LAND DEVELOPMENT EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-143789
This qualified expert received his BS in Business Administration, Finance, and Real Estate and his BSF in Forest Management from the University of Florida at Gainesville. He is a certified Forester, Tree Farm Inspector, and Master Logger. He is an active member in multiple organizations, including the Florida Forestry Association and the Society of American Foresters. Formerly, he was a soil technician, range technician, procurement forester, and land manager. Currently, ...
Expert Witness: E-180358
This board certified expert has over 25 years of experience in the field of developmental-behavioral pediatrics. He earned his MA and his MD at the University of Cambridge in England. He completed a residency in pediatrics at Duke University, and a fellowship in behavioral and developmental pediatrics at the University of North Carolina. He has been published and lectured extensively, and has participated in the writing of a number of policy statements for the American ...
Expert Witness: E-060093
Educated as an engineer at Duke University with a Master's degree in Management from MIT, this expert has dedicated his career to real estate development, remodeling and home building since 1986. He has been an owner and manager of several small building and development entities in the Baltimore metropolitan region, constructing more than 500 single family and multi-family residences. A hands-on manager, he participates in key aspects of the building and development ...
Expert Witness: E-074310
This highly qualified expert earned his BS from George Fox University and PhD from University of California- Los Angeles. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship at The Scripps Research Institute. He is actively involved in research and education; to date he has 60+ original peer reviewed articles/ abstracts. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacology at a major university affiliated medical center. He has been trained in the study of drug discovery and ...
Expert Witness: E-057945
A 17-year veteran of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), this expert served as the Regulatory Counsel to the Associate Commissioner for Regulatory Affairs, and previously, in scientific, inspectional, compliance and criminal and civil enforcement capacities as an FDA Consumer Safety Officer (CSO), Compliance Officer (CO), a Senior Special Agent (SA) with the Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) and as an analytical regulatory microbiologist. During his last ...
Expert Witness: E-050419
This board certified expert has been a registered professional nurse for over 30 years; with 19 years of experience as a nurse practitioner and 10 years as a wound care specialist. She is currently the Director of the Post-Master's Doctor of Nursing Practice Program at a university medical center, where she also serves as an Assistant Professor.
Expert Witness: E-038381
This expert has significant experience as a dropzone owner and skydiving instructor, having participated as a professional athlete in several ESPN X-Games. After an injury incurred while paragliding, he embarked on a highly successful career designing parachute canopies; he is the inventor of the first parachute canopy to appreciate in value after manufacture. He currently advances his expertise in parachute design and skydiving while pursuing an interest in the ...
Expert Witness: E-007903
This expert is a well-seasoned security industry expert with over 19 years as a senior level executive in regional and national private security companies. She has extensive education and experience in all facets of human resources within the industry, and is often consulted as a subject matter expert for training and various aspects of talent management. She is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) through ASIS International, and is actively involved in National ...
Expert Witness: E-006606
This highly qualified expert holds both a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of South Carolina where he was summa cum laude. He is a Certified Plant Engineer and a Certified Training Instructor for Aerial Work Platforms and Rough-Terrain Forklifts. He was enlisted in the United States Navy for 12 years where he was responsible for operating, repairing, and managing nuclear power plants and personnel. He has also served as ...
Expert Witness: E-008174
This highly qualified expert currently serves as Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Affiliate Faculty of the Molecular Genetics Department at a major medical university. In addition to a Ph.D. in Cell Biology from Duke University Medical Center, he received a B.S. in Physiology and Neurobiology and a M.S. in Developmental Neurobiology from the University of Maryland. A member of both the Society for Developmental Biology and the American Society for Human Genetics, he ...
Expert Witness: E-007585
This expert has over 40 years of experience as a mechanical engineer. His research in tribology, machining of advanced materials, medical device design, dental materials, and high temperature coatings is widely recognized in the scientific and engineering communities. He has published over two hundred fifty papers and reports related to machining of ceramics, mechanisms and mechanics of interfaces, wear and friction, boundary lubrication, and biotribology; and has given ...
Expert Witness: E-061535
This expert specializes in design, maintenance, construction observation, surveying for design, utility coordination, and design of storm sewers / sanitary sewers / water mains / roadways / parking lots. He brings over 40 years of engineering design and project management experience from positions held in both the public and private sectors. He has worked for a railway company managing track and utility construction/maintenance, for City Government doing infrastructure ...

LAND DEVELOPMENT EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Court Discards Blanket Assertions Against Hydrology Expert’s Qualifications LAND DEVELOPMENT Expert Case

…  that at the time they purchased their Ravenwood homes, the land comprising Ravenwood, together with a larger parcel of land, served as a …  and detention system were of adequate size to reduce post-development peak runoff to a level that was less than the pre-development peak …

Poor Construction Management Costs Developers $900,000 LAND DEVELOPMENT Expert Case

Poor Construction Management Costs Developers $900,000

This case involves four partners in Seattle who purchased a commercial property and entered into a joint operating agreement. The joint party purchased the property in question with the intention of building retail space. After the majority of the proje …

Transit Agency Breaches Commercial Real Estate Contract LAND DEVELOPMENT Expert Case

Transit Agency Breaches Commercial Real Estate Contract

…  case involves a real-estate development project near a new metro station. The metropolitan transit agency, …  term sheet that needed only to be reduced to a final joint development agreement. After two years of determined interference from the …

Historical Society Disputes Commercial Development Of Public Property LAND DEVELOPMENT Expert Case

…  case involves a park and adjacent plaza set for redevelopment as a luxury mall. The plaza and park in question were not …  historical preservation society but were seen as city landmarks by residents. Upon learning that the park and plaza would be …  An expert in architecture with specific experience in landscapes and streetscapes was sought to evaluate if the plaza and park in …

Residential Developer Begins Construction On Property Without Legal Access LAND DEVELOPMENT Expert Case

…  into an agreement with a developer to buy a piece of land owned by the developer and build an annex for additional camp activities. …  sought an expert in civil engineering for residential development to describe how one ensures that plots have legal …

Balcony Collapse Incites Contracting Lawsuit LAND DEVELOPMENT Expert Case

Balcony Collapse Incites Contracting Lawsuit

…  had been kicked off by management rather than practicing land development, and the contractors had refused to fix any issues with the balcony …

Street Lighting Allegedly Causes Fatal Accident LAND DEVELOPMENT Expert Case

Street Lighting Allegedly Causes Fatal Accident

This case takes place in Pennsylvania and involves an accident that allegedly occurred as a result of improper roadway lighting. The plaintiff was a young girl who was riding her bike through a crosswalk at the time of the accident. The weather on the nigh …

Backhoe Tips Over, Severely Injures Worker LAND DEVELOPMENT Expert Case

Backhoe Tips Over, Severely Injures Worker

This case takes place in Pennsylvania and involves an individual who was injured when the backhoe he was operating tipped over on an incline at a work site. Allegedly, the general contractor was using the machine in a reckless manner, and had not taken su …