James P Hogan

James P Hogan

The ELAM Group
161 Lakeview Dr
Noblesville, IN 46062
Mobile: 317-316-2437
Office: 888-510-3526

As President and CEO of The ELAM Group, James Hogan comes to work every day excited to lead the talented group of ELAM's technical experts, consultants and contractors. At our core, we strive to balance emotional well-being, ethical integrity and logic in every environmental solution and decision that we make. Our adherence to these standards internally provides transparent solutions to our clients externally.

If we have not yet had the pleasure of conversing, please reach out to me. I would love to explain more about our coast-to-coast environmental consulting practice areas, including Expert Testimony, Litigation Support, Environmental Provisioning, Due Diligence, Technical Peer Review and Environmental Management/Consulting.

Mr. Hogan is a Licensed Professional Geologist with vast experiences in pollution characterization, remediation and closure strategies, hydrogeologic solution and 3-D structural geology modeling dating back to 1997. These experiences are sought after for expert testimony and litigation support.

Areas of Expertise
  • Above Ground Storage Tank (AST)
  • Environmental
  • Environmental Economics
  • Geochemistry
  • Geology
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Hydrology & Groundwater
  • Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)
  • Soil

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: BS Geology, Minor Philosophy, University of Dayton, 1996; MS Structural Geology, University of Tennessee, 2000; 40-Hr HAZWOPER OSHA Training; 8-Hr HAZWOPER Supervisor Training, Licensed Professional Geologist in Indiana; Registered Geologist in Washington, Registered Geologist in Oregon
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Forum for Environmental & Toxic Tort Issues ("FETTI") Board Member, Geological Society of America member, Midwest States Environmental Consulting Association ("MSECA") member, Environmental Bankers Association ("EBA") Affiliate Member, American Society for Testing and Materials ("ASTM") member
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Graduate Teaching Assistant, 1997-1999, University of Tennessee; nationally-recognized speaker at FETTI, EECMA, EBA, NGWA
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: 10+
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Mining, Environmental Contamination, Causation, Hydrogeologic contamination distribution, Remediation performance
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 20
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 80
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 5+
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 2023
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: twice
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: twice
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 15
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Environmental Consulting, Reporting, Site Characterization, Environmental Provisioning, Due Diligence, Litigation Support, Expert Testimony, Underwriting Support, Environmental Consultant Peer Review, Waste Management, Reporting, Geologic and Hydrogeologic interpretations
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $250
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $210
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $550
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $550
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: All fees are Cost + 15%


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