Wood Expert Witnesses

Wood 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 wood. The wood expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Architecture, Building Inspection, Civil Engineering, Construction, Construction Defects, Engineering, Products Liability, Structural Engineering, and Technology.

Carl H. Josephson, PE, SE

Josephson-Werdowatz & Associates, Inc.

Arizona
Structural Engineering, Engineering - Wood, masonry, steel, concrete structures. Construction defect, insurance litigation, professional liability claims. Seismic/wind design, code review, standard of care analysis. Also foundations, underpinning, retaining walls, and tie-backs. Extensive graphics and animations capabilities.
Josephson-Werdowatz & Associates (JWA), founded in 1988 and with licenses in thirty states, has provided structural design and construction defect investigations/evaluations across the United States and abroad. Structural evaluations included wood, masonry, steel, and concrete structures, with particular emphasis on seismic and wind design. JWA has experience working with specialty materials such as acrylic, aluminum, and glass as well. Evaluations also include code review and analysis, and standard of care analysis. JWA has extensive experience with geotechnical structures such as special foundations, underpinning, retaining walls, tie-backs, and soil nails, among others. JWA strives for a reasoned, accurate, and practical solution to structural engineering problems and deficiencies. Principal Structural Engineers Carl H. Josephson, PE, SE; Dan R. Werdowatz PE, SE; and Stephen P. Kerr, PE, SE have been retained as expert witnesses in over 1,500 cases for plaintiff and defense cli...

Carl H. Josephson, PE, SE

Josephson-Werdowatz & Associates, Inc.

San Diego, California
Structural Engineering, Engineering - Wood, masonry, steel, concrete structures. Construction defect, insurance litigation, professional liability claims. Seismic/wind design, code review, standard of care analysis. Also foundations, underpinning, retaining walls, and tie-backs. Extensive graphics and animations capabilities.
Josephson-Werdowatz & Associates (JWA), founded in 1988 and with licenses in thirty states, has provided structural design and construction defect investigations/evaluations across the United States and abroad. Structural evaluations included wood, masonry, steel, and concrete structures, with particular emphasis on seismic and wind design. JWA has experience working with specialty materials such as acrylic, aluminum, and glass as well. Evaluations also include code review and analysis, and standard of care analysis. JWA has extensive experience with geotechnical structures such as special foundations, underpinning, retaining walls, tie-backs, and soil nails, among others. JWA strives for a reasoned, accurate, and practical solution to structural engineering problems and deficiencies. Principal Structural Engineers Carl H. Josephson, PE, SE; Dan R. Werdowatz PE, SE; and Stephen P. Kerr, PE, SE have been retained as expert witnesses in over 1,500 cases for plaintiff and defense cli...

L Fredrick Nolta

Nolta Consulting

San Diego, California
Construction, Construction Defects - Claim, Cost of Repair, Schedule / Delay, Critical Path, Accident / Injuries, Safety, Construction Management CM, General Contractor GC, Subcontractor, Engineering Contractor, Concrete, Precast, Steel Erection, Wood, Excavation, Trenching, Shoring, Hospital, DSA, Public Works, Indian Gaming, Permit
Expert witness since 2009 with case experience in: construction defect, contract dispute, delay, scheduling, cost of repair, water intrusion, Cal OSHA, safety, accident, injury, trip fall, employment, wrongful termination, probate, real estate, failure to disclose, etc. Construction Engineer with 40 + years of continuous construction experience as a general, sub and concrete contractor. Career positions progressing from: laborer, field engineer, superintendent, estimator, project manager, project executive to principal. Licensed contractor with classifications in: “A” Engineering, “B” Building & “C-8” Concrete. Product Type Experience: Residential, commercial, health care, education, light industrial, military, public works, and site development including: offices, retail, restaurants, food service, multifamily high-rise, apartments, condos, hospitals, medical office buildings (MOB), hotels, schools, stadium, theater, parking, power / co-generation, waste water treatment, zoos, ...

Henri N Carr

Floor Covering Solutions

Gainesville, Georgia
Building Inspection, Products Liability - Carpet, tile, Wood, Enginerred wood, Solid wood, Luxury Vinyl, SPC, WPC, Laminate, Floor coatings, Tile, Ceramic, Porcelin, inspection, Floor expert, floor testing, floor, floors, expert
Henri Carr is your certified floor-covering expert. Henri can help you with Wood, Carpet, Laminate, Resilient floor coverings, and Ceramic tiles. IFCII certified, previously NWFA Certified, NOFMA Trained, CTEF Trained. Henri works as a consultant and an expert witness. Henri has been in the floor-covering business since 1975. I have worked legal cases for builders, homeowners, lawyers, and business owners. I have performed over 100,000 inspections. I have installed floors since 1975. I now own and operate a flooring inspection school that certifies flooring inspectors in the United States, Canada, and the UK.

James V Hanna, II, AIA, NCARB

Hanna Design Alliance

DECATUR, Georgia
Construction Defects, Architecture - Envelope , Construction, Commercial, Residential, Stucco, Water Intrusion, Roofing, Accessibility, Windows, Sound, Fire, Balcony, Waterproofing, Brick, Siding, Codes, ADA, Air Barrier, Wood, Zoning
Expert Profile: Jim Hanna has more than 35 years of experience practicing architecture, interior architecture, corporate leadership, quality assurance, and quality control. Hanna has provided consultation, arbitration, mediation, and expert witness services. Jim is the founder of Hanna Design Alliance, LLC. hannada.com and his career has spanned building types including multifamily apartment, condominium, resort, hotel, office, medical, and recreational design. With a focus on the technical aspects of architecture and the built environment, he has been responsible for waterproofing detailing, contractual agreements, and design management including specialty consultants. Mr. Hanna is a member of the American Institute of Architecture, NCARB, International Code Council, and the National Fire Protection Association.

Tara L Pase

Bramel Engineering, LLC

Tracys Landing, Maryland
Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering - Construction Defect, Concrete, Seismic, Retaining Walls, OSHA, Building Codes, Steel, Earthquake, Stormwater Management, Civil Engineering, Failure Analysis, Wood, Wind, Construction, Structural Engineering, Strength of Materials, Masonry, Foundations, Construction Accident, Design and Analysis
Civil/Structural Engineering Construction Defects Building Codes OSHA Failure Analysis Strength of Materials Concrete/Steel/Wood/Masonry Design Concrete/Steel/Wood/Masonry Analysis Seismic Design and Analysis Wind Design and Analysis Foundations and Retaining Structures Grading and Soil Properties Field Repair Designs Stormwater Management Component/Connection Design and Analysis Construction Cost Estimates Building Envelope (Moisture Barriers) Construction Management Registered Professional Engineer, State of New York, License No.087752 Registered Professional Engineer, State of Maryland, License No.42640 Registered Professional Engineer, Commonwealth of Virginia, License No.051210 Registered Professional Engineer, State of New Jersey, License No.24GE05239300

William F. Ikerd, II, PhD, PE, CM-BIM

Building Information Modeling (BIM), VDC, LOD

IKERD Consulting, LLC

Dallas, Texas
Construction, Technology - Building Information Modeling (BIM), Level Of Development (LOD), Structural Engineering, 3D Modeling, Laser Scanning, LiDAR, scan-to-BIM, Metrology, Failure Analysis, Forensic Engineering, Architecture, MEP, mechanical, construction defects, concrete, steel, wood, timber, masonry, civil engineering.
Dr. Will Ikerd, PhD, P.E. (TX) is principal at IKERD, a firm that specializes in consulting for attorneys, owners, general contractors, trade contractors and designers of buildings, civil, infrastructure, mechanical and manufacturing projects. The firm focuses in the areas of engineering, laser scanning, Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) and Building Information Modeling (BIM). Mr. Ikerd is currently on the board of directors of the BIMForum and chairs three of their Taskforces; BIM Execution Plan (BxP), Reality Capture / Laser scanning and Level Of Development (LOD). He graduated with his bachelor’s in civil engineering and masters in structural engineering in 1998 from Washington University in St. Louis with a focus on 3D parametric modeling and is currently a University of Denver PhD candidate in BIM research.

Tara L Pase

Bramel Engineering, LLC

Virginia
Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering - Construction Defect, Concrete, Seismic, Retaining Walls, OSHA, Building Codes, Steel, Earthquake, Stormwater Management, Civil Engineering, Failure Analysis, Wood, Wind, Construction, Structural Engineering, Strength of Materials, Masonry, Foundations, Construction Accident, Design and Analysis
Civil/Structural Engineering Construction Defects Building Codes OSHA Failure Analysis Strength of Materials Concrete/Steel/Wood/Masonry Design Concrete/Steel/Wood/Masonry Analysis Seismic Design and Analysis Wind Design and Analysis Foundations and Retaining Structures Grading and Soil Properties Field Repair Designs Stormwater Management Component/Connection Design and Analysis Construction Cost Estimates Building Envelope (Moisture Barriers) Construction Management Registered Professional Engineer, State of New York, License No.087752 Registered Professional Engineer, State of Maryland, License No.42640 Registered Professional Engineer, Commonwealth of Virginia, License No.051210 Registered Professional Engineer, State of New Jersey, License No.24GE05239300