Construction Defects DesignExpert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Construction project design, SFR, Commercial, general contracting, codes standards, construction defects, cost of repair, ultra custom residential designs, water intrusion damages, Foundations, Framing, Electrical, Carpentry, Finish Work, Structural Assembly, Windows, Doors, Kitchens, Bathrooms, Custom Homes, Industrial, Commercial, Multi Residential, Institutional, Sub Divisions, Condos, Town Houses, Medical, Clean Rooms, Liability Identification, Document Analysis, Contract Analysis, Cause Effect Relationship Analysis, Damage Assessment, Claims Management, Cost Analysis, Forensic Analysis,Delay Damages, Value Appraisal, Claim Preparation, Claim Analysis, Educational Seminars, Dispute Resolution, Schedule Acceleration, Cardinal Change, Constructive Change, Construction Defects, Defective Contract Documents, Delays, Differing Site Conditions, Construction Disputes, Implied Warranty, Claims Evaluation

Expert Witness No.2848


Professional Experience  

For over forty years, Expert 2848 has successfully completed thousands of construction projects in, but not limited to, single-family residential, commercial, public, institutional, and classified military sectors.

Expert 2848 has provided consultation and expert witness testimony in the areas of general contracting and construction for legal considerations over the last 35 years. He is considered to be the leading expert in his field in the Northern California area.

He has been called upon by the State of California Contractors State License Board as an industry expert, as well as being asked to evaluate hundreds of buildings to determine if existing conditions are in line with common practices, codes and standards. These investigations entailed investigating and documenting causes of construction defects, damages and failures as well as cost of repair and/or suggesting corrective methods through the submission of detailed reports.

Expert 2848 is recognized by the Superior Court of California as an expert witness in many construction disciplines from planning to fine finishes.


2011- 2013
Project Manager for a major Western State development company. Specializing in commercial, institutional and residential development

1990 – 2010
A Privately owned company located in  Mountain View, CA - President/CEO
Design/build firm with residential, commercial and institutional project focus.
Specializing in ultra-custom residential designs.

1979 – 1990
Private Construction Company located in Sonora, CA - Owner
Design/build custom homes and light commercial
Over 700 residential development projects

Professional Licenses  

B- General Contractor 33 years
C-10 Electrical

Real Estate Lic.

Areas of Expertise 

Underground work
Site prep, cut and fill, engineered soils
Concrete slabs, foundations, engineered concrete and retaining walls
Water intrusion & water damage
Framing and engineered structures
Drywall applications and patchwork
Electrical residential, commercial and industrial
Earthquake damage assessment
Industry standards of workmanship
Cost estimating
Contractor’s License Law & Code Compliance
Professional standards
Interior and exterior finished product evaluation
Residential and commercial construction and remodeling

Claims and Disputes

Expert Witness 2848 assists clients with preparing and analyzing construction claims. Owners and contractors who realize the potential for disputes and conflicts rely on his years of expertise in multiple disciplines.

Expert Witness 2848 assists legal teams in evaluating expert reports, depositions and discovery. When multiple experts are required he offers team coordination and summary writing services.

Claim issues including:
Liability Identification
Document Analysis
Contract Analysis
Cause/Effect Relationship Analysis
Damage Assessment
Claims Management
Cost Analysis
Forensic Analysis
Delay Damages
Value Appraisal
Claim Preparation
Claim Analysis
Educational Seminars
Dispute Resolution
Schedule Acceleration
Cardinal Change
Constructive Change
Construction Defects
Defective Contract Documents
Differing Site Conditions
Construction Disputes
Implied Warranty
Claims Evaluation


Available upon request


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