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

RETAINED BY 400+ LAW FIRMS IN 31 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

Memberships:
National Pest Management Association; Pest Control Operators of CA; Pest Control Operators of Orange County; American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists; 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
Pest Control Operators of California (PCOC)
Pest Control Operators of Orange County
International Code Council (ICC)
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
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: April 2019
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 85 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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