Jeffrey E Bartrem

Mr. Jeffrey E Bartrem

Professional Inspection Consultants, INC
P.O. Box 264
Williamston , MI 48895
Mobile: 517-944-1380
Office: 517-944-1380
Fax: 517-655-6903

Introduction

36 year Building Inspector/expert on hundreds of cases premises liability, negligence, property, Injuries, death, construction, disclosure, codes. Plaintiffs and defendants. I’ve performed thousands of inspections, residential, commercial, for many Attorneys, Insurance companies, owners, builders. Qualified in many Michigan District, Circuit and Federal Courts, never disqualified.
I taught Building Codes at Michigan State University. I was on the Construction Practices Assessment Team, International Code Council and Accreditation Service, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. We have experts in failure investigation, premises defect claims, building codes, injuries, workmanship, electrical, mechanical, plumbing codes, MIOSHA, material, mold, water testing. Extensive Case list & references


Areas of Expertise

  • Building Codes
  • Building Contractor Liability
  • Construction
  • Construction & Architecture
  • Construction Damages
  • Construction Insurance
  • Contractor's Licensing
  • Doors
  • Electrical
  • Fire

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Certified Building Inspector, International Code Council

BFA, Michigan State University

Lead Evaluator, International Accreditation Service
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Member, International Code Council
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Michigan State University, Residential and Commercial Building Codes
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: over 500
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: premises liability, negligence actions, property, Injuries, death, construction, disclosure, building codes, zoning, property disputes, survey, shattered glass, electrocution, welding, materials, OSHA, Construction Procedures, insurance claims including 3rd party, subrogation, overcharging,
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 40%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 30%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 40+
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 1 year ago
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 30+
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 30+
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: over 30 as Building Official; 25 as private expert
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting, photography, video, testing, onsite inspections, written reports w. photographs, preparing exhibits,
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $185.00/hr.
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $185.00/hr.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $185.00/hr.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $185.00/hr.
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: mileage current IRS rate; actual costs for blueprints, photographs, DVDs, etc.

References

W. Daniel Troyka
Conlin, McKenney & Philbrick, P.C.
350 S. Main Street, Suite 400
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2131
Tel.: (734) 761-9000
Fax: (734) 761-9001
troyka@cmplaw.com

David M. Lick
Attorney
Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC
313 South Washington Square
Lansing, MI 48933
Phone: 517.371.8294
Fax: 517.367.7394
dlick@fosterswift.com
www.fosterswift.com