Golf Course Design Expert 454452 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience specializing in forensic architecture and golf course path design & safety. I have experience with accident investigations which includes: golf resorts, driving ranges, wrongful death, serious injury, errant ball shot, golf cart rollover, slip and fall, premises liability, construction, nets and barriers, and neighboring property. Other architecture investigations include copyright infringement, construction disputes, premises liability and property damage. My expertise includes $200+ million completed in construction of golf courses, architecture of parking structures, country clubs, commercial buildings, restaurants, shopping centers, retail stores, parking lots and structures, and custom homes. To date, I have completed 100+ forensic investigations throughout the United States for both plaintiffs and defendants. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes wrongful death, serious injury, errant golf ball shot, golf card rollover and accidents, golf course design, golf safety, driving ranges, slip and fall, nets and barriers, neighboring property, architectural copyright infringement, and construction disputes. 

Consulting Experience

My consulting experience includes site surveys, reports, construction analysis, cost estimates, graphic exhibits and presentations, and dispute resolution.

Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes Forensic Architect and Golf Course Accident Investigator, as well as having been in private practice as a full service building Architect. 


CertificateGolf Course DesignHarvard University Graduate School of Design
B.S.ArchitectureUniversity of Cincinnati

Licenses Certifications

Registered architect in North Carolina and California
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards

Awards & Affiliation

The American Institute of Architects
United States Golf Association
Golf Course Superintendents Association of America
National Academy of Forensic Engineers
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

Primary Affiliation

The American Institute of Architects

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases