Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
Elevator Escalator, Hydraulic Elevators, Elevator Escalator Safety, Construction, Operating Maintenance, Federal Safety Codes, State Safety Codes, Municipal Safety Codes, Elevators Escalator Certified Elevator Safety Inspector, Investigation, Analysis, Construction, Maintenance, Repair Safety, Estimates,
Expert Witness No.1018
Areas of Expertise
Safety and Construction Issues
Safety Codes (Federal, State, Municipal)
2002 – Certified Elevator Safety Inspector, A.S.M.E., QEI, C-2400. Issued by National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities.
1999 – Elevator Code Specialist CS-42. Issued by National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities.
1975 – Elevator Technologies and Related Fields (No. 81726). Lifetime awarded by Board of Governors, State of California.
1963 – Journeyman Elevator Mechanic, City of Los Angeles
1999 – Present
Provide inspection, investigation, analysis, and expert witness services in the areas of construction, maintenance, repair, and safety. Prepare evaluations and estimates for insurance related issues. Give depositions and testimony for defendants or plaintiffs in trials, arbitrations, and mediation.
1986 – Present
Examiner for Elevator Journeyman Certificate, Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety, Elevator Division.
1979 – 1999
Sales Manager, Oliver and Williams Elevator Corporation, Los Angeles. Estimating, sales, and supervision.
1959 – 1979
Maintenance Superintendent, Haughton Elevator Corporation, Los Angeles. Superintendent for service and repair; service mechanic; elevator helper.
1973 – 1986
Instructor, National Elevator Industries Education Plan.
U.C.L.A. Extension. Certificate for Adult Education Teaching Credential.
1961 – 1966
Los Angeles Trade Tech College. Courses on motor rewinding, motor control, and industrial electricity and electronics.
1959 – 1960
Glendale College. Courses in basic electricity and electronics.
1991 – Present
Los Angeles Elevator Industry Group
President, 1994; Vice President, 1991-94
1960 – 1972
1955 – 1959
United States Marine Corps. Helicopter Crew Chief, Sergeant.
1959 – 1967
United States Marine Corps Reserve. Line Chief, Staff Sergeant.