Flooring Expert Witness IL 455739

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years of experience in flooring with expertise in flooring inspection, consulting services, carpet spot cleaning, expert witness, wood moisture testing, concrete moisture testing, carpet pile steaming, carpet repairs, pile grafting, pre and post installation, hardwood moisture testing, wood and laminate plank replacement. I have spent more than a decade providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a flooring expert witness.

Fire Science Engineering Expert Witness CA 529960

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years of consulting experience in engineering with an emphasis in fire science. My areas of focus include fire dynamics, fire performance of materials, systems and selected problem areas relating to polymers, paper and wood, performance of complex systems such as buildings and their environments, rail transportation vehicles, combustible furnishings and components, causes and the growth and spread of fires, performance of materials and sub-systems and systems as part of such projects, and fire related codes and standards. I have provided deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony for more than 30 years as a fire science engineering expert witness.

Structural Engineer Expert Witness WI 503482

Expertise Description

With over 25 years experience in structural engineering, I have expertise in a full range of construction materials, including wood, masonry, reinforced and unreinforced concrete, structural steel, light-gauge steel, creating software applications for engineers, the design of steel and concrete structures, the design of wood-frame homes, and other residential and industrial/unique structures. I also conduct building inspections and am knowledgeable in assessing damage, construction defects, and design work for foundations and basements. I have provided consultations and deposition for more than a decade as a structural engineering expert witness.

Flooring Expert 531721 OH

Expertise Description

My career in flooring has spanned over 40 years. I specialize in the inspection of carpet, vinyl, laminate, wood, ceramic and other floorcoverings, as well as corrections and repairs for most carpet problems and concrete moisture testing. I am also knowledgeable in all aspects of carpet cleaning, carpet maintenance, upholstery and fabric cleaning, specialized spot and stain removal, ceramic tile cleaning, wood floor cleaning, all types of resilient floor scrubbing/stripping and sealing/waxing. I have provided deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony for more than a decade as a flooring expert witness.

Forestry Expert 523880 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years' experience as a professional forester and environmental planner with expertise in appraising property damage associated with wildfire and timber trespass, timber management, timber sales planning, reforestation, afforestation, and appraisal of timbered properties. I have offered my services as a forestry expert witness for more than 20 years by providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Wood Technology Expert 530631 NY

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in Wood Science & Technology with expertise in wood products utilization, including drying, preservation, processing, performance, protection, coatings, and deterioration. I have additional knowledge with Creosote pressure treated wood products, renewable materials for sustainable construction, and wood utility pole treatment, performance, deterioration, specifications and failures. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Wood Science Expert 58205 NY

Expertise Description

I have over spent over 20 years working with wood science. My areas of focus include construction materials; failure analyses; visual grading of lumber and timbers in-situ; mechanical testing; wood species identifications; finish problems associated with wood and wood-based materials; assessment of wood decay; insect attack and marine borers; evaluation of marine and foundation timbers and pilings; furniture design and failure; wooden ladders; moisture intrusion issues in structures; building envelope issues; assessment of mold; performance of wood plastic composites; and evaluation of glued laminated timbers. I have offered consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a wood science expert witness for more than 15 years.

Structural Engineering Expert 524126 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years' experience as a structural engineer with expertise in the design of new buildings, renovations, and seismic retrofit projects. I have additional knowledge in various construction types, including: steel; cast-in-place, precast, and prestressed concrete; masonry; wood; as well as designing numerous transportation projects, including terminals, maintenance facilities, stations, and administration buildings for aviation, port, rail, and bus agencies. I am offering my services as a structural engineering expert witness.

Woodworking Expert 524036 MD

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years' experience in woodworking and light craft construction. My areas of expertise include strip-planking, cold-molding, carvel, lapstrake, stitch-and-glue, boat design, and boatbuilding. I am offering my services as a woodworking expert witness.

Lumber Grading Expert 523264 GA

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years' experience in lumber, with expertise in: grading, grade supervisory services for grade stamped and non-grade stamped lumber, grade and yield surveys and informational inspections, reinspections, structure inspections, consultation regarding export lumber, alternate grades of lumber, and renewable softwood species. I have provided deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony for more than 40 years as a lumber grading expert witness.

Construction Expert Witness FL 522825

Expertise Description

I have spent over 30 years working in Construction & Engineering. My areas of expertise include Commercial Construction (large industrial buildings, professional and medical offices, convenience stores, television towers and support facilities, special-use facilities and churches), Civil Design (site planning and layout, roads, drainage, surface water pollution control, sanitary sewer systems, water distribution systems, utility relocation, zoning changes, zoning variances, FDEP, FDOT, and county and city permitting), and Structural Design and Forensic Engineering (reinforced concrete, pre-stressed concrete, timber, wood, reinforced masonry, structural renovations and modifications, piling, signs, roof inspections, water infiltration, water damages, construction and design defects, and storm damage). I have spent over 30 years offering deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony as a construction defect expert witness.

Marine Surveyor Expert Witness FL 523056

Expertise Description

My practical worldwide experience in the maritime industry stretches over 40 years. My experience includes preparing comprehensive pre-purchase hull condition and marine risk, valuation, damage, and audio gauge surveys, as well as various marine investigations. My realm of expertise include new builds and major refits on large motor yachts, small craft, commercial ferries, and sailboats of steel, aluminum, wood, or F.R.P. construction I am offering my services as a maritime surveyor expert witness.

Forestry Expert 523904 OR

Expertise Description

With over 45 years of professional forestry, my areas expertise include forest inventory & maintenance, forest planning, growth & harvest scheduling, growth model calibration, geographic information system (GIS) database design & management, timberland valuation, due diligence analysis, conservation easements, tropical forestry, and accident investigation. I have provided numerous clients with deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony as a forestry expert witness.

Forestry Expert 523967 OR

Expertise Description

With more than 20 years experience in forestry, I have an expertise in natural resource management, including forest inventory, timber cruising, silvicultural prescriptions, harvest system analysis, timber sale layout design, watershed analysis, and vegetation inventory and mapping. I have spent over 20 years offering consultations and deposition as a forestry expert witness.

Forensic Structural Engineer Expert 526240 NJ

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years of experience as an engineer in the fields of civil/structural design and forensic investigation. My expertise consists of the design of new and corrective structures for residential, commercial, and industrial projects; structural steel; masonry; wood; reinforced concrete and aluminum. I also inspect deteriorated or damaged structures to determine causation and reusability. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than a decade as structural engineering expert witness.

Forensic & Fire Investigation Expert 520245 WA

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in Forensic Investigation & Causation with expertise in chemical analysis of fire debris, scientific instrumentation, wet chemical, microscopy and spectroscopy, determining the causation of failures involving processes, consumer products, materials, and construction system failures. I have additional knowledge in determining the cause of failures of adhesives, coatings, concretes, plastics, metals (corrosion), wood, plaster, glass textiles, oils and other materials. I have also spent more than 25 years as a forensic chemist expert witness with consultations, courtroom testimony, and depositions.

Furniture Industry Expert 460171 FL

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in all areas of the furniture industry including marketing, product design and development, new product launch, catalogs and price lists, costing, domestic and overseas sourcing, private label manufacturing, purchasing, supplier negotiations, sales, customer service, trade shows, and fabric programs. I have visited and/or evaluated over 100 furniture factories and component suppliers located throughout the U.S., Canada, Italy, Spain, Eastern Europe. I have spent over 15 years as a furniture industry expert witness and have provided numerous clients with deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony.

Lumber Industry Expert 523325 CO

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in the Lumber Industry. My expertise is in inspection, production, grading, management, training and quality control with over 22 North American softwood species and several European, Australian and South American species. I have spent more than a decade providing consultations and deposition for numerous clients as a lumber industry expert witness.

Structural Engineer Expert 524214 TN

Expertise Description

I have over 15 years experience as a structural engineer with expertise in the forensic analysis of damaged and deficient structures, pre-engineered metal building design and consulting, steel design, cold-formed steel design, masonry design, concrete retaining structures, concrete, wood design, aluminum, building code interpretation, forensic evaluations, structural inspections for the insurance industry, industrial design, foundation design for forge presses, metal buildings, and other foundation specific design work, structural analysis and rehabilitation of existing buildings including multi-wythe brick structures. I have spent over a decade providing my services as a structural engineering expert witness with deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony.

Conveyor Systems Expert 521856 AL

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in industrial construction with expertise in the design, fabrication, construction, retrofit, component application, start up, belt splicing and general maintenance of bulk material handling conveyors, stationary and mobile conveyors, stackers, reclaimers, ship loaders, crushers, truck live bed systems, metal detectors, vibrating components, magnetic separators, fire protection systems, sampling systems, screens, bucket elevators, belt conveyors, screw conveyors, steep angle conveyors, drag chain conveyors, hoppers, chutes, impacts, screening systems, dust control (wet, dry and vacuum), warehouse conveyor systems, and various road paving equipment. I have also offered my services as an industrial construction and hydraulics systems expert witness.

Architecture Construction Expert 518707 WA

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years in the construction industry with a specialized focus on Residential Architecture and Design including renovations, remodels, interior alterations, additions, and new construction projects. I am an expert on complicated permitting issues, application of the International Residential Code, implementation of Computer Aided Drafting, and the development of design, permit, and construction drawings. Additional design experience includes design of community center facilities for the nonprofit sector. I have owned and operated my architectural practice since 2006 and have previous experience in residential construction and design of schools and hospitals. I have also designed products, marketing and promotional materials, and visualization aids for various clients. I have additional experience with all phases and aspects of architecture and design projects including master planning, programming, feasibility analysis, schematic and design development, furniture and accessories design, construction documentation, custom design detailing, bidding and negotiating, and construction administration. I have prior experience as a construction expert witness.

Pest Control Expert 519426 GA

Expertise Description

I have a background of over 40 years working in Pest Control and Management with expertise in general pest management, ant control, bed bug control, rodent control, commercial pest management and termite control in both the commercial and residential setting. I have additional knowledge in mice, powder post beetles, subterranean termites, drywood termites and spiders. I am a pest control expert witness in Georgia.

Entomologist Expert 519593 CA(S)

Expertise Description

With more than 5 years experience in the field of Entomology and Pest Management, I have specialized in unusual infestations and the use of Integrated Pest Management in recommendations for properties with insect, rodent, spider, or mite issues. I have additional knowledge in plant based and natural products such as neem, pyrethrin, natural oils, and the formulation of products for both animal and human topical use. I have prior experience as an entomology and pest management expert witness.

Urban Civil Engineering Expert 519284 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have worked as a civil and structural engineer for over a decade. I have extensive experience in the design of commercial, civic, retail, office and residential urban-infill projects and parking structures, as well as various institutional and essential services facilities. My expertise focuses on design of cast-in-place, precast, prestressed and post-tensioned concrete, steel, metal stud, wood and masonry structures. I have prior experience offering my services as an urban civil engineering expert witness.

Property Damage Expert 52026 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of experience in construction as a Licensed Insurance Adjuster, Real Estate Agent, and General Contractor. My expertise includes Construction Defects. I have experience with forensic damage assessment, wood repair, and replacement costs. My additional experience includes residential and commercial construction and consulting. I have over 15 years expert witness experience.

Civil And Structural Engineering Expert 165406 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in design engineering for wide range of residential, commercial, industrial and institutional projects including wood frame, steel, masonry and concrete structures varying in size from one to six stories. My other projects include: shoring and underpinning of existing structures, retaining walls, and earthquake evaluation and rehabilitation and fire damage repair projects. I also have over 15 years of experience as a Structural Engineering Forensic Consultant with extensive knowledge of current and past CBC, UBC, local building codes and ordinances. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Safety And Design Mechanical Engineer Expert 96606 IL

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience as a mechanical engineer with emphasis on safety and design analysis. My expertise includes: cost estimation; safety research; industrial accidents; product accidents / liability; machinery, mechanical components, and consumer products design and safety analysis; and on-site and laboratory accident investigations. I have additional expertise in: agricultural engineering; crane safety devices; farm machinery; forensic engineering; guardrail testing; ladders; power lines; press guards; trailer hitches and towbars; truck-mounted ladder racks; and wood railings. I have prior expert witness experience.

Real Estate Broker Expert 56901 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience as a real estate broker and licensed general contractor, specializing in real estate transactions and construction matters. My real estate expertise includes: sales; leases; contracts; property management; foreclosures; economic analysis; disclosure; data research; habitability; standards of care; residential investment properties; and duties of agents / sellers / buyers. My construction expertise includes: building codes / violations; business loss; contract disputes; construction defects / damage; construction management; framing; inspections; mold; plumbing / piping; septic failure; plywood; research / records; roofing; roof systems; stigma analysis; and standards of care, in addition to geotechnical situations (land movement). I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Interior Design Expert 46367 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have 40 years experience as an interior design professional and educator, including all fields of interior design and decoration services for private residences, showcase homes, executive offices, judicial offices, law firms, and commercial display areas. My expertise includes: marketing; budgeting / estimating; standards and practices: project management; interior architectural detailing; architectural assessment; construction consultation; space planning; layout; materials; lighting; fixtures; art; and flooring. I have prior expert witness experience.

Product Failure Analysis Expert 51934 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in mechanical engineering for product failure analysis, personal injury analysis, property loss, accident reconstruction, accident causation, equipment evaluation, systems evaluation, construction accidents, general industry accidents, project evaluation, and safety and maintenance procedures. I specialize in residential heating and cooling including: decorative fireplaces, space heaters, wood burning fireplaces, wall furnaces, forced-air furnaces, log lighters, air conditioners, and dehumidifiers. I have additional experience in residential ranges, water heaters, gas or wood-burning appliances, and barbeques, and commercial hot plates, water heaters and boilers, deep fat fryers, catering truck fryers, commercial ranges, and commercial quick disconnects for gas lines. My experience with consulting work includes: construction accidents; falls, including slips and trips; furniture defects; residential, commercial, and industrial appliances; printing presses; lawn and garden tools; woodworking equipment; power saws; hand tools; lifting equipment; elevators, escalators; scaffolds, ladders; and recreational equipment defects and failure. I have prior expert witness experience.

Wood Product Expert 51143 MS

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years of diversified research and development and plant management experience predominantly in the forest products industry with major international chemical and wood product organizations. My expertise includes biocides (pressure/non-pressure), fire retardants, formulation development, wood treatment processes, wood chemistry, standardized testing, basic research, wood adhesives, code and regulatory issues, building systems, distribution and transmission poles, utility poles, Copper Chrome Arsenate (CCA), quality control (SPC, TQM) with numerous publications, presentations and patents in these areas. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Building Design Structural Engineer Expert 321805 IL

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in building design and construction as a Structural Engineer with expertise in evaluating the condition of existing damaged and distressed structures and the design of repairs to bring the facilities back to sound condition. My experience includes: roofing and waterproofing; building evaluation; reinforced concrete, building envelope defects, building envelope issues, structural steel, and masonry structures; and the evaluation of historic structures. I have worked on such facilities as parking garages, bridges, plazas, building facades and balconies, marine piers, and industrial plants. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Wood And Material Science Expert 40925 CT

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience in wood and materials science, product design and liability, structural analysis, fracture mechanics, and mechanical engineering. I have extensive experience with ladders, scaffolding, furniture, pilings, trusses, and wood structural problems. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Architect And Parking Structure Expert 40613 IL

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in parking and general architectural matters, including commercial architecture, exterior, water, roofing, solar energy, energy analysis, insect structural, structural (wood), building layout, apartment building, parking, expansion/cracking, and ADA accessibility.

Wood Chemistry Expert 28961 WA

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience as an expert in Wood Chemistry, specializing in adhesive and wood properties. I am knowledgeable in identifying molds and fungi on wood and how they affect the strength of the wood, how they start, spread and affect adhesives or fastenings in the wood. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Antiques Expert 24472 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in furniture, wood, and related fields. My areas of expertise include the authentication, antiques repair, veneer, restoration, wood repair, and conservation of pre-industrial American and European furniture. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Seismology Expert 18039 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have many years experience in structural engineering issues on a wide range of projects including complex high rise construction, office buildings, schools, medical buildings, parking structures, churches, hotels, apartments, warehouses, and industrial buildings. I work with various material types including steel, cost-in-place, pre-stressed concrete, masonry and wood, as well as, numerous seismic rehabilitation projects. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience.

Commercial Flooring Expert 10902 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in the field of Commercial Flooring Issues. My areas of expertise include current and future material degradation and projected replacement costs, installation standards, concrete additives, and moisture vapor, as well as all flooring material including wood, carpet, stone and ceramic, vinyl, etc. I also covers slip, trip and fall causation and have handled many bamboo flooring failures and wood flooring issues. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Property Appraisal Expert 8860 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as an appraiser. My appraising expertise includes: antiques, residential contents, as well as fine and decorative arts for collectors, museums, businesses, accountants, attorneys, insurance, municipalities, and individuals. I have experience with wood identification and dating, review of appraisals, documentation of fraud, cataloging of collections, inventory and condition reports, damage and loss claims, diminution of value, acquisitions and divestments, estate planning, tax and probate, charitable contributions, and dissolution of marriage / division of property. I have prior expert witness experience.

Roofing Expert 323972 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in Roofing, I have experience applying roofing materials, patching, construction testing and evaluation, repairing and maintaining roofs and exterior fixtures. I have knowledge of methods, materials and tools used in replacement and repair of variety of surfaces and drainage systems. My areas of expertise include leak detection, wood repair, mineral cap, cement tiles, metal, on-site survey, scaffold, and aluminum coating.

Structural Engineering Expert 350890 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in structural Engineering Design and Construction Management of building and non-building structures utilizing steel, reinforced concrete, post-tensioned concrete, pre-tensioned concrete, pre-cast pre-stressed concrete, masonry and wood. I also have experience in Structural Forensic Engineering Projects that includes site inspections/observations, destructive testing, laboratory testing, code analysis, review of as-builts, report writing, and mediations. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience.

Woodwork Expert 461131 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years in the field of woodworking journalism with expertise in workshop design, hand tools, power tools, safety issues, furniture design, fine woodworking product evaluations procedures, training and photography of woodwork. I have additional experience with do-it-yourself topics, portfolio photography, and dust control. I have over 20 years expert witness experience.

Wood Expert 26489 WA

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field of Wood Finishing and Woodworking with expertise in adhesive, tools, and equipment for woodworking. I have additional experience with finishing, finishing repair, antiques repair, high tech and traditional wood coatings, restoration and wood repair, antique furniture, wood instrument design and restoration, including guitars, and I am familiar with guitar counterfeits.

Flooring Expert 433984 AZ

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in the field of Carpet Inspection. My extensive experience includes laminate floor, hard surfaces, carpet inspection, covering inspections, wood flooring, commercial inspection, wood repair, bamboo and cork, commercial carpet repair, vinyl inspection, carpeting, ceramic tile, color repair, floor care, installation, marble / stone, resilient, substrate and sub-floor, and carpet textiles. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Termites Expert 323550 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in the field of Termites and Wood Destroying Organisms. I have extensive experience in insect pests, termite control methods & fumigation, reviewing documentation / photos /field sheets to determine grounds for legal action, forensic inspection, property inspection, inspection standards, failed fumigation, pest control operator, heat control, inspection training, Menthol Bromide, troubleshooting, customer relations and problem-solving. I am also knowledgeable in local chemical treatment usages. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Machinery Appraisal Expert 349856 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in Machinery Brokerage & Appraisal with expertise in machining, fabrication, woodworking, laboratory, chemical and food industries as well as integrated circuit fabrication, computer chip manufacturing equipment; project management and consulting in assembling complete manufacturing facilities including electrical, foundations, build outs, machine rigging and trucking. I also have expertise in business valuations, market analysis, inventory valuations and business development projects. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Waterproofing Expert 354994 AZ

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years with extensive background in Architectural services. I specialize in waterproofing, building sites, site-work, building technology & diagnosis, peer review, and building code analysis. My additional services include commercial architecture, facility assessments, architectural assessment, architectural building testing and evaluation, and due diligence inspections. I manage design /build, construction, and design/bid/award delivery processes. I have worked in concrete, steel, and wood, particularly with wood-framed construction and building envelope design. I provide project management services as an owner's representative, construction manager (agent, advisor or at-risk), or quality control representative. I am experienced in managing each phase of design and construction, including the preparation of master plans, prioritization analysis, and pre-qualification procedures. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Building Architect Expert 318784 FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience as a building science architect. My experience includes: building enclosure technical design, consulting, construction inspections, and field investigations. My expertise includes: architectural glass and glazing (curtain walls, windows, skylights, and glazed doors); building enclosure analyses and recommendations; cause-and-origin investigations; and computer simulations of wind and windborne debris tracing. My typical scope of services include: assistance in evaluation of casualty and property damage; cause and origin investigations / analyses; remediation design; preliminary cost estimates; like-kind repair analyses; review of building documentation; code analyses; building code violations; identification of standard of care; risk management analyses; due diligence audits; ownership transition assessments; underwriting assistance; negotiations with contractors; air, water, thermal, and structural testing; construction dispute resolution assistance; pre-existing conditions evaluation; failure, damage, wear, and tear evaluation. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.