Allan D. Snyder

Allan D. Snyder

AFC Forensic Consulting - PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
3943 Irvine Blvd, Ste. 412
Irvine , CA 92602
Office: 657-859-6133
Fax: 657-859-6142

Introduction

Introduction
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 8)
• Senior Housing
• Discrimination

Trial Testimony
• 80 trials, 30 Jurisdictions, 7 states & Federal Court
• States Testified: CA, AZ, NV, FL, ND, IA, OK
• Depositions: 800+

RETAINED BY 300+ LAW FIRMS IN 28 STATES
• California, Florida, Texas, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Ohio
• Nevada, Arizona, Washington, South Carolina, North Carolina, Iowa
• Hawaii, Idaho, Alabama, Colorado, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma
• Montana, Tennessee, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota,
• New Mexico, Indiana, Wisconsin, Georgia, Washington D.C.

PROPERTY TYPES
• Multi-family Units managed: 25,000
• Association, Hospitality, & Timeshare Units managed: 100,000
• Commercial Properties managed: 1,250,000 sq.'
• Mobile Home & RV Spaces Managed: 3,800
• Single Family Units Managed: 3,500
• Commercial Property Inspections Performed: 900
• Association Property Inspections Performed: 3,600
• Properties Inspected: 10,000

Education
• Master of Arts Degree, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
• Bachelor of Arts Degree, University of California at Santa Barbara


Expert Background
Memberships: National Apartment Association (NAA), California Apartment Association (CAA), Apartment Association of Orange County, National Fire Prevention Association, International Code Council


Areas of Expertise

  • Alarms
  • Apartment/Condominium Security
  • Bars/Lounges/Night Clubs
  • Building Codes
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Construction
  • Corporate Governance
  • Crowd Control
  • Elder Abuse
  • Fire
  • Home Inspections
  • Hotel & Hospitality
  • Hotel Security
  • Inadequate/Negligent Security
  • Industrial Hygiene & Mold
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Manufactured Homes
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Property Management
  • Real Estate Damages
  • Real Estate Leasing
  • Real Estate Malpractice
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Retail Real Estate
  • Retail Security
  • Security Guards
  • Security Management
  • Shopping Center/Mall Real Estate
  • Slip, Trip & Fall
  • Walking & Working Surfaces
  • Wrongful Death

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: University of California Santa Barbara: Bachelor of Arts Degree Dramatic Arts
Webster University Irvine California: Master of Arts Degree Management & Leadership
California Structural Pest Control Branch 2 (Household Pests: bed bugs, cockroaches, rats & Mice)
California Structural Pest Control Branch 3 (Wood-Destroying Organisms: Termites, Fungus, Dryrot)
California Fire & Casualty Insurance Broker (Expired 1990)
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: National Apartment Association (NAA)
California Apartment Association (CAA)
California Apartment Association (CAA Orange County)
Apartment Association of Orange County (AAOC)
International Code Council
National Fire Protection Association.
National Pest Management Association
Pest Control Operators of California (PCOC)
Pest Control Operators of California (PCOC Orange County)
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)
Orange County Industrial Hygiene Association (OCAIHA)
Pan-American Aerobiology Association (PAAA)
International Association of Aerobiology (IAA)
Mycological Society of America (MSA)
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Lorman Education Services: Property management, hazardous conditions on properties, Structural Pest Control, Dryrot Fungi & Mold: water intrusion and structural damage.
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: Retained as an expert witness in more than 1,000 cases in 30 states.
California, Florida, Texas, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Ohio, Nevada, Arizona, Washington, South Carolina, North Carolina, Wisconsin, Hawaii, Idaho, Alabama, Colorado, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, Montana, Tennessee, Missouri, Mississippi, North Dakota, Georgia, New Mexico, Indiana, Iowa, Washington, D.C., Alaska, Virginia.
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Property Management: Multi-Family Residential (Apartments), Commercial & Industrial properties, Hotel Management, Retail Property Managment, Homeowners Association Management, MobileHome Park Management, Federal Fair Housing (Discrimination), Fire Safety and Security.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 50%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 50%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: More than 800 depositions.
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 1 month ago.
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: Qualified and testified in more than 80 trials, 31 Superior Courts, & Federal Court.
Testified in trials in California, Arizona, Nevada, Florida, Oklahoma, North Dakota & Iowa
Retained as an expert witness in 30 States.
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: More than 80 trials and Binding Arbitrations.
Testified in trials in California, Arizona, Nevada, Florida, Oklahoma, North Dakota & Iowa.
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 27 years.
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting, site inspections, preparation of expert reports, deposition testimony and trial testimony.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $240 per hour.
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $240 per hour.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $480 per hour with a two-hour minimum.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $480 per hour with a two-hour minimum.
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Travel rate is $240 per hour.

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