Mr. James Caron, CCM

Caron Weather Consultancy
1803 Sutters Chase Dr.
Sugar Land , TX 77479
Office: 832-474-2064
Introduction

James Caron, a former Air Force meteorology officer and chief meteorologist for a global financial firm, specializes in historical weather research for litigation with 18+ years of weather experience. He started his weather career in a fast-paced and high-stress military environment as an Air Force meteorology officer. While serving in the U.S. military, James received commendation, achievement and service medals based on his weather research and accurate weather forecasts for global military aviation missions. The military is highly dependent upon fast and accurate weather information; the private sector is no different. James held the title of Chief Meteorologist for a major global bank for 13+ years where he provided global weather forecasts for energy commodity trading while simultaneously starting his own forensic meteorology consultancy.

James holds the seal of Certified Consulting Meteorologist through the American Meteorological Society. The CCM certification is a sign of dedication and passion for the meteorological career field and sets people like James among the very best and most trustworthy of weather experts. As a CCM, he is charged with having proper knowledge, experience and character that are required of clients to whom he is held 100% accountable. James not only has the ability to develop accurate weather research but he can also present his findings in a logical and straightforward manner which is highly regarded in a litigation consulting role.


Areas of Expertise
  • Accident Investigation
  • Agricultural
  • Airports/Airlines
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Environmental
  • Homeowner's Insurance
  • Oil & Gas
  • Pollution
  • Transportation Safety
  • Weather & Meteorology

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Bachelor of Science in Atmospheric Sciences from the University of Arizona

Chief Meteorologist for a major global bank +13 years

United States Air Force Meteorology Officer

• Air Force Achievement Medal - Awarded for distinguished meritorious service as Lead Meteorologist, 25th Operational Weather Squadron, Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona. Successfully led 30+ personnel military operations floor supporting western United States and South America military missions. Expertly integrated weather data into the air tasking order cycle, which was critical to the successful completion of 150 homeland defense sorties.

• Air Force Commendation Medal - Awarded for distinguished meritorious service as Officer in Charge, 36th Operations Support Squadron, Andersen AFB, Guam. Managed the flawless bomber mission execution forecast process in support of the Pacific Command deployment of B-1, B-2 and B-52 bombers.

• Air Force Expeditionary Service Medal - Awarded for distinguished meritorious service as meteorologist, 601st Combat Operations Squadron, Tyndall AFB, Florida. Produced 200+ correct and concise weather briefings to the Joint Forces Air Component Commander and supported 150+ sorties to include E-3, fighter and tanking missions.

• Global War on Terrorism Service Medal - Awarded for directly serving in support of the Global War on Terrorism-specified Operation Noble Eagle. Service members must be assigned, attached or mobilized to a unit participating in or serving in support of designated wartime operations.

• National Defense Service Medal - Awarded for honorable active military service of the armed forces of the United States during the Global War on Terrorism.

• Air Force Training Ribbon - Presented to U.S. Air Force service members on completion of accession training. Training includes basic military training and commissioning through the Reserve Officers' Training Corp (ROTC).
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Certified Consulting Meteorologist through the American Meteorological Society

American Meteorological Society Full Member
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Keynote presenter in +30 energy commodity meteorology conferences

Speaker at the American Meteorological Society Annual Conference
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: Approximately 25
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Weather
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: December 2020
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 13 years
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consultation, Research, Analysis, Official Weather Report and Testimony
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: Fee Schedule Agreement provided upon request.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Fee Schedule Agreement provided upon request.


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