Roger H Lori, Sr.

Roger H Lori, Sr.

Mortuary Consulting Service
P.O. Box 81531
Bakersfield , CA 93380
Office: 661-203-8041

Serving the entire United States, I have been in the funeral service since 1970. I have owned and operated eighteen mortuaries, crematorium and related businesses. I have been a hands-on operator, performing all duties to operate a successful mortuary and crematory business. I have personally embalmed over 17,000 remains and have conducted thousands of funeral arrangements and services. I am a licensed embalmer, licensed funeral director, licensed cemetery salesman and licensed crematory manager. All of my licenses are current and in good standing.I do consulting and expert witness work full time.

I have owned my consulting business since 1987 and have worked with many lawyers providing expert witness services as well as consulting with them and funeral directors. I have extensive experience in reviewing documents such as depositions, complaints, court testimony, investigations and reviewing material and offering my opinions and standards of care pertaining to cases and industry. I am willing to travel anywhere in the United States.

My areas of expertise are:
Screen and investigate cases for merit
Determine liabilities of staff and management
Gather and review records
Review policies for consistency
Evaluate cases for deviations of care
Background checks of embalmer, funeral director and staff
Embalming analysis
Verify procedures used
Autopsy/coroner information

My experience as a crematory manager/operator, performing thousands of cremations, allows me to inspect remains for texture, color, weight and appearance to achieve information.

If you are looking for a mortuary expert witness to oversee a funeral dispute, look no further than Mortuary Consulting Service in Bakersfield, California. I have worked with numerous courts, law firms, and funeral business owners throughout my years in the industry. My clients are very pleased on how I perform each consultation with integrity and professionalism.

I earned my knowledge and degree in funeral service at Chaffey College in Claremont, California and Cypress Mortuary College in Cypress, California. In addition, I have also attended many seminars and educational workshops to continue to harness my skills and expertise.

Recognized for my excellence in the field, I have served many positions and duties in my years in the industry. I have been a member of the Board of Directors for the Regional Funeral Director Associations. I have also been designated as an expert witness by the California Cemetery and Funeral Bureau and the California Attorney General’s Office.

I serve as a Subject Matter Expert for the California Cemetery and Funeral Bureau. I assist in writing the state exams for embalmers, funeral directors, and crematory managers.


Areas of Expertise
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Funerals & Funeral Homes


Available Upon Request