Expertise DescriptionI 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
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.
My consulting experience includes: Tree inventories; Construction monitoring; Tree protection programs; Pre-purchase home inspections for landscape items.
|BS||Landscape Architecture||California Polytechnic State University||San Luis Obispo|
|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|
|Southern California Landscape Contractors Association|
International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases