Coins Jewelry Appraisal Expert 18699 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have 65 years experience in Gemology and Appraisal issues. My areas of expertise as a Jeweler include: jewelry, jewelry appraisal, gems, gemstones, carvings, minerals, antiques, watches and clocks. I have more than 50 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise

Consulting Experience

My consulting services: Forensic Appraiser for jewelry, gemstones, carvings, minerals, antiques, watches, clocks, coins, coins and related articles; Business, security, and inventory analyst; Taught appraisal procedures, techniques, application, and interpretation of fair market value, evaluation theory, market research, methodology, report writing.

Relevant Experiences

In addition to having testified in many cases, representing both plaintiffs and defendants, I was under contract with the IRS for seven years, traveling from one district to another for the purpose of determining if any of the donations were overinflated. I have performed appraisals on a few of the world’s most notable diamonds and was instrumental in satisfying a lawsuit involving two companies of considerable importance. I have published a few editions of my third book. I have certified over 700 appraisers in the U.S. and Canada.



Licenses Certifications

Awards & Affiliation

International Society of Appraisers
Special Award – most outstanding contribution
Robert M. Shipley Award – Most Outstanding Contribution to the Appraisal Profession

Primary Affiliation

American Gem Society

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases