Agronomy Expert Witness Illinois 534700

Expertise Description

I am an experienced agronomy expert witness.I have more than 35 years of experience in row crop, small grain and forage production and management. One of my main areas of emphasis has been the appropriate and proper use of agricultural pesticides. This includes investigating alternatives and selecting the right product, correct rate, and proper application timing. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for over 25 years as an agronomy expert witness.

Agricultural Industry Expert Witness IL 534497

Expertise Description

I am an experienced agriculture expert witness. I have spent more than 25 years working with crop growing, soil fertility, pest management, soil sampling, soil examination, fertilizers, and zone mapping. I am offering my services as an agriculture expert witness.

Wick Drains Expert Witness FL 528915

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in soil and ground improvement with expertise in the design assistance to full construction installation of wick drains (prefabricated vertical drains) for use in ground improvement, ground reinforcement, and ground treatment developments. I am familiar with all types of installation equipment, including the APE units. I have prior experience providing consultations and deposition as a wick drain expert witness.

Environmental Site Remediation Expert Witness 532243

Expertise Description

I have spent over 30 years working with environmental site remediation. My expertise is in underground storage tanks, hazardous waste management, soil, and groundwater remediation, industrial site remediation act cases, phase i/ii/iii environmental audits, hazardous waste disposal, NPDES permit compliance, Clean Air Act permitting, and Safe Drinking Water Act compliance. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than two decades as an environmental site remediation expert witness.

Construction Materials Expert 531622 NV

Expertise Description

I am an experienced geotechnical engineering expert witness. For more than 40 years, I have worked with foundation engineering, construction materials (such as concrete, asphalt and soils), highway and pavement materials, slip and fall investigations, casino construction, expansive/collapsible soils, and pool construction. I have provided courtroom testimony, deposition, and consultations for more than 30 years as a geotechnical engineering expert witness.

Construction Expert 530907 TN

Expertise Description

I have spent more than 45 years working in the field of construction management with a focus in civil engineering, construction law, process scheduling, construction, value engineering, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), and project estimation. I have provided deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony for over 5 years as a construction management expert witness.

Arboriculture Expert 528973 CO

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years of consulting experience in arboriculture with an emphasis in determining causation of demise from a variety of origins, including biotic agents (insects and disease), climate, horticultural practices and chemical trespass, diagnosing of tree and landscape matters, forensic investigations, herbicide injury, soils, insects, disease, environmental disorders, tree risk assessment (risk management), appraising landscape plants, diagnosing declines and the demise of plant material both in a naturally forested situation and also in the planted landscape, insect and disease identification and management, plant health care programs, product testing and analysis, tree, landscape and nursery appraisals, casualty losses, fire, land condemnations and takings timber theft, and tree protection for construction projects. I spent more than 25 years providing numerous clients with deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony as arboriculture expert witness,

Mineral Valuation/Appraisal Expert 528564 AZ

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years geological experience and over 10 years of mineral appraisal/valuation experience with expertise in drilling, geotechnical investigations, geological mapping, geological interpretations, soil/aggregate and geological classifications, sampling, cartography, geospatial and 3-dimensional data modeling, construction materials (e.g. aggregates, sand and gravel, stone, gypsum, concrete, asphalt, dimension stone and decorative rock), industrial materials, base & precious metals, oil & gas, business evaluations and appraisal, machinery & equipment appraisal, and mineral stock valuations. I have spent more than 5 years providing consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition as a mineral appraisal expert witness.

Structural Engineer Expert 46548 CA(S)

Expertise Description

With over 40 years experience in geotechnical engineering, my expertise is in soil engineering, geology, foundation engineering, structural engineering, materials engineering, and hydrology. I also have knowledge in hillside residential developments, urban redevelopment, oil storage and water tanks, pipelines, bridges, multi-plate arch structures, waterfront structures, storm drains, reservoir embankments, and sewage disposal systems. I have spent more than 40 years as a geotechnical engineering expert witness with consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition.

Geotechnical Engineer Expert 526969 WA

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a Geotechnical Engineer with expertise in rock falls, liquefaction evaluation, fault rupture, hydro consolidation, expansive soils, bearing capacity, slope stability, consolidation and settlement, seepage analysis, groundwater studies, soil density and compaction, soil stabilization, and underpinning to aid in foundation design and construction. In addition, I have performed slope stability analysis for potential hazards, seepage analysis, retaining wall design and soil nail walls, retaining wall drainage design. I have spent over 5 years providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a geotechnical engineering expert witness.

Environmental Liability Assessment Expert 522261 NJ

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years of experience in the management and implementation of environmental consulting and remediation services for utilities, major oil companies, assorted business and government. I have directly managed over $60 million in environmental projects. I have extensive experience in environmental liability assessment, control and closure. Specifically, my expertise includes remediation contract management, environmental site assessments, soil, bedrock and groundwater investigations, multisite monitoring plan implementation, expert testimony, and site closure. I also have extensive expertise in asbestos and mold survey and abatement services. I have offered numerous consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as an environmental liability assessment expert witness.

Geophysics Expert 525510 FL

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years of experience in the field of Geophysics with a focus in near-surface geophysics, microgravity surveys, assessing geotechnical conditions beneath coal ash ponds and canals, soil resistivity surveys, using karst conditions and to assess mine voids and hazards, and soil resistivity surveys. I am offering my services as a geophysics expert witness.

Construction Defect Analysis Expert 521880 OR

Expertise Description

As a construction defect analysis expert witness, I have over 35 years experience in Construction with analysis due to code violations or natural defects, tactile and physical testing for structural, stairway, walkway, roadway, illumination, drainage, leakage, and catastrophic damage to structures due to fire, soil, drainage, water, and sewer leaks. I have additional knowledge in trip and falls and missteps, handrail/baluster/balustrade size and strength, parking lot and roadway illumination levels. I have continuing education in computer aided design, land development, dam safety and land planning, stormwater master planning, and septic system design. I have spent over 30 years as a construction defect analysis expert witness and have provided numerous clients with deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony.

Geology Expert 521953 CA(N)

Expertise Description

My career has spanned over 35 years experience in engineering and environmental geology with expertise in groundwater contamination and resource studies, UST investigations/remediation/closure, hazardous wastes, environmental site assessments, geology for planning, geologic hazards investigations, project management, failure analysis, fault studies and landslide investigations. I have over 35 years experience as a geology expert witness and have provided numerous clients with deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony.

Agronomist Expert 521942 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 5 years experience as an Agronomist with expertise in soilless best management practices, cultural process, pest and disease management, nutrient management, and production. I have additional knowledge on farm implements, bed preparation, and the cultivation of crops. I am offering my services as an agronomist expert witness.

Soil Microbiologist Expert 520898 CA(S)

Expertise Description

With more than 5 years experience in Plant Pathology and Microbiology, I am an expert in soil microbial responses to climate and environmental changes, regulation of the release and consumption of greenhouse gases, and microbial invasive species.

Petrochemical Expert 520577 NY

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a Regional Business and Quality Specialist, Project Manager, and QMS/Compliance Auditor in the public and private sectors in both the environmental and petrochemical fields with emphasis on business strategy and expansion, account management, regulatory compliance, quality and risk management, as well as analytical methods development for chemicals, RFG, ULSD, biodiesel, oils, water, soils, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and natural gas (LNG). My expertise also includes pricing and establishing contracts, laboratory management, client relations, marketing, and ISO 9001 systems (QMS) auditing; proposal writing, business development, proficiency in full range of instrumentation and repairs, LIMS and other data systems; highly advanced skills in GC and GC-MS, designing, certifying, and implementing methods. I also have prior experience working as an environmental and petrochemical expert witness in New York by offering such services as deposition and courtroom testimony.

Geotechnical Engineer Expert 520596 OH

Expertise Description

I have been working in the field of Civil Engineering, geotechnical engineering, and soil mechanics for more than 40 years with a particular focus in analyzing, understanding, and interpreting underground conditions for contracting projects. I have also spent over 40 years as a civil engineering and Geotechnical Engineer Expert in Ohio and Pennsylvania by offering such services as consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Real Property Damage Economics Expert 507496 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Real Property Damage Economics with expertise in large cases of disaster. I have experience with valuation, diminution-in-value and litigation support matters involving commercial, industrial, subdivisions and vacant land properties, as well as single and multi-family residences. Diminution issues include environmental contamination, eminent domain, soil or geotechnical, construction conditions, natural disasters, bankruptcy, and project delay and tragedy. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Geotechnical Engineering Expert 502741 UT

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Geotechnical Engineering with expertise in Geotechnical Investigations, Geologic hazard evaluations, slope stability studies, pavement evaluations, distress investigations, and environmental site assessments. My project experience includes educational facilities, commercial and residential developments, a new 25-mile highway corridor, power plants, highway bridge and interchange structures, high-rise structures, roadways, pipelines, flood control channels and detention basins, reservoirs, groundwater studies, and landslide studies. My design experience includes shallow and deep foundations, pavements, retaining walls, bracing and shoring systems, small earthen dams and embankments, flood control structures, erosion protection, geotextile reinforced slopes, and dewatering systems. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

geotechnical engineering Expert 502576 UT

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Geotechnical Engineering with expertise in the engineering aspects of designated geotechnical and construction quality control projects. I have experience with Geotechnical consultation for low to high-rise commercial and residential buildings, earth dams, soil and rock retaining systems, slope stability, distress analysis, geotechnical/geologic hazards, earth embankments, clay liners for ponds and hazardous waste facilities, utility lines, roadways, airport runways and taxi ways, aircraft hangars, water storage tanks, water treatment plants, wastewater treatment plants, schools and hospitals. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Hydrogeology Expert 325337 AK

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in the field of Environmental Remediation, specializing in Hydrogeology. I have experience in assessment and remediation of soil and groundwater impacted by petroleum hydrocarbons, chlorinated solvents, and heavy metals. I have over 20 years experience in in-situ remediation as an environmental scientist, project manager, and contractor. I also have 5 years experience in the oil and gas industry as an oil exploration geologist working in Alaska and California. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Real Estate Appraisal Expert 135037 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have 20 years experience specializing in real estate appraisal and real estate econometrics. My expertise includes appraisal of: family residences (forms, narrative, and relocation), residential / commercial / industrial income properties, construction projects, mini-warehouses, motels, hotels, churches, subdivisions, building sites, acreages, groves, pre-development, feasibility, soils problems, and environmental contamination. I have prior expert witness experience.

Geology And Geotechnical Engineering Expert 97468 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in geology and geotechnical engineering. My expertise includes: earth movement, soil settlement, soil heave, soil creep, soil collapse, soil expansion, slope stability, landslides, mudflows, bluff failure, rock fall, stream bank collapse, drainage, erosion, moisture intrusion, slab seepage, crawlspace water, basement water, distress to structures, wall cracks, slab cracks, slab settlement, slab heave, foundation settlement, and foundation cracks. My additional expertise includes: retaining walls, wall collapse, wall cracks, wall settlement, wall lean, pavement, pavement settlement, pavement cracks, pavement separation, swimming pools, spas, pool cracks, pool settlement, pool heave, construction defects, grading (fill compaction and / or settlement), drainage, foundation, retaining walls, geologic hazards, faults, earthquakes, and liquefaction. I have 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Landscape Architecture Expert 128626 TX

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience as a Landscape Architect in landscape and patio design, sales, and construction. My areas of expertise include: Landscape Architecture; Landscape Construction; Landscape Design; Landscape Drainage; Erosion Control; Horticulture; and Lighting Design. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience.

Toxicology Expert 34339 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in toxicology, air dispersion modeling and human health risk assessment / analysis. My areas of expertise include the toxicology and human health risk assessment of volatile organic chemicals, semi-volatile organic chemicals, heavy metals, oxidant chemicals, soil sampling, pesticides and chlorinated solvents. I have 20 years expert witness experience.

Environmental Contaminants Expert 34338 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years’ experience conducting environmental investigations and risk assessments for evaluating impacts to human health, property, and ecological receptors. My expertise focuses on the fate and transport of environmental contaminants, human health risk, exposure assessment, and ecological restoration. I have evaluated and modeled emissions from unconventional oil drilling operations, oil spills, landfills, boilers and incinerators, process stacks, storage tanks, confined animal feeding operations, and many other industrial and agricultural sources. My project experience ranges from monitoring and modeling of pollution sources to evaluating impacts of pollution on workers at industrial facilities and residents in surrounding communities. I have investigated and designed remediation programs and risk assessments for contaminated sites containing lead, heavy metals, mold, bacteria, particulate matter, petroleum hydrocarbons, chlorinated solvents, pesticides, radioactive waste, dioxins and furans, semi- and volatile organic compounds, PCBs, PAHs, perchlorate, asbestos, per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFOA/PFOS), unusual polymers, fuel oxygenates (MTBE), among other pollutants. I alsoe have experience evaluating greenhouse gas emissions from various projects and is an expert on the assessment of odors from industrial and agricultural sites, as well as the evaluation of odor nuisance impacts and technologies for abatement of odorous emissions. As a principal scientist at SWAPE, I direct air dispersion modeling and exposure assessments. I have served as an expert witness and testified about pollution sources causing nuisance and/or personal injury at dozens of sites and have testified as an expert witness on more than ten cases involving exposure to air contaminants from industrial sources.

Soil And Flood Expert 30219 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in civil engineering, geology, and geophysics. My areas of expertise include hydrogeology, landslide, expansive soils, flood, water / sewer leaks, structural analysis, settlement, earthquake, earth movements, and groundwater evaluation, as well as vibration analysis. I have prior expert witness experience.

Environmental Spills Expert 17762 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have 40 years experience as a civil and mechanical engineer and environmental assessor. My areas of expertise include asbestos, facility assessments, lead, radon, underground tanks, stormwater, landfill siting / design / monitoring, and soil, building assessment, soil sampling, and groundwater sampling. I have prior expert witness experience.

Geotechnical Engineering Expert 11411 AZ

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the mining and minerals industry specializing in engineering geology, mine exploration, hydrogeology, environmental geology, hazardous material characterization and remediation, as well as landslide & slope stability investigations. I am highly familiar with the exploration, development, and use of various industrial materials. I have extensive experience with behavior, value, and use of silica. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Agriculture Expert 500017 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Agriculture with expertise in design, calibration and service of Proportional to Flow Fertigation systems. I have experience in nursery, greenhouse and intensive agricultural production venues. I have provided irrigation design, design guidance for proportional to flow Fertigation installation in broad acre (multiple 100’s of acres) blueberry production venues, both domestically and internationally. I also interpret soil fertility, irrigation water and leaf tissue analytical data to provide specific written recommendations for grower clients. Additional areas of expertise: cut flowers, plant propagation, tree propagation, vegetation.

General Engineering Expert 460142 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of General Engineering Contracting with expertise in public and private engineering and building contracting, creating land development pro formas, claims mitigation, scheduling and cost estimating. I have experience in mass grading and excavation, street improvements, underground construction and land development cost analysis. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Geotechnical And Civil Engineering Expert 8824 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in civil engineering and geotechnical engineering. My expertise includes: investigations, civil design, design oversight monitoring, planning, construction inspection and distress evaluation of residential, transit, commercial and industrial facilities. I have expert consultation experience on structure distress, landslides, subsidence, settlement, expansive soils, soil excavation, grading, and drainage. I have prior expert witness experience.

Geotechnical And Civil Engineering Expert 425202 AZ

Expertise Description

I have over 15 years experience in the field of Geotechnical Engineering and Civil Engineering. My areas of expertise include water tanks, slopes stability, drainage construction, public works projects, airports, pipelines, roadways, bridges, educational facilities, sewer stations, pump stations, residential homes, hospitals, commercial buildings, retail buildings, parking lots, power plants, custom homes, and constructability evaluations. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Geology And Hydrogeology Expert 46424 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years of experience in environmental policy, contaminant assessment and remediation. I have spent nine years with the U.S. EPA in the RCRA and Superfund programs and served as EPA’s Senior Science Policy Advisor in the Western Regional Office where he identified emerging threats to groundwater from perchlorate and MTBE. While with EPA, I also served as a Senior Hydrogeologist in the oversight of the assessment of seven major military facilities undergoing base closure. I led numerous enforcement actions under provisions of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and directed efforts to improve hydrogeologic characterization and water quality monitoring. For the past 15 years, as a founding partner with SWAPE, I have developed extensive client relationships and has managed complex projects that include consultation as an expert witness and a regulatory specialist, and a manager of projects ranging from industrial stormwater compliance to CEQA review of impacts from hazardous waste, air quality and greenhouse gas emissions. My expertise consists of geologic and hydrogeologic characterization, industrial storm water compliance, CEQA review, investigation, and remediation strategies. I am highly involved with environmental policy concerning hazardous waste, water resources, water quality, air quality, greenhouse gas emissions, and geologic hazards. I am also knowledgeable in perchlorate contamination, estimation of clean-up costs, and impediments to intrinsic remediation. I have over 15 years expert witness experience.

Soil And Crops Expert 349131 AZ

Expertise Description

I have 25 years experience in the fields of soils, soil fertility, soil and water conservation, soil morphology, soil classification, soil sampling, irrigation, field crops, forage crops and pastures, grain and forage crops, landscape gardening, horticulture, and environmental issues and ethics. As a geoscientist, I have consulted on the issues of management for sustainable agriculture over the Central and Southern Great Plains, irrigation water rights, soil fertility, soil salinity documentation, soil excavation, and evaluation of nitrogen and phosphorus fate in alternative cropping systems. My grant research studies consist of water retention techniques, the establishment of roadside vegetation, and soil water monitoring of subsurface drip irrigation systems. I have prior expert witness experience.

Geotechnical And Structrual Engineering Expert 166392 OH

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the field of Geotechnical & Structural Engineering, including prediction, building evaluation, measurement, and analysis. My areas of expertise include Soil and Structural Dynamics; Soil and Structural Vibrations from Blasting, Pile Driving, Machine Foundations, and other Construction and Industrial Sources; Application of Dynamic Methods to Piles; Wave Equation Analysis, Pile Integrity Testing, and Engineering Evaluation of High Strain Dynamic Pile Testing. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Arborist Expert 141915 FL

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years of experience in the field of Landscape, Arboriculture, Forestry, and Horticulture. My expertise includes: all types of vegetation types, soil erosion, tree, landscape construction, and/or natural area values; arboriculture, urban forestry, and landscape topics; health and condition of landscape plants; landscape and tree risk assessments; landscape and tree value appraisals; landscape and tree damage appraisals; storm damage assessments and recovery plans; “Landscape Health and Condition EvaluationsTM;” arboricultural health and condition evaluations; landscape, arboricultural, forestry, and/or environmental project management; environmental permitting and mitigation planning; municipal tree inventory and urban forest management planning; restoration planning; restoration cost estimates; damage claim reporting; damage appraisal; forest resources management; landscape management; and landscape installation and arboricultural practices. I have additional experience in improvements, including: fencing, outdoor lighting, trails, roads, and landscape drainage systems. I have prior expert witness experience.

Geotechnical Engineering Expert 341031 AK

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in Geotechnical and Pavement Engineering, performing and supervising subsurface investigations as well as field and laboratory testing in soils and rocks. My soil engineering projects involve earthwork including site development and foundation investigations, slope stability, retaining wall systems, soil stabilization and foundation repair, performance of pavements and subgrade conditions, soil compaction and its associated properties, seepage and impoundment failures, subsidence / settlement damage, ground movement, soil excavation, soil sampling, soil-structure interaction, as well as other soil mechanics and foundation problems. My forensic and engineering projects in rock include stability and support of underground working in salt, coal, and hard rock; grouting; rock excavation behavior and difficulty; subsidence engineering; and seepage in rock. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.