Northern California including Sacramento, San Francisco as well as Los Angeles &
San Diego County, CA 92103
Mobile: 916-698-0679
Office: 510-210-1379
Fax: 916-670-1660

Mr. Lucas is a construction licensing expert with over 30 years' licensing & enforcement experience. He worked previously for the California Contractors' State License Board (nearly 14 years) where he held various capacities, including serving as a construction investigator, supervisor, and Deputy Chief. His experience includes: investigation of consumer complaints, the conduct of sting and sweep operations, public speaking, administering the industry expert program, contractor education seminars, and licensing administration & enforcement. He has successfully testified in or heard (as a hearing officer) hundreds of cases concerning California licensing requirements including but not limited to: unlicensed contracting, proper license classifications, construction deficiencies/defects, public & private works contracts, home solicitation sales contracts, home improvement contracts, commercial/building contracts, land use, occupancies & permitting, prime & subcontract liability, commercial general liability insurance, surety/bond claims, workers' compensation, administrative investigations, applications for licensure, formation of business entities, environmental health & building inspections, civil & criminal matters, and mediation & arbitration of disputes.

Mr. Lucas, in addition, also served as a Civil Engineering Project Manager and Administrator in Business Licensing and Zoning. Mr. Lucas's mission is to provide his clients with sound and timely resolution to their disputes, bringing to his clients the advantages and insights of employment in both public and private sectors with proven experience as a construction professional, government official, and government regulator.

Areas of Expertise
  • Building Codes
  • Building Contractor Liability
  • Construction
  • Construction Damages
  • Construction Insurance
  • Construction Safety
  • Construction Site
  • Contractor's Licensing

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: M.B.A., B.S., Master's Certificate (Marketing Analytics), Certificate (Health Informatics), Human Resources Management Certificate, Executive Leadership Certifications, International Code Council, Title 24 California Building Standards Code, Financial Valuation Analyst, Nuclear Density Testing Certification, Concrete Testing Certification, Architectural Design, and Machine Drafting.


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