Expertise DescriptionI have over 35 years experience in arboriculture and plant pathology issues. My areas of expertise include ornamental horticulture, diseases of ornamental plants, landscape management, landscape construction, tree and shrub plant materials, tree management and preservation, relocation of trees on construction sites, evaluation of trees for preservation, pruning, disease diagnosis and treatment, arborist reports, tree valuation, surveys and hazard evaluations, and causes of tree failure resulting in property loss and personal injury. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes numerous cities and insurance companies.
My consulting services include surveys for several agencies.
|Ph.D.||Plant Pathology||Cornell University||Ithica||NY|
|International Society of Arboriculture|
|Licensed Pest Control Advisor|
|State of California|
|Certified Urban Forester|
|California Urban Forests Council|
Awards & Affiliation
|Richard W. Harris Award for Excellence in Arboricultural Education|
|College of Agriculture|
|Cal Poly University|
|California Urban Forests Council Durrel Maughn Arboricultural Education Award|
International Society of Arboriculture
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases