Master Arborist Expert Witness DE 383019

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience as a Master Arborist with a focus in tree risk assessment and diagnosis, tree trespass, tree appraisal, personal injury and fatality cases involving trees and related issues, forensic investigations and reconstruction, tree and landscape inventories, insect and disease diagnostics, environmental analysis and mitigation, construction design and planning for trees and remediation for damaged trees, and preparation of specifications for tree preservation and management. I have additional experience in personal injury and fatality cases involving trees; and environmental analysis and mitigation. I have provided consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony as pastor arborist expert witness for more than 25 years.

Areas of Expertise


Degree Subject Institution
B.S. Resources Management State University of New York – Syracuse NY
A.A.S. Forestry Paul Smiths College – Paul Smith NY

Licenses Certifications

American Society of Consulting Arborists (ASCA), Registered Consulting Arborist
Certified Arborists of Pennsylvania and Delaware (CAPD
State of Maryland Licensed Arborist
Delaware Licensed Pesticide Applicator, category 03
ISA Board Certified Master Arborist, charter member

Awards & Affiliation

Council of Tree and Landscape Appraisers (CTLA)
Society of Commercial Arboriculture (SCA)
Certified Arborists of Pennsylvania & Delaware, Board of Directors

Primary Affiliation

Council of Tree and Landscape Appraisers (CTLA)