Premises Liability Expert Witness CA 529820


Expertise Description

I have over 20 years consulting experience as an inspector with an emphasis in housing and building inspections, as well as code enforcement. My expertise includes construction code requirements, building maintenance, compliance issues, establishing hazards to personal safety, habitability, dangerous conditions, floor plans designs, schematics, and pictures, abatement work, code interpretation, construction and maintenance practices, building record research, government agencies/private companies policies, civil codes, procedure codes, health and safety codes, federal housing quality standards, warrant of habitability, evictions, reduction in services, standards of care for residential dwellings, rental ordinances regulations, inspections for illegal units, non compliant/legal work, grand fathered-in conditions, and variance issues, assessing housekeeping duties such as hoarding, cleaning, and general unsanitary conditions, testing and identifying issues resulting in mold growth, mold impact on occupants, itemizing abatement methods, evaluating abatement work, mold testing, determining source of dampness, damage due to mold-water intrusion, remediation, and assessing effectiveness of work. I have provided consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition as a premises liability expert witness for more than two decades.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

I have provided for testimony with bankruptcy, real estate, family law cases, construction and maintenance code violations, habitability issues, personal injury, premise liability, repairs, maintenance, and standards of care for all structures.


Consulting Experience

I have provided consulting services regarding code interpretation, construction and maintenance practices, building record research, and government agencies/private companies policies.


Education

Degree Subject Institution
B.A. Latin American Studies University of California – Berkeley California

Licenses Certifications

State Licensed Lead Based Paint Inspector
FEMA Certified Disaster Housing Field Inspector
Registered Housing Inspector with The Housing Inspection Foundation

Awards & Affiliation

Better Business Bureau
California Association of Code Enforcement Officers
Outstanding Volunteer Award Bar Association of San Francisco, J&D Center
Marin Healthy Homes Advisory Board – Code Enforcement Member
Community Service Award – Bar Association of San Francisco, VLSP-HAP

Primary Affiliation

California Association of Code Enforcement Officers



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