Geotechical Soil Expert 42777 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 15 years experience specializing in geologic and geotechnical investigations of landslides, slope failures, earthquake damage, land and building subsidence, soil creep, expansive soils, construction defects, and flooding. I have experience with engineering geology, as well as geotechnical, soils, and foundation engineering. I have prior expert witness experience.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Soil settlement and expansion; Slope stability and movement; Drainage conditions; Water intrusion; Flooding events; Pavement condition analysis; Compaction testing and grading; Construction defect litigation.

Relevant Experiences

I have performed expert witness work for over 20 years.


MSEarth SciencesUniversity of Southern California
BSGeologyCalifornia State University Northridge

Licenses Certifications

California Certified Engineering Geologist
California Professional Geologist
Arizona Professional Geologist
California Professional Engineer
Soil Engineer
Geotechnical Engineer

Awards & Affiliation

Award for Outstanding Teaching Assistant
University of Southern California

Primary Affiliation

Association of Engineering Geologists

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases