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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Electrical Engineering and Electricity

Specialty Focus: Electrician, Electrical Engineer, Electrocution Shock, Electrical Switchgear, Generator Failure, Electrical Accident, Electrical Defects, Electrical Construction Defect , Electrical Utility, Electrical Estimating, Electric Arc Flash

Education: BSEE, Healds Engineering College

Years in Practice: 39

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

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With over 39 years’ experience; Joseph A Perry P.E. is both a licensed Professional Electrical Engineer in California and Hawaii, and an Electrical Contractor in California. His multiple licenses require design, installation experience, and extensive knowledge of the National Electrical Code and construction. This practical foundation of electrical knowledge was primarily gained through working in the Electrical Trade and owning/operating a Design Build Electrical Contracting business. Joseph’s hands on background in electrical design, project management, cost estimating, and field construction work, gives him a unique perspective that few engineers have. Being both an Electrical Engineer and Electrical Contractor brings a unique perspective to the investigation of your cases. As an Electrical Engineer, he is interested in the forensics of the design and details of the plans and specifications as to how the contractor was required to build the system. As an Electrical Contractor, he is interested in the materials, and how the installation was completed. Past Expert Witness assignments include Pump Station construction and failures, Emergency Generator failures, Electrical Equipment Control failures, Electrical Construction Defects for winery, condominiums, and Mega Residences, Personal Injuries due to traffic light failure, Electrical Shock and Electrocution, Pump Failure, Cost Estimates, Sewer, and Flood Control Systems, Underground utilities placement, location and avoidance. During Joseph’s career, he has acted as a Consulting and Testifying Expert Witness on cases for both plaintiffs and defendants. As a Professional Member of the Forensic Expert Witness Association (FEWA), Joseph has been continuing his professional Expert Witness Training by attending monthly meetings, attending six National FEWA Conferences including countless hours of seminars and training's. The training's encompass Depositions, Video Depositions, Report Writing, Engagement Contracts,