management advisory services
  • Advisory and tax planning on complex business and personal transactions
  • Probate administration of estates
  • Estate and trust tax matters

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