Contact Information

  • Company: Modica Fine Art, LLC
  • Phone: 713 306 7966
  • Cell: 713 303 8019
  • Fax: 877 618 7966
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Personal Property Appraiser and Appraisal & Valuation

Specialty Focus: Appraisal Review - Personal Property, Appraisal Review & Management, Personal Property/Fine Art, Fine Art Appraisal, Forensic Consulting, Personal Property & Fine Art

Education: FA, Lamar University, Beaumont ; Credential: Accredited Senior Appraiser, American Society of Appraisers (ASA)

Years in Practice: 9

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 3

Additional Information

Melanie Modica is an accredited appraisal reviewer and fine art appraiser with the American Society of Appraisers. Melanie holds the Appraisal Review & Management (ARM) designation for personal property and is an Accredited Senior Appraiser for personal property, fine art. She is accredited with the ARM designation for writing reviews of personal property appraisal reports written by appraisers. Reviews are written for the intended use of determining compliance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), assisting in disputes regarding fine art value conclusions, settlements and more. A leader in the ARM education program for ASA, Melanie is a contributor, editor and instructor for the ARM Principles of Valuation 201 and 204 courses that are offered to appraisers for their review accreditation requirements. Melanie offers appraisals, appraisal reviews, forensic consulting and litigation support. She has been a designated expert witness and is currently the only ASA personal property appraisal reviewer in the entire south region. Melanie Modica offers expert witness work and reviews for personal property appraisal reports nationwide.