Alan A. Herd, CRE

Alan A. Herd, CRE

A. Scott Herd Associates, Inc.
1800 Century Park East, Ste. 600
Los Angeles , CA 90067
Office: 310-285-9600
Fax: 310-557-3611

Introduction

Entensive hands-on transaction experience as an agent, sales manager and principal, together with successful completion of more than three hundred litigation support assignments and continuing peer recognition in the real estate community combine for the ability to make the most complicated issues clear and credible to juries.

Litigation support is only part of Mr. Herd's real estate activities. His company is active in most areas of real estate brokerage and finance, including single family residential, apartments, retail commercial and land. Activities are carried out primarily with partnerships and joint ventures in which the company is a principal.

Mr. Herd has also acted as a (non-litigation) fee consultant to companies and investors on real estate portfolios, including several Fortune 100 financials and industrials.

Background information on the company and Mr. Herd is on his website at WWW.ASCOTTHERD.COM. By calling (310) 285 9600, after a conflict check, a full resume and references will be provided on request.


Areas of Expertise

  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Real Estate Broker
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Leasing
  • Real Estate Malpractice
  • Real Estate Valuation
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Restaurants
  • Retail Real Estate

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Active broker licenses in California, Arizona and Colorado. BS in Busines Administration with a field of emphasis in urban and regional land economics from UC Berkeley. Certificate in Real Estate, UCLA Extension. Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law.
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Member, twelve term director, California Association of Realtors. Member, former officer and director, Beverly Hills/Greater Los Angeles Association of Realtors. Member, director (1999-2002) American Society of Real Estate Counselors (Counselors of Real Estate).
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Senior Instructor, UCLA Extension. Member and/or Chair, twelve university extension, community college and university real estate advisory committees. Former member California Department of Real Estate Commissioner's Real Estate Education and Research Advisory Committee.
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: more than 350
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Most areas of brokerage, services and property types.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: Very close to 50%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: Very close to 50%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: More than 100.
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: August 2002.
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: More than 80
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: More than 80
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Since 1977
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: Quoted on inquiry.
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: Quoted on inquiry
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Quoted on inquiry
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Quoted on inquiry

References

References quoted after conflict check and explanation of matter.