Expertise DescriptionI have over 50 years experience as a landscape architect, ecologist, horticulturalist, and arborist. My expertise includes plant / tree propagation, plant / tree growth, and plant / tree problems. I have experience in tree accident investigation, tree and plant insurance claims, hazardous tree analysis, tree liability evaluation, tree safety, tree replacement, tree failure, tree appraisals, tree care and pruning, landscape maintenance, landscape design, garden design, landscape drainage, plant selection, nursery inventory evaluation, plant / crop evaluation for bankruptcy court, and coastal ecology evaluation. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: financial evaluation for cold damage and crop production; standard of care for landscape installation and maintenance.
My consulting services include: ecological, horticultural, arboricultural, and landscape architectural issues for numerous firms; Landscape architecture for a medical center; consultations for a government regarding the improvement of the tropical flower, fruit and vegetable crops, and new export crops.
|Nursery Management Landscape Design||Arboriculture||State University of New York|
|Landscape Architecture||Ornamental Horticulture||University of Florida|
|Ecology||Ornamental Horticulture Fruit Fruitculture||University of Florida|
|Registration in Landscape Architecture|
Awards & Affiliation
|Silver Medal for Best Paper in Garden and Landscape Section of Florida State Horticultural Society|
|Professor of the Year Award|
American Society of Landscape Architects
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases