Expertise DescriptionI have more than 35 years experience in construction as a Professional Engineer (P.E.). My experience includes assignments in engineering, general contracting, real estate development, and consulting. My expertise includes: building inspections, construction defects, code compliance, construction claims, termite damage assessments, mold and indoor air quality investigations, and building maintenance evaluations. I have additional experience with condominium reserve calculations for new and converted condominium properties. I have 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: standard industry definitions and uses of certain contractual terms used in a construction contract between the plaintiff and the contractor; malpractice and breach of contract by a developer; adequacy of plans, efficiency of design, and services during the bidding phase of a job; damages to a homeowner's house from termites; poor maintenance, moisture damages, poor construction, building code violations in the original construction, and estimated cost to repair termite damage; non-compliance of store entry Life Safety Codes and Florida Existing Building Code.
My consulting experience includes having served as instructor for server State certified professional continuing education courses.
|Bachelor of Science||Engineering||University of Akron|
|Building Code Administrator|
|Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Construction Engineering Inspector|
Awards & Affiliation
|Numerous awards and decorations during military service; the United States Meritorious Service Medal|
|USAF Commendation Medal|
|Korean Defense Service Medal|
|Orlando Business Journal's Up and Comer Award|
Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases