William Klorman is a Licensed General Building Contractor, Concrete Contractor, Home Improvement Contractor, ICBO Certified Special Inspector Reinforced Concrete, Industry Expert for the California State Contractors License Board, Chairman of the American Concrete Insititute's Responsibility in Concrete Construction Committee and Developer who has specialized in the construction of buildings and non-buildings for more than 20 years. He has extensive experience in construction, inspection, quality control, standard of care, compliance, investigation, repair and project management. He has been personally responsible for the construction of over one hundred existing commercial structures, numerous developments and renovation/repair projects.
Areas of Expertise
- Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
- Brick & Stone
- Building Codes
- Construction & Architecture
- Construction Damages
- Construction Safety
- Equipment & Machinery
- Geotechnical Engineering
- Industrial Hygiene & Mold
- Interior Design
- Ladders & Scaffolds
- Landscape Design
- Lath & Plaster
- Mapping & Surveying
- Paint & Coatings
- Personal Injury
- Power Tools
- Structural Engineering
- Traffic/Highway Safety
- Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
- A: Licensed General Building Contractor (B-1), Licensed Concrete Contractor (C-8), Licensed Home Impovement Contractor (HIC), Licensed Registered Deputy Inspector-Reinforced Concrete
- Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
- A: Member American Concrete Institute
Member Post-Tensioning Institute
Member American Water Works Associateion
Member Wester Reginal Builders
Member Construction Specifications Institute
- Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
- A:  UC Irvine
Development and the Responsibilities of Key players in a Construction Project (Developer, General Contractor, Architect, Engineer, Specialty Contractor, Marketing and Disposition)
 American Concrete Institute (November í97) Technical Conference, Atlanta, GA
Case Study of an Internally Post-Tension Concrete Water Reservoir for Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
 Post-Tension Institute (May í03) Technical Conference, CA
Use of Post-Tensioning in Special Applications: Water Reservoir for Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
ASSORTED KEYNOTE SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS FOR INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS
 Project Control
 Specifications & Standard of Care
 Enforcement of Contract Documents
 Concrete and How to Produce Specific Results
 Formwork for Concrete
- Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
- A: No
- Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
- A: Standard of care for a Design/Build Contractor, General Contractor, Concrete Contractor, Concrete Pumping Contractor, Ready Mix Concrete Supplier, Plaster/Stucco Contractor, Structural Engineer, Owner's Rep, Construction Managment, Framing Contractor, Drywall Contractor, Waterproofing Contractor, etc.; Cost Estimator; Product Liability; Saftey; OSHA; Critical Path Analysis; see CV for more
- Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
- A: Approximately 50%
- Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
- A: Approximately 50%
- Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
- A: More than 25 less than 150
- Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
- A: Last week
- Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
- A: 2
- Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
- A: More than 10 less than 75
- Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
- A: 12+
- Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
- A: Consulting, Expert Testimony at trial, arbitration, mediation, ADR, insurance hearing, deposition, testing, reports, site inspections, court room exhibits,
- Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
- A: 250
- Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
- A: 250
- Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
- A: 250
- Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
- A: 250
- Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
- A: For travel-related costs (lodging, food, car rental, airfare, parking, etc.), photocopies, blueprints, film, film processing, messenger services, postage, facsimile.
A minimum charge of 8 hours will be made for any day requiring testimony (trial, arbitration, or deposition), and for any day requiring travel outside of Los Angeles County.
References upon request.