Hydraulics Equipments Expert 29068 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in mechanical engineering with emphasis on the development and improvement of a wide variety of products, including trucking equipment, refuse equipment, hydraulically operated mobile equipment, specialty axles and suspensions, exercise equipment, radio frequency and magnetically shielded enclosures, rotomolded containers, and a variety of consumer products. My areas of expertise include product design, concept generation, design, stress calculations, finite element analysis, modeling, prototyping, testing, manufacturing and assisting in the patent process. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise

Consulting Experience

My consulting services include: collaborated with engineers and architects to design radio frequency and magnetic shields; performed engineering design changes; accumulated and organized technical information for record purposes.

Relevant Experiences

I have been designing tarping systems for many years. I have several patents myself in this industry. As such I have done many patent searches regarding tarping systems. I have been retained on over 40 IP cases.  I have testified by deposition over 100 times and in court many times also. I have done cases on concrete pumps, mixers and have also done specialty equipment such as a dolly that is designed just to move weights from a truck to a truck scale for calibration purposes. I have also worked with Toro on zero turn radius mowers with hydraulic drive and other hydrostatic drive vehicles.


B.S.Mechanical EngineeringCalifornia State University

Licenses Certifications

Registered Professional Engineer – CA
Board Certified Safety Professional in comprehensive practice
Certified in 1st aid
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Awards & Affiliation

Dean's and President's Honor's List
Utah Genius Award for being one of Utah's top patentees

Primary Affiliation

Utah Safety Council

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases