ARSON EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-495464
This qualified expert has over 35 years of experience in fire and explosion investigation. He earned his BS in justice studies at Arizona State University. He also completed a fire pattern certificate course through the Public Agency Training Council. He is certified as a fire and explosion investigator, a vehicle fire investigator, a fire investigator, and a fire investigation instructor. He is active in his field as a member of the Arizona Burn Foundation. He has also ...
Expert Witness: E-000849
This supremely qualified fire origin and cause investigation expert has served as a municipal fire marshal for over 20 years, and is a certified fire investigator who is the proprietor of a private fire investigation and fire/building code consulting firm.
Expert Witness: E-078517
This fire protection and construction codes expert has been active in his field for over 33 years. He earned his B.S. in Fire Protection Engineering from the University of Maryland and is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of New York. The expert began his career with fire protection and alarm system companies before becoming a Consulting Engineer with Lehr Associates, where he prepared code reviews. From 2000 until 2009, the expert was the Director of the ...
Expert Witness: E-035764
This expert has 25+ years of law enforcement experience, for the vast majority of which he served as a fire investigator for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. A certified fire investigator with both the ATF and the International Association of Arson Investigators, he has consulted for police forces in countries such as Colombia and Latvia on arson investigation practices. Since 2014, he has operated an independent fire investigation consultancy.
Expert Witness: E-261097
This highly qualified project and construction management expert has over 30 years of professional experience in his field. He received his BS in industrial engineering and technology from East Central University and his MBA from Robert Kennedy College. He is a certified facilitator of incident and root cause analysis investigations and is certified by OSHA in construction safety. He has published over 15 papers, publications and manuals related to topics in his field. ...
Expert Witness: E-157161
This expert on Oil and Gas Engineering has been in the industry for 30+ years. He has experience with engineering, engineering management, and forensic engineering investigations. He possesses a thorough understanding of design, construction, and operational needs. He obtained his BS in Mechanical Engineering from New Mexico State University and his MS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Houston. He is a certified Professional Engineer in TX and is currently ...
Expert Witness: E-082058
This former Chief California State Fire Marshal is a consummate expert in fire protection, building codes, and window safety. He has over 40 years of hands-on expertise and currently serves as Executive Director of the National Code Services Association. He also served as the Chair of California‟s Special Arson Task Force and has extensive experience in the investigation of fire origin, cause and spread and also negligence of fire department operations and management. ...
Expert Witness: E-159537
This qualified expert earned his BS in Civil Engineering from Southern University A&M and is active in his field as a member of professional organizations such as the Institute of Transportation Engineers, the National Society of Black Engineers, and the American Society of Civil Engineers. He has held several Civil Engineering positions at companies such as Klotz Association and Burk-Kleinpeter, to more senior level engineer project coordinator positions at Parsons ...
Expert Witness: E-014523
This highly qualified expert has an investigative background having served in Law Enforcement (State & Federal), Fire Service, Fire & Arson Investigation, Emergency Medical, Search & Rescue and Criminal Investigation fields. He formerly was a Police Officer, a Federal Law Enforcement Officer and a Firefighter who specialized in fire, arson and explosion investigation. He currently owns and operates an Indoor Environmental Consulting company in AK that specializes in the ...
Expert Witness: E-075987
This qualified expert of Medical School Diversity and Disability Services obtained her BS in Psychology from the University of Central Florida, her MA in Psychology from the University of Alabama, and her Ph.D in Learning and Development at the Cleveland State University. She completed her Post-Doctorate in Training and Assessment Training at Harvard University. She is Certified in General Teaching and is a member of the Academy of American Medical Colleges, the ...
Expert Witness: E-071724
This expert specializes in electrical engineering issues, and has performed numerous investigations into fires caused/allegedly caused by electrical issues. His experience includes evaluation of electronics products and their failure modes to determine whether they adhered to relevant safety standards, including those established by Underwriters Laboratories and the Canadian Standards Association. He has also evaluated products and components for structural wiring ...

ARSON EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Fire Expert Witness’s Testimony Ruled Admissible in Arson Case ARSON Expert Case

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