BUILDING CODE EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-496795
This highly qualified expert has extensive experience with fire safety and building codes. Over the course of his career, he has completed multiple professional development certificate courses, including an emergency medical technician certificate and a firefighter certificate of compliance at Indian River State College, an aircraft rescue fire fighting program at Mississippi Fire Academy, emergency services leadership institute, and certification courses at Florida ...
Expert Witness: E-514397
This highly-qualified expert has nearly 45 years of experience in construction and building codes. He started his career in construction while earning his AA from Eastfield College. He holds over 10 different certifications related to building inspection, including 5 certifications through the International Code Council and a master inspector certification. He is active in his field as a member of the American Society of Home Inspectors, the International Association of ...
Expert Witness: E-311119
This highly qualified expert has extensive knowledge in commercial building codes, construction and carpentry. He holds close to two dozen certifications and has completed several courses through academic institutions like Texas A&M University. His notable certifications including Residential Building, Electrical and Plumbing Inspector, Hazardous Communication Standard and Accident Investigation. He is a member of the National Fire Protection Association and the National ...
Expert Witness: E-015516
This expert is a registered professional architect, earning his degree from the University of Florida. He has worked in various architectural capacities, including design and safety. He is a former president of a corporation involved in both the design and construction of projects in the commercial and residential markets, and is currently the head of an architectural firms specializing in a similar space. His chief areas of expertise include forensic reconstruction of ...
Expert Witness: E-001096
This expert is a building and construction professional with over 30 years of hands-on experience in the construction and building inspection industries. He has testified in numerous trials and depositions for both plaintiff and defense attorneys. He has been qualified as an expert in construction and personal injury cases in courtrooms from New York City to Connecticut to Boston and has authored and presented numerous Continuing Legal Education courses, coast to ...
Expert Witness: E-035477
This New York City traffic maintenance, street design, accident reconstruction, and building codes expert leverages his civil engineering background in his forensic work. He graduated from the City College of New York with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and maintains the distinction of Professional Engineer in both New York and New Jersey. A member of the Society of Automotive Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers and Past President (2006) and Fellow ...
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-066948
This qualified engineer obtained his BS in Civil and Structural Engineering and his MS in Management of Technology from Kennesaw State University and Southern Polytechnic State University. He is a certified Professional Engineer and is certified in OSHA requirements and engineering and surveying. He is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers and the National Academy of Forensic Engineers. He has 8 Publications and is currently a Structural Design and ...
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.

BUILDING CODE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Architectural Design Choice Allegedly Causes A Child’s Tragic Death BUILDING CODE Expert Case

This case takes place in Florida and involves a 9-year old child who visited a library with her father. While the father was reading a book, the child wandered off and climbed a guard railing separating an outdoor walkway from a small garden. The railing  …

Residential Pipe Burst Causes Severe Property Damage BUILDING CODE Expert Case

Residential Pipe Burst Causes Severe Property Damage

This case involves copper tubing that was used to supply water to a house in Tennessee. The piping began to develop pinholes that caused the pipes to burst in different areas of the house. After the last pipe burst, an on-call plumber was called to condu …

Stone Mason Suffers Traumatic Brain Injury From Fallen Block BUILDING CODE Expert Case

…  a team of stonemasons to conduct repair work on a museum building that was a historical landmark. The masons were removing old stone …  to comply with critical aspects of state industrial code caused the tragic …

Student Injured On School Property By Unsafe Glass Door BUILDING CODE Expert Case

This case involves a group of children that were roughhousing near the glass doors of their school cafeteria. One of the children pushed a fellow student who fell into a glass door. The impact of the student shattered the door completely, severely inju …

Community Center Allegedly Fails To Comply With Building Codes BUILDING CODE Expert Case

…  concert and because of the arrangement of the space, the building entrance was located near the area designated as the stage for the …  doors and entrances, violated numerous local and county building …

Unlawful Discrimination Forces Owner To Abandon Business BUILDING CODE Expert Case

Unlawful Discrimination Forces Owner To Abandon Business

This case involves a plaintiff who applied to operate a business out of a property owned and operated by the defendant state county. The county denied the plaintiff her business permit forcing the plaintiff to bring a formal complaint against the count …