Arboriculture Expert Witness CA 519403

Expertise Description

I have over four decades of experience in the arboriculture industry. While working in various positions, I have gained a thorough knowledge of the various aspects in arboriculture, such as climber accidents and injury analysis; construction development tree preservation; disease and insect identification; eminent domain; fire damage evaluations; firewood production and sales; ordinance development and review; root encroachment and damage; specialized pruning techniques; tree and plant appraisals; tree conservation and preservation planning; tree failure causation analysis; tree removal; tree risk assessment; urban tree inventory and management; and wrongful tree removal. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than 15 years as an arboriculture expert witness.

Areas of Expertise

Licenses Certifications

International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist
California State Licensed Contractor D49 C61 classifications
Pacific Northwest Chapter ISA Certified Tree Risk Assessment Graduate (program replaced with International Society of Arboriculture’s qualification)
American Society of Consulting Arborist Consulting Academy Graduate

Awards & Affiliation

American Society of Consulting Arborists (ASCA)
Western Chapter International Society of Arboriculture (WCISA)
California Urban Forestry Council (CUFC)
California Tree Failure Report Program Cooperator
Street Tree Seminar Inc.

Primary Affiliation

American Society of Consulting Arborists (ASCA)