Zoning Expert Witnesses

Zoning 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 zoning. The zoning expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Appraisal & Valuation, Architecture, Building Inspection, Construction, Construction Defects, Engineering, Land Surveying, Real Estate, and Slip Trip & Fall.

Jeffrey S Rothbart, J.D., LL.M, LEED-AP Real Estate Expert Witnesses, LLC

NORTHBROOK, Illinois
Real Estate, Appraisal & Valuation - 1031 Exchange, NNN, LLC/Partnership dispute, Real Estate Appraisal, Proforma Analysis, Zoning, commercial financing, landlord/tenant disputes, acquisition, standard of care, real estate valuation, REIT
Mr. Rothbart is a seasoned real estate executive with over 19 years of direct experience in all aspects of commercial and residential real estate. Generally, Mr. Rothbart’s experience includes, but is not limited to, land and property acquisition, zoning and entitlements, development, general contracting, valuation, acquisitions, debt and equity finance, asset and property management, leasing, sustainability and dispositions. Mr. Rothbart has experience with both domestic and international real estate as well as most property types. Mr. Rothbart is an Illinois licensed attorney, possess and LL.M. in Taxation and has been an Adjunct Professor of Law since 2007. Mr. Rothbart has served as an expert witness/consultant in over 100 real estate matters. Prior expert experience includes, but is not limited to, real estate valuation, LLC Operating Agreements, breach of fiduciary duties, breach of representations and warranties, land use, construction damages, standard of care issues, brok...

Tony DiNicola, AIA, RID, APA TONY DiNICOLA ARCHITECT

Louisiana
Architecture, Slip Trip & Fall - Forensic Architecture, Architectural Design, Construction Defects, Design Defects, Accessibility Design, ADA, Fair Housing, Texas Accessibility Standards (TAS), Plan Reviews, Inspections, Fair Housing Design Standards, Cause and Origin, Water Intrusion, Roofing Failures, Building Codes, Zoning,
Mr. DiNicola has over 40 years of experience in all phases of Architecture, Construction, Forensic Architecture, Expert Witness and Accessibility (ADA and Fair Housing). Mr. DiNicola has 20 years of teaching experience. Mr. DiNicola offers forensic consulting in the Following areas EXPERT WITNESS: Reports and Presentations, Certificates of Merit, Depositions and Testimony ANALYSIS OF ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES: Architect’s Standard of Care, Architect’s Errors and Omissions, Pre-Construction Services Facility Programing, Design, Bidding Services, Construction Services, Construction Administration and Post-Construction Services AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: ADA Violations, Texas Accessibility Standards (Plan Reviews and Site Inspections), Site and Building Accessibility Compliance FAIR HOUSING: Compliance with Fair Housing design requirements CODES AND ORDINANCES: Compliance with Building Codes, Local Ordinances, Industry Standards, ADA and Fair Housing BUILDING FAILURES: An...

Jeffrey E Bartrem, C.B.I. Professional Inspection Consultants, Inc.

Williamston, Michigan
Building Inspection, Construction - Premises Liability, Property Litigation,Negligence Actions, Building Code, Wrongful Death,Residential & Commercial Structures,Fire,Electrical,Mechanical, Plumbing,Zoning,Slip & Fall,Workmanship,Water Testing,Building Inspection, Maintenance, Safety,Code Research, Cost Estimating
Tens of Thousands of Building Inspections performed. Certified Building Inspector, I.C.B.O - International Code Council Registered Building Inspector, State of MI Registered Building Official, State of Michigan Registered Plan Reviewer, State of MI 2009 International Accreditation Service Lead Evaluator Training 1998 Professional Development Committee, International Conference of Building Officials 1987 Rehabilitation Construction Specialist, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials 1983 Licensed Residential Builder, State of MI 2010 International Accreditation Service, International Code Council, Building Department Evaluator, Construction Practices Assessment Team, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 2009 Faculty, Michigan State Univ., School of Planning, Design and Construction, Construction Management Program, Adjunct Instructor, Commercial and Residential Building Codes 1984 President, Professional Inspection Consultants, Inc. Premises Liability, Const...

Frank Ferrantello, PLS Ferrantello Group

Plainview, New York
Land Surveying, Slip Trip & Fall - Boundary Dispute, accident and site mapping, civil engineering,flood,drainage,utility,land development,standard of care,easements,mapping,zoning,land use,earth work, adverse possession,
Mr. Ferrantello has been retained by a vast number of law firms, insurance companies and municipalities.Mr. Ferrantello has also had great deal of experience with large number of diverse projects such as: Expert Surveys, Maps, Plans, Diagrams, Exhibit’s, Testimony for damages and injuries such as: trip and falls, tree damage, flood building damage, traffic accidents, public and private property damage as well as wrongful death suits. Also has an extensive experience and background in Site Planning and Subdivision Consulting, examining title records, deeds and other recorded documents such as ingress and egress, pedestrian easements, right of ways, air and development rights, vista easements, bridle paths, beach, bathing and mooring rights, covenants and restrictions, real property, zoning and other land use principles. Extensive knowledge of the local Long Island zoning codes, site planning and subdivision regulations.The profession itself is to define the property lines and measure...

Anthony Bruttaniti, AIA, LEED AP BD+C Bruttaniti Architecture LLC

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Architecture, Construction Defects - Architect, ADA compliance, Zoning, Building codes, Building product liability, Slip Trip Fall, Construction defects, Building envelope, Building materials, Construction accidents, Building demolition, Fire damage, Water damage, Structure collapse, Building personal injury
Anthony Bruttaniti, AIA LEED AP BD+C, is a registered Architect in business for 30+ years in Philadelphia with experience in both Residential and Commercial Building Design. For the last three decades, Mr. Bruttaniti has offered space planning and design, site planning and zoning, architectural detailing, construction drawings and construction administration. His responsibilities and duties have included project acquisition and marketing; Project Development from concept ideas thru to construction; Client interaction, communication, and proposal writing; Zoning and Construction drawings for building permits; Managing structural and MEP engineers for the project; and problem-solving during construction. Mr. Bruttaniti was honored with an award for Excellence in Planning & Design from the Montgomery County Planning Commission, PA for an adaptive building re-use and sustainable design for a new Public Library in North Wales, PA. Litigation Support - Mr. Bruttaniti has Architec...

James Rappoport, AIA-NCARB Daroff Design

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Architecture, Slip Trip & Fall - Architecture,Site Planning,Zoning, Codes,Development,Standard of Care,Liability,ADA Accessibility,Construction,Copyright,Facility Programming, Feasibility,Furniture,Finishes & Equipment,Hotels,Restaurants, Resort, Interior Design & Planning,Slip-Trip-Falls,Owner-Architect & Consultant Disputes.
James Rappoport is Principal at Daroff Design, a full service Planning, Architectural & Interior Design practice founded in 1973. The firm specializes in ground-up, renovation, and historic adaptive reuse projects for office facilities, hotels, resorts, retail and shopping facilities, restaurants, meeting, conference and training facilities, aviation terminals and entertainment projects throughout the USA and Internationally. Mr. Rappoport has provided technical consultation analysis, expert witness reports, opinions, affidavits, certificates of merit, depositions, mediation and alternative dispute resolution presentations, testimony and pre-trial support in more than 250 legal cases, for both defendants’ and plaintiffs’ legal teams. Each of the matters Mr. Rappoport has collaborated on have settled before trial. Mr. Rappoport is the author of several professional text books and trade journal articles. He has been awarded multiple copy rights and is an active member of the Amer...

James D. Wamble, PE, RLS Wamble & Associates, PLLC

Brentwood, Tennessee
Engineering, Land Surveying - Civil Engineering, Land Surveying, Land Condemnation, Eminent Domain, Land Use Planning, Real Estate Development, Drainage, Site Design, Subdivision, Zoning, Highway Design, Concept Design
Over 40 years' experience as a professional engineer serving as expert witness in condemnation, land use, survey and general civil engineering lawsuits. I specialize in land use planning, civil engineering and land surveying for development projects involving the design of roads, drainage, subdivisions, apartments, condominiums, shopping centers and all types of commercial site plans.

Tony DiNicola, AIA, RID, APA TONY DiNICOLA ARCHITECT

Fort Worth, Texas
Architecture, Slip Trip & Fall - Forensic Architecture, Architectural Design, Construction Defects, Design Defects, Accessibility Design, ADA, Fair Housing, Texas Accessibility Standards (TAS), Plan Reviews, Inspections, Fair Housing Design Standards, Cause and Origin, Water Intrusion, Roofing Failures, Building Codes, Zoning,
Mr. DiNicola has over 40 years of experience in all phases of Architecture, Construction, Forensic Architecture, Expert Witness and Accessibility (ADA and Fair Housing). Mr. DiNicola has 20 years of teaching experience. Mr. DiNicola offers forensic consulting in the Following areas EXPERT WITNESS: Reports and Presentations, Certificates of Merit, Depositions and Testimony ANALYSIS OF ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES: Architect’s Standard of Care, Architect’s Errors and Omissions, Pre-Construction Services Facility Programing, Design, Bidding Services, Construction Services, Construction Administration and Post-Construction Services AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: ADA Violations, Texas Accessibility Standards (Plan Reviews and Site Inspections), Site and Building Accessibility Compliance FAIR HOUSING: Compliance with Fair Housing design requirements CODES AND ORDINANCES: Compliance with Building Codes, Local Ordinances, Industry Standards, ADA and Fair Housing BUILDING FAILURES: An...