Justin D. Watts Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Building Inspection and Construction Defects

Specialty Focus:

home inspection, landlord tenant disputes, substandard housing, construction, building code violations, building inspection, code violations, fire safety, property maintenance, code violations, standards of care, code enforcement, housing inspection, commercial inspection, residential inspection,

Education:

Bachelor's of Science , California State University of Long Beach

Years in Practice:

20

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:

5

Additional Information

Justin D. Watts has a diverse inspection background performing thousands of residential, commercial and industrial inspections in evaluation of all construction trades including structural, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing code compliance and construction defects. Mr. Watts has been employed by two government agencies as a Certified Building Inspector and Code Enforcement Officer. As the owner of American Dream Home Inspection, performed thousands of property inspections for home buyers in real estate transactions. Since 2007, he has provided litigation support for dozens of cases for law firms with an approximate 50/50 plaintiff and defendant client ratio. Mr. Watts has testified numerous times in depositions and court trials. Certifications: International Code Council – ICC California Commercial Building Inspector International Code Council – ICC California Residential Building Inspector State of California – Safety Assessment Program – CA DSW local ID#63255 National Association of Certified Home Inspectors, Certified Member since 2004 Areas of Expertise: New construction Inspections and code compliance Real Estate home and commercial inspections Code enforcement violations and fire safety Property maintenance and substandard housing Landlord/tenant disputes and property maintenance Inspector standards of care Government Agencies: City of Westminster, Senior Inspector City of Fountain Valley, Code Enforcement Officer Owner of American Dream Home Inspection, website: www.americandreamhomeinspection.net Business services include residential and commercial real estate inspection, defect evaluations for tenants, homeowners, buyers, sellers, Homeowners Associations, insurance companies, attorneys, brokers and agents. Consulting services include home inspection standards of care, construction defects, substandard housing evaluations, inspections for financial institutions for construction phase verification, expert witness testimony in real estate inspection standards of care and consulting services. College Education: California State University, Long Beach – Bachelor's of Science obtained in 1999 Saddleback College, courses taken in Uniform Building Code and Combination Dwelling Inspection in 2003