Residential Construction Expert Witnesses

Residential construction 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 residential construction. The residential construction expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Building Inspection, Construction, Construction Defects, Landscape Design, and Premises Liability.

Kier G Cotton

Livermore, California
Construction, Construction Defects - General Construction, Framing, Building Envelope, Waterproofing, Electrical, HVAC, Concrete, Residential Construction, Multi Family Dwelling, Single Family Dwelling, Commercial Construction, Finish , Contract Scope, Cost to Repair, Site development, Architectural Design, Utility , Gas, Solar, Fire
Mr. Cotton has a diverse, comprehensive, and practical knowledge of construction methodologies, with equivalent experience in the science of sequencing projects. His intellectual understanding is paired with first-hand experience over years of practical application. Mr. Cotton holds several active licenses from the state of California, specifically plumbing, electrical, and carpentry. For each of these credentials, Mr. Cotton accrued qualifying time under the guidance of licensed experts in each trade and passed all required testing. He has been in construction since the early 2000’s, solidly grounding his vast knowledge and expertise. Mr. Cotton serves as an expert witness in many construction-related matters. As VP of Reconstruction and Senior Consultant at Blackstone Global based in Walnut Creek CA, Mr. Cotton performs construction defect and litigation services with a team of highly qualified experts. Services focused on include: Testing and analysis of construction defects. D...

Michael Fiebig, RA, AIA, NCARB, LEED GA, CFPS, CEP Fiebig Architecture

Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Construction Defects, Premises Liability - Architecture, Construction, Construction Defect, Fire Protection, Fire Suppression, Fire-Resistive Assemblies, Residential Construction, Commercial Construction, Building Codes, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Trip & Fall.
Registered architect with NCARB certificate in twenty states (licensed in more states than are listed in this directory), with an active design and forensic practice. As a forensic architect, his experience includes among other things, performing analysis of standard of care in building design and construction projects; performing analyses of building systems including roofing systems, window and door systems, exterior wall cladding systems, waterproofing and foundation systems, with a specialization in fire-resistive assemblies and active fire-protection systems. His experience includes premises liability investigation and analysis of accident sites relating to the built environment, both indoors and outdoors. As a design architect, his practice includes traditional architectural practice including building design, building code analysis & application, and services during construction. Michael is a Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS), credentialed under the authority of th...

Michael Fiebig, RA, AIA, NCARB, LEED GA, CFPS, CEP Fiebig Architecture

Florida
Construction Defects, Premises Liability - Architecture, Construction, Construction Defect, Fire Protection, Fire Suppression, Fire-Resistive Assemblies, Residential Construction, Commercial Construction, Building Codes, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Trip & Fall.
Registered architect with NCARB certificate in twenty states (licensed in more states than are listed in this directory), with an active design and forensic practice. As a forensic architect, his experience includes among other things, performing analysis of standard of care in building design and construction projects; performing analyses of building systems including roofing systems, window and door systems, exterior wall cladding systems, waterproofing and foundation systems, with a specialization in fire-resistive assemblies and active fire-protection systems. His experience includes premises liability investigation and analysis of accident sites relating to the built environment, both indoors and outdoors. As a design architect, his practice includes traditional architectural practice including building design, building code analysis & application, and services during construction. Michael is a Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS), credentialed under the authority of th...

Colby J Walter, GMB, CGP Keystone Construction & Development, Inc.

Twin Falls, Idaho
Construction, Construction Defects - Residential Construction, Custom Home Building, Production Home Building, Speculative Building, Spec Homes, Remodels, Home Additions, Real Estate, Construction Contracts, Subcontractors, Construction Loans, Cost Analysis, Estimates, Scheduling.
Over 25 years of experience in the construction industry, including the construction of over 275 single family dwellings. These projects include design-build custom homes and production-based speculative building. Additional experience includes residential remodel/addition projects, multi-family apartment buildings, commercial tenant improvement including office space, recreation, therapeutic and entertainment space. Experience includes design, inspection, supervision of subcontractor trades, material procurement, management of suppliers & vendors, invoicing, and scheduling. An experienced expert witness, including consulting for both plaintiff and defendant in multiple residential construction legal cases.

Von A. Salmi, Sr. Von Salmi and Associates, Inc.

Westminster, Massachusetts
Construction, Landscape Design - Code violations, water damages, site construction, paving issues, industry standard of care, residential construction, roofing issues, foundation failures, millwork, paint, doors and windows
Unrestricted Licensed Construction Supervisor MA #014251 Registered Home Improvement Contractor MA Registered Lead Safe Renovator MA ASLA, BSLA, NAHB, HBA MA, Assoc. AIA, ICC member, EMNARI (Board member), BRAGB (Board member), IFDA Construction of over 1000+ homes over 46 years

Michael Fiebig, RA, AIA, NCARB, LEED GA, CFPS, CEP Fiebig Architecture

Texas
Construction Defects, Premises Liability - Architecture, Construction, Construction Defect, Fire Protection, Fire Suppression, Fire-Resistive Assemblies, Residential Construction, Commercial Construction, Building Codes, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Trip & Fall.
Registered architect with NCARB certificate in twenty states (licensed in more states than are listed in this directory), with an active design and forensic practice. As a forensic architect, his experience includes among other things, performing analysis of standard of care in building design and construction projects; performing analyses of building systems including roofing systems, window and door systems, exterior wall cladding systems, waterproofing and foundation systems, with a specialization in fire-resistive assemblies and active fire-protection systems. His experience includes premises liability investigation and analysis of accident sites relating to the built environment, both indoors and outdoors. As a design architect, his practice includes traditional architectural practice including building design, building code analysis & application, and services during construction. Michael is a Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS), credentialed under the authority of th...

Aaron D. Miller, RCI, ACI Texas Inspector Expert

Garland, Texas
Construction Defects, Building Inspection - Deck Construction and Safety, Residential Construction, Residential Building Codes, Construction, Residential Construction Defects, Home Inspector Malpractice, Code-Related Premises Liability, Contractor Standard of Care, Texas Residential Construction Liability Act
I have been in the residential construction profession since 1975. Currently I work full-time as a licensed home inspector in the DFW, Texas area. I specialize in oversight of new home building for the buyers of the homes. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 22 years as a general residential and light commercial remodeling and building contractor. 24 years as a full-time residential inspector. 21 years as an American Society of Home Inspectors Certified Inspector. 15 years as an International Code Council-certified Residential Combination Inspector. Texas Residential Construction Commission Registered Builder from 2004 - 2009. Texas Residential Construction Commission Dispute Resolution Inspector 2004 - 2009. I have inspected over 12,000 properties, have been hired by attorneys and their clients 60 times for consultation, and have been deposed 25 times. Areas of expertise include:  Residential Construction  Residential Construction Defects  Residential Building Codes  Residential En...