Expert 523214 - TX


Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience as a Fire Investigator. My areas of expertise include fire/arson investigations, fire code inspections, plan review and compliance, and K9 handling. I have spent more than 5 years as a forensic fire investigation expert witness by offering consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes offering my opinion regarding fire origin and cause and fire code compliance involving a fire fatality.


Consulting Experience

My consulting experience includes working as a private fire investigator/code consultant for numerous clients.


Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes working as an instructor for numerous fire/arson investigation and fire prevention/code inspection classes over the years.


Education

Degree Subject Institution
M.D. National Fire Academy – Emittsburg
University of Houston – Police Academy

Licenses Certifications

Certified Fire Investigator, International Association of Arson Investigators, Cert.
Evidence Collection Technician, International Association of Arson Investigators
Certified Emergency Medical Technician, Texas Department of Health
Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator & Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator
Master Fire Investigator, Texas Fire Commission

Awards & Affiliation

International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI), Chapters: Texas, Louisiana
National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI)
International Code Council (ICC)
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
(CADA) Canine Accelerant Detection Association

Primary Affiliation

International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI), Chapters: Texas, Louisiana



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