Fire Suppression Expert 55763 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in fire, fire suppression, arson, and related matters, investigating over 3,000 fire incidents. My expertise includes: arson; boat / marine fires; computer modeling; electrical engineering; evidence collection; fire cause / origin; fire investigations; fire prevention; fire safety; fire science; forensic studies; mechanical engineering; and wildland fires. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Residential fire – investigations – origin & cause analysis; Commercial fire – investigations – origin & cause analysis; Vehicle fire – investigations – origin & cause analysis; Marine vessels fire – investigations – origin & cause analysis – pleasure craft / fisher / yachts / major shipping – cargo and passenger vessels; Wildland fire – investigations – origin and cause analysis.

Consulting Experience

My consulting experience includes: Litigation consulting/case review; Cause and origin fire investigation – fire behavior – firefighting / fire suppression – expert witness testimony in state and federal courts.


AABusiness ManagementWest Valley College
ASFire ScienceSan Jose City College

Licenses Certifications

Licensed Private Investigator – CA
Pro Board Certified – Certified Fire Investigator
International Assoc. of Arson Investigators
California Lifetime Teaching Credential

Awards & Affiliation

Primary Affiliation

International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI)

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases