Arborist Expert Witness Philadelphia 539007

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years of experience in the arboriculture industry practicing as an arborist. My work involves appraising, assessing, inventorying, managing, mapping, and protecting trees of all types as well as performing tree appraisals, and tree risk assessments. I am also knowledgeable in arboreta, golf course, and nursery management; contract preparation and revisions; insect and disease identification and management; landscape architecture; municipal ordinance development; native woody plants; and plant health care. I have taught within my field at the University level. I have provided consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition for more than a decade as an arborist expert witness.

Areas of Expertise


Degree Subject Institution
M.E.S. Environmental Biology University of Pennsylvania
B.S. Plant Sciences Rutgers University

Licenses Certifications

International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) – Board Certified Master Arborist (BCMA)
ISA Municipal Arborist Certification
N.J. Licensed Tree Expert, member of NJ Society of Licensed Tree Experts
American Society of Consulting Arborists (ASCA) Registered Consulting Arborist

Awards & Affiliation

International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)
N.J. Chapter of ISA (NJAISA)
Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) – Tree Care Safety Professional (CTSP)
American Society of Consulting Arborists (ASCA)
N.J. Shade Tree Federation

Primary Affiliation

International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)