Construction Design Defects Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Architectural Management, Construction Design Defects, Standards of Care, ADA, Disabled Access, Handicap Access, Site Work, Building Shells, Interior Improvements, Building Codes, Changed Orders, Scope Of Work Issues, K Certified Arbitrator, Mediator

Expert No. 2862

Registration / Certificates

California Architect License Number

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)

California Assoc. of Building Energy Consultants, Certified Energy Analyst

California Building Codes Institute Certified Energy Plans, Examiner.

Registered Post Earthquake Disaster Assistance Evaluator, Office of Emergency Services              

Certified Basic Commercial and Construction Arbitrator, Institute of Construction

Certified Basic Commercial and Construction Mediator, Institute of Construction Management

Certified Dispute Review Board Panelist, Institute of Construction Management

FEMA Disaster Assessment Training and Certification

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Architects (AIA) – Professional Member
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)
California Association of Building Energy Consultants (CABEC)
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
International Code Council (ICC) formerly the International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO)
Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) – Professional Member
Association for Dispute Resolution of Northern California (ADRNC)
Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR)
American Bar Association (ABA) – Associate Member
Forensic Expert Witness Association (FEWA) – Associate Member
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)- Accredited Professional

Continuing Education

California Construction Law, April 2007

Legal issues for California Architects, December, 2006

Advanced Commercial Arbitration Training, Institute for Conflict Management, May, 2005

Arbitration Training Institute, American Bar Association, May, 2004

California Law for Design Professionals, July, 2003

Dispute Avoidance and Early Resolution of Construction Disputes, March, 2003

California Construction Law: Can This Job Be Saved? March, 2003

Risk management strategies for Project Completion and Litigation Avoidance, April, 2002

Contractors State License Board (CSLB) Industry Specific Training Courses, 2002,2003,2004,2005, 2006


A Network, Inc., President

Architectural Interiors, Vice President / Director of Architecture

Architects, Project Architect / Manager 

Associate Architect

Architects, Project Manager

Representative Cases

Design and Construction Defects, Water Intrusion, Professional Negligence, ADA/Handicap Access, Landlord Misrepresentation, Structural Failure, Sub-Contractor Scope of Work, Defective Concrete, Sub-Standard Finish Work, Fraud, Change Orders, Delays, Architect and Contractor Standards of Care, Non-Payment, Rentable Area Misrepresentation, Landscape/Site issues, swimming pools, Building Code Violations, and Materials Handling. He has participated in cases involving Building Owners, Homeowners, Developers, Insurance Carriers, Property Managers, Tenants, Contractors, Sub-Contractors, Suppliers/Vendors, Architects, Landscape Designers, and Engineers. He has presided over more than 300 arbitration cases for the CSLB.


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