Land Use & Zoning Expert Witnesses

Real Estate Expert Witness Listings

Expert witnesses who are available to consult and testify regarding zoning and land use may be found here. The professionals found through this page may advise on all aspects of land assessment, land acquisition, zoning ordinances, zoning bylaws and zoning regulations. These experts may provide reports concerning land use regulations, entitlements, land development, master plan communities, open space, and residential zoning. They may also provide expert witness testimony on environmental impact studies, zoning restrictions, easements, and eminent domain, among other topics.

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C. William Brewer, P.E. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
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 for over 30 years. Bill Brewer has focused on land... Learn More ›

Michael K. Ryan (CastleLyons Corporation)
Real Estate Experts are only as good as their "real world" experience. I have 45+ years of it. My "real world" experience has proven to be a key factor in the analysis of case issues and in my credibility during courtroom testimony. Managed Divisions... Learn More ›

Philip S Simmons, Esq. (The Simmons Group, Inc.)
Land use attorney, Executive Land and Mixed-Use developer, and real estate broker for over 35 years. Provides consulting and testimony expertise specializing in mixed-use real estate investment, syndication and development operations, land use, land... Learn More ›

John A. Dalkowski, III, CRE, MAI (National Real Estate Research, LLC)
National Real Estate Research is a national real estate counseling and valuation firm specializing in litigation support, expert witness services, valuations and distressed property solutions. John A. Dalkowski III, CRE, MAI is Managing Director of NRER... Learn More ›
Craig Cherney (Evidence Solutions, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Craig Cherney is a proven real estate operator and legal counsel with demonstrated hands-on experience in complex real estate matters. As an established professional, Craig has over 24 years of experience...
Maurice Robinson (Maurice Robinson & Associates LLC)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: • Hotel and real estate industry business issues expert with 40 years consulting experience resolving disputes between owner-operator, borrower-lender, tenant-landlord and franchisee-franchisor....
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...
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...
Michael Rotchford (RTCH Corp)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Michael Rotchford of RTCH Corp. is an expert in commercial real estate restructuring, ground leases, sales, leasing, and financing transactions. Mr. Rotchford has completed over $40 billion of assignments....
Dick Bridy (DBI Expert Witness)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Dick Bridy’s diverse far-ranging background and industry experience enables him to deliver real estate expert witness testimony for the commercial real estate and brokerage industry. He is an entrepreneur...
Steven R. Fontes, MAI, CCIM (Mission Property Advisors, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Fontes has 35+ years of experience in the appraisal of commercial real estate. He holds the MAI Designation from the Appraisal Institute and served as the 77th President of the Southern California...
David W Wagner (Real Estate Appraiser & Real Estate Broker)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: California Certified Residential Appraiser. California Real Estate Broker’s License. Litigation Support & Expert Witness Testimony Will, Trusts & Estate Planning Real Estate Appraisals Residential...
Murphy Appraisal Services, LLC
Location: Louisiana
Areas of Expertise: Murphy Appraisal Services was founded in September of 1990 by Richard L. Murphy, a licensed general real estate appraiser who holds the MAI designation of the Appraisal Institute. The firm is currently...
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...
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...
Prof. Paul S. Black (Paul S. Black & Associates, Inc.)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Prof. Black is a trial experienced adjunct professor of real estate. He has been performing litigation support services for more than 35 years. He assists legal counsel with all aspects of the case and...
Charles J. McLaughlin (Black Swan Advisors LLC)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Introduction Executive Summary of Special Skills for 2023 Mr. McLaughlin has multiple unique skill sets applicable to 2023 as an expert witness. 1) 25+ years as an expert in restructuring real estate...
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,...
Craig Moskowitz, MBA, MS, PE (CLM Engineering Associates, LLC)
Location: Connecticut
Areas of Expertise: 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....
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...
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...
Land Use & Zoning FAQs

What is a land use & zoning expert witness?

A land use & zoning expert witness is a professional who provides testimony on the use and regulation of land. This may include the impact of a proposed development on the surrounding community, the zoning, or the compliance of a project with local land use regulations.

What is the role of a land use & zoning expert witness?

A land use & zoning expert witness can offer insight into issues related to land use regulations, zoning laws, and planning and development.

How much can a person make as a land use & zoning expert witness?

Land use & zoning expert witnesses can earn anywhere from $175 to $450 or more per hour, depending on the case. Experts usually receive compensation for travel time, and more for deposition and trial testimony.

What are the qualifications of a land use & zoning expert witness?

A land use & zoning expert witness should have knowledge of zoning laws, land use regulations, and urban planning.

In a lawsuit, how is evidence gathered by a land use & zoning expert witness?

A land use and zoning expert witness gathers evidence through site visits, document reviews, interviews with stakeholders, and analysis of relevant laws and regulations to support their testimony in a lawsuit.

In what type of cases might expert testimony be heard from a land use & zoning expert witness?

Expert testimony from a land use and zoning expert witness may be heard in cases involving property development, zoning regulations, land use planning, environmental impact assessments, and disputes over land use rights.