Expertise DescriptionI have more than 30 years experience in the field of Fire Investigation with expertise in the origin and cause of fires. I have experience with explosives, explosions, interviewing witnesses, the documentation, collection, and securing of evidence, and report writing. I have additional experience with fire patterns, arson, gas vapor, fireplaces, and explosive devices. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
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My expert witness experience includes testifying on the origin and cause of fires and explosions.
My professional experience includes being a Fire Investigator and Company Owner, with prior experience as a Fire Investigator with another firm, a Detective investigating Arson/Explosive Detail, Detective in Homicide Department, and Vice/ License Department.
I am a certified fire investigator by the International Association of Fire Investigators, the California Conference of Arson Investigators, the California State Fire Marshal, and the International Association of Fire and Explosion Investigators. I have conducted over 2000 fire origin and cause investigations while employed as a fire investigator and bomb technician in the public sector and as a fire investigator in the private sector. I have qualified and testified in deposition and trial court as an expert in determining the origin and cause of both fires and explosions.
|BS||Public Management||University of Pepperdine|
|AA||Police Science||Mt. San Antonio Jr. College|
|International Association of Arson Investigators and holds certificate|
|California Conference of Arson Investigators and holds certificate|
|National Associates of Fire Investigators and holds Certificate|
|National Board of Fire Service and holds certificate|
|California State Fire Marshallu2019s Office|
|Fire Investigator Level II|
Awards & Affiliation
|International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators|
|International Association of Arson Investigations|
|California Conference of Arson Investigators|
|International Police Association|
|National Association of Fire Investigators|
National Association of Fire Investigators