Landscape Architect Expert 56024 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience as a landscape architect and certified arborist with expertise in residential community planning, single-family residence, commercial, and public projects. My arboriculture expertise also includes habitat restoration, native plants, xeriscape plantings, water management, insurance appraisals, valuations, tree surveys and inventories, tree preservation, and fuel management planning, with a concentration on oak trees. I have prior expert witness experience.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Insurance valuations; Replacement value for unlawful tree removal; Property line disputes; Root intrusion opinion; Tree health opinion for removal permits; Construction damage/replacement.

Consulting Experience

My consulting experience includes: Tree inventories; Construction monitoring; Tree protection programs; Pre-purchase home inspections for landscape items.


BSLandscape ArchitectureCalifornia Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo

Licenses Certifications

California Registered Landscape Architect
International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist
California C-27 Contractor

Awards & Affiliation

Congressional Business Conservation Award
Santa Maria Valley Beautiful Awards
Tennis Court Design
National Tennis Court Contractors Association
Xeriscape Design
Southern California Landscape Contractors Association

Primary Affiliation

International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases