Allan D. Snyder

Allan D. Snyder

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

BED BUGS, COCKROACHES & TERMITE EXPERT WITNESS

Licensed: Branch 2 Structural Pest Control (Household Pests & Insects)
• Bed Bugs, Cockroaches
• Entomology, Insect Pathology
• Rats, Mice, Ants, Moths
• Pesticides, Insecticides

Licensed: Branch 3 Structural Pest Control (Wood Destroying Pests & Organisms)
• Termites, Fungus, Dryrot, Beetles
• Fumigation, Fumigation Safety

CONSTRUCTION DEFECT EXPERT
• Water Damage, Fungus, Mold
• 10,000 Properties Inspected

Trial Testimony
• 90 trials, 31 Jurisdictions, 7 states & Federal Court
• States Testified: CA, AZ, NV, FL, ND, IA, OK
• Depositions: 800+

RETAINED BY 400+ LAW FIRMS IN 32 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, Michigan, New York, North Dakota,
• New Mexico, Indiana, Wisconsin, Georgia, Washington D.C, Alaska

Memberships:
National Pest Management Association; PAAA; Mycological Society of America; American Industrial Hygiene Association

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


Areas of Expertise
  • Biology
  • Building Codes
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Construction
  • Construction Damages
  • Environmental
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Industrial Hygiene & Mold
  • Insects & Pests
  • Personal Injury
  • Pesticides
  • Pollution
  • Safety
  • Scheduling Delay & Analysis
  • Termites
  • Waterproofing

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: California Structural Pest Control Branch 2 Licensee (Household Pests: Bed Bugs, Cockroaches, Rats & Mice
California Structural Pest Control Branch 3 Licensee (Termites, Water Intrusion, Fungus & Dryrot)
University of California Santa Barbara Bachelor of Arts Degree
Webster University Irvine CA Master of Arts Degree Management & Leadership
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: National Pest Management Association
International Code Council (ICC)
American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)
Orange County American Industrial Hygiene Association (OCAIHA)
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 Educational Services (Featured Speaker)
State Bar of California approved for Continuing Legal Education & California Department of Insurance Continuing Education.
Property Management: Standard of Care; Custom and Practice
Structural Pest Control: Water Intrusion, Property Damage and Reconstruction
Mold: Causes, Prevention and Remediation
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: California Structural Pest Control Licensee since February, 1998, License No. 28957
Never had a single complaint against my license, never had my license suspended, never had any disciplinary action of any type.
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: Approximately retained as an expert more than 1,000 times.
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Pest Management: Bed Bugs, Cockroaches, Rats, Mice, Pesticide contamination, Pest Control Industry Standard of Care.
Property Management Standard of Care: Residential, Commercial, Retail, Hospitality, MobileHomes.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: Plaintiff 50%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: Defendants 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: 2021
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: Qualified and testified as an Expert Witness approximately 85 times.
State Courts: California, Arizona, Nevada, Oklahoma, Florida, North Dakota, and Iowa
Qualified and testified in Federal Court.
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: Approximately 90 times: 31 Jurisdictions, 7 States and Federal Court
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 1992 to Present: 27 years
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting, Site Inspections, Expert Reports, Expert 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, 2 hour minimum
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $480 per hour, 2 hour minimum
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Travel time is billed at $240 per hour.

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