Mr. James Caron, CCM

Caron Weather Consulting Service
7618 Treeline Dr
Sugar Land , TX 77479
Office: 832-474-2064

Introduction

James Caron 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 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 holds the seal of Certified Consulting Meteorologist through the American Meteorological Society and has 15 years of professional experience. 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

Certified Consulting Meteorologist through the American Meteorological Society

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

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

Air Force Expeditionary Service Medal
Presented for distinguished meritorious service as meteorologist, 601st Combat Operations Squadron, Tyndall AFB, Florida. Produced 200+ correct weather briefings to the Joint Forces Air Component Commander and supported 150+ sorties to include fighter and tanking missions.
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: Meteorology
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: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: September 2016
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 10 years
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Weather consulting
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $235/hour
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $235/hour
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $235/hour
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $235/hour
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Travel time at $115/hour

References

Law Office of Frederick L. McGuire
2500 East T.C. Jester Blvd., Suite 285
Houston, Texas 77008

Law Office of Shaw Clifford
2500 East T.C. Jester Blvd., Suite 525
Houston, Texas 77008

The Swearingen Law Firm
Law Office of Robert A. Swearingen, P.C.
3002 Texas Avenue South
College Station, Texas 77845

Harris, Finley & Bogle, P.C.
120 Palo Pinto Street
Weatherford, TX 76086


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