DRAM SHOP EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-511247
This qualified expert has nearly 35 years of experience in law enforcement and is highly involved in laws pertaining to alcoholic beverages. He earned his BS from Colorado State University and completed the Colorado POST certification program at AIMS Community College. He has formerly served as the deputy sheriff for the Larimer County Sheriff's Office and an investigator for the Arapahoe County Coroner's Office. For over 10 years, this expert as an agent for the ...
Expert Witness: E-008247
This expert has over 30 years of experience in the wine and spirits industry and is highly familiar with the global trends. Prior to establishing his own consultancy, he held senior positions at Pernod Ricard and Seagram. While Vice President of Marketing for Pernod Ricard Americas Travel Retail, he created the Marketing Department for this new company which, under his management, grew volume sales to over 1 million cases and over $20 million profit in the Americas Duty ...
Expert Witness: E-009092
This dramshop liability expert has a background in law enforcement. He is a former Police Officer and later served as a Senior Investigator for the Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control. As a Liquor Control Officer, he was assigned to investigate alcohol-related accidents and violence to assure compliance with the state law and the operational procedures of the establishment as well as the applicable standard of care. He provides presentations for the liquor ...
Expert Witness: E-078232
This restaurant industry expert has 30+ years of experience in hospitality. He earned a B.S. in Restaurant Management from the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration and an M.B.A. in Hospitality from Lynn University. His experience ranges from corporate training to independent entrepreneurship. Presently he operates a thriving consulting buesiness and currently serves as the Lead Restaurant Instructor in Restaurant and Bar Management for Florida International ...
Expert Witness: E-166117
This expert is a licensed Architect, planner, and educator, who focuses on issues in Sustainability and Professional Practice across a range of building types. His 25 years of architectural experience has encompassed a wide range of building types both large and small, in varied locations around the country. Over his career, he has worked closely with acclaimed architects on complex projects to help their design goals overcome the challenges of contemporary ...

DRAM SHOP EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Negligent Serving Of Alcohol Allegedly To Blame For Violent Bar Fights DRAM SHOP Expert Case

This case involves a woman who suffered a traumatic brain injury after getting caught in a fight outside a bar. Before the incident in question, a fight broke out between two men inside the bar. The man who instigated the fight was a regular bar patron wit …

Intoxicated Patron Drowns in Swimming Pool After Being Removed From Bar DRAM SHOP Expert Case

This case involves a 24-year-old woman who became both verbally and physically aggressive at a Miami bar. She had arrived at the bar in question around 11:30pm with a group of 3 friends. By 1:15am, the woman had become intoxicated to the point that she …

Insufficient Bar Security Blamed For Fatal Altercation DRAM SHOP Expert Case

Insufficient Bar Security Blamed For Fatal Altercation

This case involves an individual that was severely beaten to death by a drunk patron of a notoriously rowdy bar. The aggressor had been thrown out of this bar on numerous occasions but was allowed to come back even though he was known by the staff as an  …

Alcohol Safety Experts Opine on Inadequate ID Procedures DRAM SHOP Expert Case

This case involves an underage female who was served alcohol at a fast casual chain restaurant in Denver, Colorado where she was attending college. The young woman was served a number of drinks during her time at the restaurant. According to restaurant  …

Security expert witness advises on dram shop assault protocols DRAM SHOP Expert Case

A bar security management expert witness discusses a fight in Delaware that resulted in a stabbing. The plaintiff was standing in the bar area of a restaurant with friends. Another man, the attacker, had a problem with members of the victim’s group becau …