Building Expert Witnesses

Building expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on building. The building expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Architecture, Civil Engineering, Construction, Construction Defects, and Structural Engineering.

Sanford Kaminsky, AIA, NCARB m2e Consulting Engineers

Miami - Coral Gables, Florida
Architecture, Construction Defects - Standard of Care, Failure Analysis, Construction Documents, Defect, Change Order, Building, Design, Condominium, Hospitality, Casino, gaming, Code Compliance, Contract Document, Field Management, Contract Administration, Commercial, Highrise, Retail, Hotel, Condo-Hotel, Institutional and Industrial.
Member of The American Institute Of Architects, and Nationally Board Certified, With Over Forty Years Of Experience. Multi-Billion Dollars of Experience Both Designed and Constructed. Skills Include All Facets of Architectural Practice, Including Condominium Defect Mitigation That Would Dismantle A Class Action Lawsuit. Worldwide Project Experience Includes Retail, Office, Hotel, Institutional, Aerospace and Mixed-Use. Deposed On Standard Of Care, AHCA Regulations Regarding The Design Of A Class III Operating Room, And A Wrongful Death Based On My OSHA Certification. 40+ years experience in construction defect litigation support and expert witness services for both plaintiff and defense attorneys. Experienced in field investigations, Failure Analysis water intrusion analysis, specialty construction methods, development of repair methodologies and de-watering techniques, trial preparation and expert witness testimony. Projects include commercial and high rise in California, Nevada, ...

Dan Bawden, CAPS, CGP, CGR, GMB, GMR

Houston, Texas
Construction, Construction Defects - Cost of repairs, Stucco failures, Roof and flashing failures, Duty of care, Damage causation, Code compliance, Proper repair protocols, Materials and methods, Building, Remodeling, Performance standards, cost estimating, Residential Construction Performance Standards, Home repairs,
Dan Bawden, is a Houston home builder specializing in remodeling and repairs and has a track record as a top-rated instructor in the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Dan has been doing expert witness work for 15+ years, inspecting a wide variety of projects and construction defects. He is also an attorney, so he understands both the litigation strategies and the nuances of construction. Dan has multiple certifications in construction, including Graduate Master Remodeler, Graduate Master Builder, Certified Graduate Remodeler, and Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist. Dan Bawden is the owner of an award-winning construction company in Houston, Texas. He has 40 + years of experience in residential construction. He began framing houses on a crew in 1973 and went on to build his own company. Duties in his firm include design, specification-writing, estimating, quality control, and day-to-day construction management. His firm, Legal Eagle Contractors Company, has en...

Amy Patrick, PE Apollo BBC, Inc.

Houston, Texas
Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering - Engineering Design, Consulting Engineering, Structural Analysis, Infrastructure, Concrete, Steel Structures, Engineering, Construction, Grading, Drainage, Steel, Concrete, Foundation, Brick, Building, Structure, Frame, Masonry, Flooding, Flood, Damage, Pool, Leaking, Roof, EIFS, Stucco
Ms. Patrick is a Technical Consultant at Apollo BBC and a licensed professional engineer with over 15 years of experience. Ms. Patrick has a background in structural and civil engineering, including civil site development, structural design, structural forensics, highway and associated structure analysis and evaluation, retaining wall evaluation, flood mitigation and floodproofing, building envelope consulting, and finite element analysis of structural systems. Amy is a licensed professional engineer in Texas and California and has been an adjunct professor at the University of Houston-Downtown's Structural Analysis and Design program since 2013. She is an experienced expert witness in construction defect litigation.