Expert 8970 - CA(S)


Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as an architect. I specialize in the determination of size, cost and schedule requirements for a diverse range of projects including banks, research laboratories, police facilities, governmental facilities, educational campuses, manufacturing buildings, restaurants, office buildings, and medical complexes. My other areas of expertise include project planning, needs assessment studies, project conceptualization, implementation strategies, and project management. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Design defect; Construction defect; Slip and fall; Water intrusion; Delay claim/scheduling defect; Cost control/quality control.


Consulting Experience

My consulting services include over 30 cases, such as Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) access, Scope of work, and Value received.


Relevant Experiences

I have worked extensively on high value institutional projects and well understand the specific roles of the entire design team.  While most of my residential projects have been in the $500,000 to 1.0M range, I do have one of 98,000 SF for the emir of Bahrain.  On this project, I was an Assistant Designer for the Architectural firm of CRS Inc. (now CRSS / HOK)

I have worked on several California Pizza Kitchen Restaurants, in addition to Sizzler, McDonalds, and the Warehouse Restaurant & Banquet Facility.

I have a great deal of experience with shower/locker rooms including multiple police facilities, community colleges, high schools and middle schools.


Education

DegreeSubjectInstitution
MBABusiness AdministrationUniversity of California Los Angeles
MAArchitectureUniversity of California Berkeley
BAEnvironmental DesignUniversity of California Berkeley

Licenses Certifications

California Licensed Architect
Accredited Professional
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)

Awards & Affiliation

Primary Affiliation

American Institute of Architects


Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases



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