Arborist Expert Witness CA 511389

Expertise Description

I have spent more than 50 years working in arboriculture and horticulture. My areas of focus include risk assessment, tree preservation, and appraisal. In addition, I have provided diagnosis of tree and landscape problems, insect and disease identification, plant health care programs, tree inventories, tree management planning, tree planting programs, and tree protection plans for construction projects. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for over 15 years as an arborist expert witness.

Areas of Expertise

Relevant Experiences

I have been in the Tree/Landscape/Nursery business for 47 years. I have been a Certified Arborist for 21 years and have been doing tree appraisals for more than fifteen years. I would be qualified to place a value on almost any tree.


Degree Subject Institution
B.S. Ornamental Horticulture California Polytechnic University – Pomona

Licenses Certifications

Registered Consulting Arborist RCA
Certified Arborist
ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified
Licensed Agricultural Pest Control Applicator #98330
Licensed Contractor

Awards & Affiliation

American Society of Consulting Arborists (ASCA)
International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)
Pesticide Applicators Professional Association (PAPA)
Irrigation Association (IA)

Primary Affiliation

American Society of Consulting Arborists (ASCA)