Building Codes Expert Witnesses

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Expert witnesses who are available to consult and testify regarding building codes may be found here. These consultants may advise concerning model building codes, local building codes, and building ordinances. Experts found on this page may provide reports involving building regulations, the Uniform Building Code (UBC), and the International Building Code. They may also testify regarding building envelope performance, structural failures, building defects, and building distress, as well as related topics.

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Peter Petrovsky PE, ME, CE, IE, A B HAZ & C-12 MULTI-DISCIPLINED ENGINEER & CONTRACTOR (Diversified - lppetrovsky@gmail.com)
Peter Petrovsky, PE, earned registrations as Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering, as well as, in Mechanical Engineering. Additionally, he earned licenses as a General Engineering Contractor, General Building Contractor, and Earthwork and Paving... Learn More ›

Matthew Furlong, CBC, RBC, CFC, ICC member, OSHA 10 & 30 (Först Consulting Group )
Mr. Matthew Furlong is the owner of Först Consulting Group based out of the company’s Washington, D.C. metro office. He specializes in forensic engineering, scientific investigations, technical report writing and expert witness testimony for construction... Learn More ›

Frank C. Morris, CBO, CFM, MCP, MCEP, CSP (Tri-State Consultants)
Construction and code consulting. 40+ years in the construction industry with over 45 certifications, Frank Morris provides building code consulting, plan reviews and inspections, training for code certifications, and assistance to plaintiff and defense... Learn More ›

Craig Moskowitz, MBA, MS, PE (CLM Engineering Associates, LLC)
Since 2010, the President and Managing Member of CLM Engineering Associates, LLC, which concentrates its focus on forensic engineering/expert witness work for the insurance industry and legal community. In addition, we offer construction management,... Learn More ›

David A Doddridge (D.A. Doddridge & Associates, Inc.)
Dave Doddridge has over 50,000 hours of hands on experience owning, operating and working in a construction company. He has also completed extensive coursework, seminar and lecture attendance in his particular areas of expertise. Dave was literally born... Learn More ›
Michael D. Klein, P.E., CHMM, C.F.E.I. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: MICHAEL D. KLEIN, P.E., CHMM, C.F.E.I. Professional Engineer - Certified Hazardous Materials Expert - Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator - Manufacturing Processes & Procedures - Environmental Management...
G. Robert Salisbury III (Salisbury Construction Service)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: G. Robert Salisbury III provides consulting through planning, construction and post-construction phases of institutional, multi-family, commercial and industrial projects, including cost estimating,...
Shakir R Shatnawi (Shatec Engineering Consultants)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Ph.D. in civil engineering-transportation engineering. I provide expert witness services in traffic engineering, highway design, roadway design, pavements, design standards, traffic control devices, accident...
ANTHONY J SHINSKY (Architectural Features and Premises Safety Forensic Consultant)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: A Registered Architect with over 35 years of professional experience in the Architectural and Engineering Consulting Industry. Expertise in facility design, construction, and Architectural professional...
Jeff Hunt (Jeff Hunt Construction)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: I am a Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant. My qualifications include a BS degree in Construction Science and an MBA from Texas A&M University, numerous designations from the National Association...
Edward J. Zemeck, P.E. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Civil Engineer & Construction Safety Expert With 50 years of hands on experience in the design, construction and maintenance of buildings, bridges, highways, utilities and cell towers, Ed is an expert...
David Erik Chase, AIA (Forensic Architecture: Plaintiff & Defendant®)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: "ARCHITECT : EXPERT" With 55 Plus years of Architectural practice experience, 140 Expert Case representations regarding...
Patrick Finn, AIA, NCARB (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Patrick Finn is a Registered Architect with over 35 years of professional experience throughout the New England region. His background covers the complete lifecycle of properties, from initial concept...
William J. Pyznar, P.E., BSAE, BSCE (The Falcon Group)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Pyznar is the managing principal for Engineering Design and Project Management for the firm's building-related work, in addition to overseeing the daily operations of the firm. Included in his responsibilities...
Albert J. Kerelis, Jr., AIA, NCARB, ARM (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Albert Kerelis is an architect with over 25 years of experience in building design, construction administration, and property management. Mr. Kerelis has extensive experience in Property Management, from...
Ralph Aronberg (Aronberg and Associates Consulting Engineers, Inc.)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Ralph Aronberg, P.E., established the firm in 1983. Since that time, Mr. Aronberg has reconstructed over 1500 accidents and testified in over 150 jury trials. Mr. Aronberg had been qualified as an expert...
Heather Brin (Heather Brin, Architect PC & Aging In Place Architecture, PLLC)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: I am a licensed Architect that specializes in ADA Compliance & building analysis. I research the applicable ADA rules/guidelines that apply to the project for properties accessible to the general public,...
Joseph A Perry P.E. (Joseph Perry P.E., LLC)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: With over 42 years’ experience; Joseph A Perry P.E. is both a licensed Professional Electrical Engineer in California and Hawaii, and an Electrical Contractor in California. His multiple licenses require...
David J. Brotman, FAIA (Sunset Consultants)
Location: Arizona
Areas of Expertise: Accomplished Senior Executive and Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, with over forty-five years of experience. Twenty-five years with RTKL Associates Inc., one of the World’s largest Architect...
Mark Monteith, AIA, LEED AP (Robson Forensic)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Mark Monteith, AIA, LEED AP Architecture, Construction & Premises Safety Expert Mark Monteith is a Philadelphia based Architect with 25 years of professional experience in the design, construction,...
Frank Ferrantello, PLS, CE
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Frank S. Ferrantello, PLS, CE is a New York State Licensed Land Surveyor with over 20 years of experience in Surveying, Civil Engineering, and Land Use Planning. Both his field and office Work experience...
Mark R Duckett, P.E., S.I. (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Mark conducts forensic investigations nationwide; he is licensed as a professional engineer in more than twenty states and is also licensed as a Special (Threshold) Inspector in the State of Florida. Mark...
Peggy W. Liu, R.A., CFM, NCARB (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Peggy Liu is a Registered Architect with 20 years of professional experience in architectural design, construction, and project management. Peggy joined Robson Forensic after spending a decade working...
Robert L. Rowe (Pyrocop, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Robert Rowe is the Owner/Operator of Pyrocop, Inc., a Southern California based fire investigation and fire consulting company that provides unmatched fire expert services both nationally and internationally....
Lefler Engineering, Inc.
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Lefler Engineering is a mechanical engineering consulting firm that specializes in the design and forensic investigation of HVAC, plumbing, and fire sprinklers systems. Trevor Lefler is a licensed professional...
Joelson Vail Associates LLC
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: JOELSON VAIL ASSOCIATES is a forensic architectural, construction consulting, and construction management firm located in San Diego, California. The focus of the firm's practice over the last fifteen...
Martin M Balaban, PhD, PE (AR TECH Forensic Experts, Inc)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: PhD Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley, MS Mechanics from Illinois Institute of Technology, BS Civil Engineering from Cooper Union. Licensed Professional Engineer (Safety) State of California. Accident...
Allen W Griffin (Griffin Interests, LLC dba /Construction Claims Experts / Gryphon Builders)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Allen is a trusted resource for your, Insurance Claims - Construction Defects - Construction Contracts and Project claims. A Construction Expert Witness with Real-world, Hands-on construction experience...
Technology Associates, LLC (Kristopher J Seluga, M.S., P.E. (CT & NY) )
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Kristopher J Seluga, M.S., P.E. (CT & NY) Our staff of experienced engineers are ready to apply established scientific and engineering knowledge and techniques to your case. Our staff has published...
James D. Madden. P.E. (Board Certified Diplomate Forensic Engineer, Sr. Forensic Engineer at  Madden Accident Analysis, Investigation, Reconstruction)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: During over 35 years of Forensic Engineering work Senior Forensic Engineer James D. Madden, P.E. has: - completed over 1100 cases - prepared and issued over 700 written reports - prepared and issued...
Rene Basulto P.E., MSEM, CGC, C.F.E.I. (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Mechanical Engineer & Building Systems Expert Rene Basulto is a Mechanical Engineer & Building Systems Expert with 40 years of experience in the design, construction and maintenance of building systems,...
Timothy M. Wilhelm, CFEI, CVFI (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Fire Origin & Cause Expert Tim spent more than thirty years with the Erie Fire Department, nearly twenty five years as a firefighter and another six years as Fire Inspector and Fire Prevention Specialist....
Peter Vail (Joelson Vail Associates, LLC)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Vail is a California Licensed General Contractor, Concrete Contractor,Carpentry Contractor, Certified ICBO Building Inspector, Certified ACI Concrete Field Testing Tech Grade 1,has an extensive background...
J. David Gardner, P.E. (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dave Gardner is a licensed Professional Engineer with more than 25 years of professional experience. He applies his expertise to construction claims and injury investigations involving residential, commercial,...
Jamie McAllister, P.E., C.F.I., C.S.P. (FireTox, LLC) (FireTox, LLC)
Location: Maryland
Areas of Expertise: Dr. McAllister is the Founder and Technical Director of FireTox, LLC. Dr. McAllister is a certified fire investigator (CFI), licensed fire protection engineer (FPE), a forensic toxicologist, and a certified...
Cody I. Pless, AIA, NCARB (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Cody Pless is a Registered Architect with nearly 20 years of experience in architectural design, construction, site planning, and project management. He has worked as both an architect and a contractor,...
Accident & Safety Consultants
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: ($180ph review NY, NJ, MD, PA, DE, VA, DC, WV) • Accident Reconstruction: Car, Bus, Truck, Pedestrian, Bicycle, Motorcycle, Rollovers • Biomechanics,Occupant Injury • Safety Standards, Falls • Building...
Anthony Fenton, AIA, RRC, REWC, ASCA-C, CXLT (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Architecture, Construction and Premises Safety Expert Anthony Fenton, AIA, RRC, REWC, is a registered architect who conducts forensic casework throughout the Midwest. He is registered in IL, IN, IA,...
Dale J. Cagwin, P.E. (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Dale J. Cagwin, P.E., C.F.E.I. is a Licensed Professional Engineer in multiple states and a Certified Fire Protection Specialist. His experience includes fire protection engineering and HVAC, mechanical,...
Andrew R. Yarmus, P.E., F.NSPE (Yarmus Engineering, P.C.)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Yarmus Engineering, P.C. has been providing Engineering services throughout the tri-state area since 1974. Andrew R. Yarmus, P.E., F.NSPE, President of the firm, has worked in various engineering and...
William Acorn, PE, FASHRAE (Acorn Consulting Services, LLC)
Location: Arizona and Washington
Areas of Expertise: William R. Acorn is principal and founder of Acorn Consulting Services, LLC. A consulting mechanical engineer specializing in the built environment, Bill provides: Project Design and Management...
Michael C. Head, PE (HEAD of Engineering, LLC)
Location: Georgia
Areas of Expertise: Michael Head has more than 40 years of structural engineering analysis, design and project/construction management experience in Saudi Arabia and the United States including the design of new facilities,...
Bill O'Brallahan (Procom Co.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Since 1978, Bill O’Brallahan has been successfully building and remodeling homes in Southern California. In the early 1980’s, he started and operated REI Services—A complete home inspection service company...
Don L Gifford (Gifford Consulting Group)
Location: Nevada
Areas of Expertise: Don L Gifford, B.S., MBA, has served as a forensics expert for 27 years, specializing in electrical, lighting, general construction, fire and explosion analysis, mechanical, product and system failure,...
Casey K Hemmatyar, PE, SE (PSFEG Inc. [dba Pacific Structural & Forensic Engineers Global])
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: As a structural and civil engineer and expert forensic consultant with nearly four decades of experience, Casey Hemmatyar has provided extensive expert services for defendants and plaintiff attorneys on...
Thomas J Lodge, AIA, NCARB (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Thomas Lodge is a versatile and accomplished registered Architect with 30 years of broad professional experience in design, construction detailing, and construction administration for a multitude of project...
Edward A. Gray (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Ed Gray is a Facilities Engineer, Property Management Expert, and Patented Inventor with over 36 years of combined professional experience in marine and shoreside facilities. As an expert at Robson Forensic,...
Frank Johnson (System Engineering And Laboratories (SEAL))
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Established in 1981, System Engineering And Laboratories (SEAL) specializes in providing multi-disciplined engineering and scientific consulting, product testing, safety and forensic engineering (failure...
James M. Miller, PE, PhD (J. M. Miller Engineering, Inc.)
Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: Warnings & Instructions - Medical Devices & Pharmaceuticals | Workplace Safety - Hearing Protection & PPE | Consumer Product Safety - Batteries & Vapes | Chemical Safety - Herbicides | Vehicle Accidents...
L. Fredrick (Fred) Nolta (Nolta Consulting)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Southern Cal & USA; Fred Nolta is a true construction expert, licensed contractor, a degree in Construction Engineering with over 30 continuous years of hands on experience. His expertise encompasses all...
Catherine Peterman AIA, NCARB (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Architecture, Construction and Premises Safety Expert Catherine Peterman, AIA, NCARB, is a licensed architect whose previous clients include government agencies, private corporations, and retail companies....
David M Bekus (DM Bekus Construction Services)
Location: New Jersey
Areas of Expertise: DM Bekus specializes in residential construction defects and concerns. With a NJ building inspector license and over 30 years of experience a wealth of knowledge is brought to each case. Reports are amply...
ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 30 years, ForensisGroup has provided the nation’s top law firms, businesses, insurance companies, government entities with highly qualified expert witnesses and consultants. Experts referred by...
John J McNally (John J. McNally Architecture & Engineering (JJMAE.com))
Location: Florida and New Jersey
Areas of Expertise: Over forty years of experience in the building industry varying from the complete architectural and structural design of buildings to civil design projects that range from small renovations to new multimillion-dollar...
Steven B. Norris AIA, RCE, HG, GE, EG, RG, GC, CASp (Architectural & Engineering Design Group)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Norris is a licensed Architect, Engineer and Contractor, whose litigation experience includes forensic analysis of large scale residential, commercial, industrial and public works projects. During...
Julian M. Toneatto, Ph.D., PE, PP(NJ) (Adler Engineers, Inc.)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Highly experienced, articulate Professional Engineer (PE) in several states and Prof. Planner (PP)NJ. Engineering expert with 43 years experience in Engineering and Environmental Consulting. Doctorate...
Marlin E Buckley (Marlin E. Buckley, P.C.)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Marlin E. Buckley, P.C., provides technical expert assistance to contractors, owners, attorneys, architects and other construction professionals, from the initial stage of the project, to the completion...
ROBERT LUCAS
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Lucas is a construction licensing expert with over 30 years' licensing & enforcement experience. He worked previously for the California Contractors' State License Board (nearly 14 years) where he...
William N. Bernstein, AIA, NCARB, LEED@AP (Empire Projects, Inc. / Bernstein & Associates, Architects )
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Bernstein is a Yale-trained and registered architect, LEED accredited, with over 35 years of experience in the industry. He is the Founder/President of an architecture firm (Bernstein & Associates,...
Allan D. Snyder (AFC Forensic Consulting - PEST MANAGEMENT)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: BED BUGS, COCKROACHES & TERMITE EXPERT WITNESS Active: CA Branch 2 Structural Pest Control License FR28957 (Household Pests & Insects) • Bed Bugs, Cockroaches • Entomology, Insect Pathology • Rats,...
William G Switalski, P.E. (Switalski Engineering Inc.)
Location: Illinois
Areas of Expertise: I have consulted in matters involving industrial and consumer products, industrial work practices, and premises liability since 1980. I've been retained on several hundred occasions by both Defense and...
Allan D. Snyder, MA (Business) (AFC Forensic Consulting - PROPERTY MANAGEMENT)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: PROPERTY MANAGEMENT EXPERT • Premises Liability • Slip, Trip & Fall • Standard of Care • Wrongful Death • Fire Safety • Landlord/Tenant • Habitability, Health and Safety Codes • HUD Housing (Section...
Vincent A. Ettari, P.E. (Vincent A. Ettari, P.E., P.C.)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Vincent A. Ettari, P.E., P.C. serves New York City & the counties of Westchester, Dutchess, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Ulster, Suffolk (Long Island), Nassau, Bronx (N.Y.), Queens, Brooklyn / Kings County,...
Mark T. Sullivan, AIA, NCARB, CDT, CXLT (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Architecture, Construction & Premises Safety Expert Mark Sullivan is a registered architect and construction administration professional with over 25 years of experience. His career as an architect...
Ronald K. Tyson (Tyson Enterprises, Inc.)
Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: BUILDING & PREMISES EXPERT, Review and research to render opinions on correct building codes and life-safety standards concerning construction, ADA & OSHA issues. Opinions on causation & foreseeability,...
Sylvia B. Deye AIA, NCARB, LEED AP (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Architecture, Construction and Premises Safety Expert Sylvia Deye, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP is a registered architect with over two decades of experience in design, construction, and project management for...
Matt LeVesque (Bishop Construction Services, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Active California General Engineering and General Building contractor, with extensive experience as an industry expert investigating Contractors State License Board violations. Serves as a forensic construction...
Dr. / Professor J. Rasty, Ph.D., PE, CFEI, CFII, President & CEO (Real World Forensic Engineering)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Since 1988, Real-World Forensic Engineering, LLC (“RWFE”) has provided engineering services to industries and government labs, as well as litigation support to both plaintiff and defense attorneys practicing...
James Rappoport, AIA, NCARB (Daroff Design + DDI Architects PC)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Professional Expert Profile: James Rappoport, Principal – Architect of Record at Daroff Design Inc. + DDI Architects PC, is licensed to practice in 35 US States. Mr. Rappoport has provided expert...
Consolidated Consultants
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Consolidated Consultants (CCc) continues to deliver high quality expert witness and medical expert witness referrals nationwide since 1995. CCc is the only referral service where you can view the full,...
Justin D. Watts (Certified ICC California Residential and Commercial Building Inspector)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: EXPERT IN CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS, REAL ESTATE HOME INSPECTIONS, AND INSPECTOR STANDARDS OF CARE - Over 40,000 + Building Inspections completed in all trades Active: City Senior Building Inspector - City...
Gregory H. Pestine, P.E. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Gregory H. Pestine, PE Construction, Construction Safety, Quality Control / Assurance, and Civil Engineering Expert Greg has nearly 30 years of experience in various roles in many types of construction...
Keystone Engineering Consultants, Inc.
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Keystone Engineering Consultants, Inc. is a multi-discipline, broad-spectrum firm providing comprehensive and qualified forensic engineering, architecture, scientific, biomechanics, and fire/arson investigation...
Curtis E Falany, P.E. (J.B. Shepherd & Company, Inc.)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: We have been very effective in litigation support by assisting attorneys in their evaluation of the merits of impending action, in testimony and in consultation with counsel during preparation for trial....
MORRIS S. FARKAS, P.E. (Consulting Office of Morris S. Farkas)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: MORRIS FARKAS, Professional Safety Engineer, has 39 years of experience in construction, demolition, industrial and electrical safety, with the following credentials: Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil...
Stephen E. Fournier, P.E., NCEES (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: STEPHEN E. FOURNIER, P.E., NCEES Construction Injury, Construction Equipment, Workplace Safety, Ladder Expert Steve has over 35 years in the construction field and has performed more than 1,000 forensic...
Carl E Peters (cpeters@carlepeters.com)
Location: New Jersey
Areas of Expertise: Carl E. Peters is a licensed Professional Engineer, Professional Land Surveyor, Professional Planner and Construction Official in the State of New Jersey. Mr. Peters has over 40 years experience in...
Paul L Johnson (Gryphon Consulting)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: A highly knowledgeable professional in residential and light commercial construction, including remodeling, with experience in structural, electrical, plumbing, roofing, interior finishes, and exterior...
William E.J. Martin, A.I.A., NCARB (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Will investigates cases involving construction disputes and defects, workplace and construction site safety, premises safety, and architectural professional practice. He has more than thirty years experience...
Fari Barzegar, Ph.D., P.E., CPEng. (Habitat Engineering & Forensics, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Expert consultant/witness in over 90 cases with testimony/trial experience. Dr. Barzegar is a licensed professional engineer providing a broad range of services in civil/structural engineering and construction...
Michael Panish (ConstructionWitness.com)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mike Panish is a legal expert witness and consultant specializing in most construction trades (defects & injuries), automatic door systems, doors, door hardware, door sensors, gates, cabinetry, architectural...
Raj Srinivas, P.E., LEED AP BD+C (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Raj Srinivas, P.E., LEED AP BD+C is a mechanical engineer and building systems expert with 25+ years of experience in the design, construction, and maintenance of HVAC, plumbing, industrial process, and...
Scott Wilton, P.E. (The Falcon Group)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Wilton is a Senior Engineer for the Firm, specializing in the evaluation and design of building and site improvements for residential and commercial properties; and owner representation with respect...
John E. Poole, P.E. (CNX Forensics and Consulting)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Poole performs forensic investigations, claims analysis and testimony for the entirety of the construction industry including schedule delays, construction costs, contractor liability, construction...
Paul A. Joelson, AIA, CASp (Joelson Vail Associates LLC)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Joelson is a licensed architect, DSA certified access specialist (CASP), general contractor and certified building inspector. He consults on the building codes interpretations, architectural and construction...
Charles A. Budnick (CABCO CONSULT)
Location: Massachusetts
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Budnick is a Registered Land Surveyor and civil engineer by education and training with over 40 years as a consultant, expert witness and forensic investigator for the legal profession and the...
Steven Schneider (Schneider Engineering, PLLC)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: FORENSIC ENGINEERING: Schneider Engineering, PLLC started in 1988. Its Principal, Steven Schneider, P.E. has 50 years of experience in the traffic accident and engineering fields. The firm specializes...
Joseph J McHugh, P.E. (McHugh Forensic Consultants, LLC)
Location: Georgia and New York
Areas of Expertise: Mr. McHugh has over 40 years of experience as a Civil Engineer and provides technical investigations, analysis, engineering reports and testimony regarding construction and construction safety, motor vehicle...
C. William Brewer, P.E. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: C. WILLIAM BREWER. P.E. Civil Engineer, Land Development Expert Mr. Brewer has designed and directed large-scale, engineering, construction, and real estate development projects and design programs...
Gregory J. Cahanin, CP (Gregory J. Cahanin Fire & Code Consulting)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Expert Witness in Fire origin and cause and fire protection systems. Fire investigation is unique and particularly difficult because fire consumes evidence while fire suppression can destroy it. The investigation...
Mark E. Williams, AIA, NCARB (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: MARK E. WILLIAMS, AIA, NCARB Premises Safety, Construction Claims, & Architect Professional Liability Mr. Williams brings over 30 years of practical experience preparing construction documents and...
Rudolph P Frizzi, PE, GE, D.GE (Langan Environmental & Engineering Services)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Frizzi’s geotechnical engineering and project management experience is extensive, with particular emphasis on: foundation design and construction in urban areas, and large-scale land and waterfront...
Frederick G. Bremer AIA NCARB (Bremer Forensic Consultants)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Frederick G. Bremer AIA, NCARB offers investigations, technical analysis, reports, and expert testimony. Mr. Bremer was the Director of Architecture or Director of Store Design for three major grocery...
Building Codes FAQs

What is a building codes expert witness?

A building codes expert witness is a professional who possesses specialized knowledge of building codes, building safety, construction standards, and local building regulations, and is qualified to provide expert testimony in legal cases involving building construction and safety.

What is the role of a building codes expert witness?

The role of a building codes expert witness is to provide specialized knowledge and opinions on building codes, standards, and regulations, including their interpretation and application in construction projects.

How much can a person make as a building codes expert witness?

Building codes expert witnesses can expect to earn anywhere from $200 to $450 or more per hour, based on the situation. The final fee arrangement will be agreed upon between the expert and retaining lawyer.

What are the qualifications of a building codes expert witness?

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In a lawsuit, what type of evience is reviewed by a building codes expert witness?

A building codes expert witness would review evidence related to building codes and regulations, such as blueprints, inspection reports, and construction documents, to provide expert testimony in a lawsuit.

What types of cases involve expert opinions from a building codes expert witness?

Building codes expert witnesses are typically called upon in cases involving construction defects, building code violations, and personal injury claims related to building safety. They may also provide testimony in cases involving property damage or insurance claims.