Fire Investigation Expert Witness CA 532856


Expertise Description

I have worked in fire and explosion investigation for more than 35 years. My expertise in origin and cause investigation includes vehicle, structures, chimneys, woodstove, venting, commercial kitchens, and vegetation fires; commercial pyrotechnics; fire suppression systems; and arson. I have been providing expert witness services since 2004 and have been involved in over 1,900 cases. I have spent over a decade offering courtroom testimony, consultations, and deposition as a fire investigation expert witness.

Areas of Expertise


Licenses Certifications

Professional Licenses:
Pyrotechnic Operator – Office of the State Fire Marshal
Private Investigator – Bureau of Security & Investigative Services

Professional Certifications:
Certified Fire Investigator (California State Fire Marshal)
Certified Fire Investigator (California Conference of Arson Investigators)
Master Certified Fire Investigator California Conference of Arson Investigators

Awards & Affiliation

California Conference of Arson Investigators
International Association of Arson Investigators
California State Fire Fighters Association
Central Valley Arson Fire / Arson Association
National Fire Prevention Association

Primary Affiliation

California Conference of Arson Investigators



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