Excavation Trenching Site Work Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Site Work, Excavation, Construction Site Preparation, Construction Site Excavation, Excavation Preparation Construction Site, Differing Construction Site Conditions, Construction Scheduling, Construction Delays, Construction Scheduling Delays, Earthwork, Grading, Trenching, Heavy Equipment Rental, Underground Utilities, Storm Sewer, Sanitary Sewer, Water Mains, Paving, Concrete Paving, Concrete Curbs, Sidewalk, Parking Lot, Asphalt Parking Lots, Road, Asphalt Roads, Trenching Company excavation & construction site preparation, earthwork and grading, water mains, sewer installation, trenching, containment, underground utilities, dike repair, heavy equipment rentals. He provides litigation prevention consulting, mediation, arbitration, and expert witness testimony, regarding construction contract disputes; scheduling; delay claims; differing site condition claims; change order justification, support and processing; nonpayment issues; back charges, lien filings, shoring , trench collapse.

Professional Experience

President & CEO, Trenching Company, 1972 – Present
Excavation & Construction Site Preparation – earthwork and grading; water mains; sewer installation; trenching; underground utilities; directional drilling; asphalt; concrete curbs; concrete walks; concrete flat work; heavy equipment purchases & rentals; shoring; de-watering; OSHA and construction safety; industry standards and best practices in my fields of expertise. 48 years of construction experience.

Consulting, Dispute Resolution, and Expert Witness Testimony Experience

Construction Contract Disputes; Scheduling; Delay Claims; Differing Site Condition Claims; Change Order Justification; Excavation & Construction; Site Work & Preparation – earthwork and grading, water mains, sewer installation, trenching shoring & support; Scaffolding safety and regulations; Nonpayment Issues, Back Charges, Heavy Equipment Safety and operation, Purchases, Rentals; Crane safety; Material handling safety; Asphalt Mix and Installation; Concrete Defects; Causation; Remediation; OSHA Standards Compliance, Violations; Construction Safety.


  • Alternative Dispute Resolution UNCW
  • OSHA 40 hour
  • OSHA Competent Person
  • MSHA Certified Training
  • NJBIA New Jersey Business & Industry Association
  • Building Trades Association
  • UTCA Utility & Transportation Contractors Association
  • Quest Construction Estimating Institute
  • Hard Dollar Estimating
  • OSHA 30 hour (2013)

Education and Training

  • Civil Design, Union Technical Institute, 1972
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution, University of North Carolina, 2006
  • BA, Major Communications, Minor Criminal Justice, Ashford University, 2013