Expertise DescriptionI have more than 30 years experience in fire, fire suppression, arson, and related matters, investigating over 3,000 fire incidents. My expertise includes: arson; boat / marine fires; computer modeling; electrical engineering; evidence collection; fire cause / origin; fire investigations; fire prevention; fire safety; fire science; forensic studies; mechanical engineering; and wildland fires. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: Residential fire – investigations – origin & cause analysis; Commercial fire – investigations – origin & cause analysis; Vehicle fire – investigations – origin & cause analysis; Marine vessels fire – investigations – origin & cause analysis – pleasure craft / fisher / yachts / major shipping – cargo and passenger vessels; Wildland fire – investigations – origin and cause analysis.
My consulting experience includes: Litigation consulting/case review; Cause and origin fire investigation – fire behavior – firefighting / fire suppression – expert witness testimony in state and federal courts.
|AA||Business Management||West Valley College|
|AS||Fire Science||San Jose City College|
|Licensed Private Investigator – CA|
|Pro Board Certified – Certified Fire Investigator|
|International Assoc. of Arson Investigators|
|California Lifetime Teaching Credential|
Awards & Affiliation
International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI)
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases