Martial Arts/Law Expert Witness 532726

Expertise Description

I have expertise in martial arts and law. I have specialized for more than 40 years in self defense techniques; the standard of care expected of a black belt; karate/judo/jujitsu techniques and their effectiveness; the standard of care for martial arts school owners; excessive force; personal security; Krav Maga and various knife and stick fighting systems. I have provided consultations and deposition for over a decade as a martial arts and law expert witness.

Areas of Expertise


Degree Subject Institution
J.D. George Mason University (GMU) School of Law – Arlington VA
Ph.D. Economics Utah State University – Logan UT
A.B. Grinnell College – Grinnell IA

Licenses Certifications

6th Degree Black Belt and instructor in Mu Duk Kwon Tang Soo Do
5th Degree Black Belt in Myo Sim Kendo
5th Degree Black Belt in Myo Sim Iaido
Over 50 years experience in the martial arts,

Awards & Affiliation

American Bar Association
D.C. Bar Association
Virginia Bar Association
Fairfax Bar Association
Fairfax Bar Association Technology Committee

Primary Affiliation

American Bar Association