Expert 518190 - PA


Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years of experience in Civil Engineering with a focus on highway design, traffic engineering, and utilities construction. As a Civil Engineer I have been responsible for evaluating matters involving premise liability, steps, stairways, walkways, highway and traffic engineering, including intersections; urban and rural roadways; interstate highways; parking lots; signage, pavement marking and traffic controls; codes and zoning requirements; public utilities including sanitary sewer, storm sewer and water mains. I also have extensive experience in construction management, project related claims, job site safety, codes and standards, and ADA compliance. I have worked with evaluations of ice, snow control, grading, storm water management, detention and retention basins, and soil and sedimentation control. I have over 10 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes working with Premise liability/job-site safety, Construction defects, Accident reconstruction, Codes and standards/ADA compliance, Traffic and transportation, Highway and street design, Traffic engineering, Utilities construction, Storm drainage, Walkway surface evaluations, and Concrete and asphalt pavement evaluations.


Consulting Experience

My consulting experience includes working in code compliance and standards with work zone safety, construction management, claims and safety.


Professional Experiences

My Professional Engineering experience includes consulting in matters related to Civil Engineering and associated disciplines. I have specialized in Highway and Street Design, Traffic Engineering, Utilities Construction, Storm Drainage, Pedestrian Safety, Walkway Surface Evaluations, Concrete and Asphalt Pavement Evaluations and matters related to Construction. I also have extensive experience in Construction Management, Project Related Claims, Job Site Safety, Codes and Standards and ADA Compliance, among others.


Relevant Experiences

I have consulted on other masonry construction cases, most of which involved construction accidents with on-site workers.

I also have experience with school projects.


Education

Degree Subject Institution
B.S. Civil Engineering San Diego State University

Licenses Certifications

Professional Engineering Certifications: California, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.

Awards & Affiliation

American Road & Transportation Builders Association, ARTBA
American Society of Civil Engineers, ASCE
American Society of Highway Engineers, ASHE
Engineers Club of Philadelphia
Institute of Transportation Engineers, ITE

Primary Affiliation

American Society of Civil Engineers, ASCE



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