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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Construction Defects and Building Inspection

Keywords/Search Terms:

Deck Construction and Safety, Residential Construction, Residential Building Codes, Construction, Residential Construction Defects, Home Inspector Malpractice, Code-Related Premises Liability, Contractor Standard of Care, Texas Residential Construction Liability Act


Associate of Arts, Dallas College

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I have been in the residential construction profession since 1975. Currently I work full-time as a licensed home inspector in the DFW, Texas area. I specialize in oversight of new home building for the buyers of the homes. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 22 years as a general residential and light commercial remodeling and building contractor. 24 years as a full-time residential inspector. 21 years as an American Society of Home Inspectors Certified Inspector. 15 years as an International Code Council-certified Residential Combination Inspector. Texas Residential Construction Commission Registered Builder from 2004 - 2009. Texas Residential Construction Commission Dispute Resolution Inspector 2004 - 2009. I have inspected over 12,000 properties, have been hired by attorneys and their clients 60 times for consultation, and have been deposed 25 times. Areas of expertise include:  Residential Construction  Residential Construction Defects  Residential Building Codes  Residential Energy Codes  Residential Electrical Codes  Residential Window and Door Installation  Residential Deck Installation  Residential Foundations  Unbonded Post-Tension Slab-on-Ground Foundations  Residential Framing  Exterior Insulation Finishing System (EIFS or Artificial Stucco)  Portland-Cement Stucco  Brick and Stone Veneer Cladding  Residential Premises Liability  Home Inspector Errors and Omissions  Remodeling Contractor Errors and Omissions  Home Builder Code Compliance