Marlin E Buckley

Marlin E Buckley

Marlin E. Buckley, P.C.
360 E Elm St
Conshohocken, PA 19428
Office: 888-419-7770

Marlin E. Buckley, P.C., provides technical expert assistance to contractors, owners, attorneys, architects and other construction professionals, from the initial stage of the project, to the completion of the project. We can assist by helping them draft the idea, providing effective investigation and expert witness, and providing marketplace knowledge and experience. We can assist in bid preparation, estimating construction cost of a project, and we also can serve as the owner's representative, providing construction management for our clients.

Marlin E. Buckley is the managing principal of the Firm, and is responsible for the day to day operations. Marlin is a hands-on, no-nonsense professional, with over 46 years’ experience in the construction industry. Having earned a Bachelor of Science degree, Marlin continues his educational ambitions by attending various continuing education classes and extensively reads the industry trade publications. Marlin is a present or former member of various esteemed and respected associations.

Areas of Expertise
  • Building Codes
  • Concrete/Cement
  • Construction Damages
  • Doors
  • Electrical
  • Fire Sprinkler Systems
  • OSHA
  • Plumbing & HVAC
  • Roofing
  • Windows

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Journeyman Carpenter
Registered Master Plumber
Registered Master HVACR Contractor
Registered Master Electrician
Bachelor of Science Degree

New England Water Works Backflow Prevention Device Tester (NEWWA)
OSHA 10 Hour and 30 Hour Cards
OSHA 10 Hour Certificate
OSHA 30 Hour Certificate
Philadelphia Water Department Backflow Prevention Device Technician
Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Certification
Continuing Education including: International Association of Electrical Inspectors
Master Plumbers Educational Service of NJ
Technical Educational Services (TES)
Miscellaneous Continuing Education Certificates
Pennsylvania Construction Codes Academy (PCCA)
Marlin E. Buckley College Diploma
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: General Building Contractors Association (GBCA)
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC)
Construction Financial Management Association
American Society of Professional Estimators
American Society of Plumbing Engineers
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
International Code Council
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: Hundreds of times
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: General Construction (sitework, demolition, concrete, masonry, carpentry, roofing, doors, windows, finishes), Plumbing Construction, HVAC Construction, Fire Sprinkler Construction, Electrical Construction, Professional Construction Cost Estimating, Construction Damages
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: about 50%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: about 50%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: about a dozen times
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: about 2 years ago
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: dozens of times
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: about a dozen times
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 24.5 years
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Expert Witness
Forensic Analysis
Cost Estimating & Bid Preparation
Owner’s Rep Construction Management
Project Management
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $245 plus expenses, if any, at cost
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $245 per hour
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $245 per hour
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $245 per hour
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Any expenses are invoiced at cost, if there are any.


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