Fire Protection Expert Witness CA(N) 447542

Expertise Description

I am an experienced accident reconstruction expert witness with a career of over 45 years. My areas of expertise include fires & explosions; investigation of fire protection systems design (sprinklers, standpipes, pumps, fire alarms, foam, halon, dry chemical & others); fire protection equipment failures; fires-cause and spread; propane & natural gas fires & explosions; furnace and water heater fires; construction defects; expert testimony; computer simulations of fire spread; analysis of fire hazards and burning characteristics of various materials; and building and fire code analysis. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than 25 years as an accident reconstruction expert witness.

Areas of Expertise


Degree Subject Institution
B.S. Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Illinois Institute of Technology

Licenses Certifications

Registered Professional Engineer: California, Alaska, Colorado, and Washington

Awards & Affiliation

Society of Fire Protection Engineers
National Fire Protection Association
Forensic Expert Witness Association
Western Construction Consultants Association

Primary Affiliation

Society of Fire Protection Engineers