Paul Kastes, CPM LCAM Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Premises Liability and Real Estate

Specialty Focus: Property management,apartment complex,security,lease,common area,parking,background,locks,lighting,risk,office,elevators,sidewalks,maintenance,IREM,strip mall, mall,HOA,condominium,association,board, burglary,fence,access,gates,premises liability, operational procedures,risk assessment

Education: CPM, Institute of Real Estate Management IREM; Licensed Condominium Association Manager State of Florida, State of Florida

Years in Practice: 44

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 50+


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Mr. Paul Kastes, CPM, LCAM Is an experienced professional providing property management services, including consultation to corporations, private investors and homeowner associations, along with credible expert witness services to attorneys and insurance companies. Mr. Kastes has accumulated over 40 years of hands-on, real world experience in the Real Estate Management profession and continues to be actively involved with the property management industry. Since 1998, Mr. Kastes has included Expert Witness services in his business portfolio. His clients include Defense Attorneys, Claims Representatives, and Plaintiff Attorneys in several States including Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, and the District of Columbia. Mr. Kastes has the unique advantage of a view from the owner’s, and the property manager’s, perspective that continues to be a valuable asset to all of his clients.As an active professional in the Real Estate Management Industry, Mr. Kastes is available to advise investors, and owner associations, with all types of property management issues. Mr. Kastes can assist attorneys and claims representatives in case development, advice, research, and if appropriate provide credible expert testimony in all aspects of real estate management including; Property management, premises liability, operational procedures, resident relations, employee policies, vendor policies, risk assessments, slip and fall issues, access gates/ fences, security assessments, patrols, lighting, corporate policies, leases, maintenance policies, hiring policies, background checks, supervision, on site/ off site management. References available on request.