Jeffrey A Grusenmeyer, RA, NCARB, MPE, CBO Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

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  • Company: Jeffrey A. Grusenmeyer & Associates, Inc.
  • Phone: 440-333-1165
  • Cell: 440-403-5134
  • Website: www.jagassoc.com
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Architecture and Building Inspection

Specialty Focus:

Forensic Architect, Construction Defects, Architectural Professional Liability, Water Intrusion & Damage, ADA Consulting, Slip Trip and Fall, Building Code, Building Envelope, Waterproofing, Roofs, Fenestration, Construction Administration, Construction Standards, Standard of Care, Design Errors

Education:

Professional Degree in Architecture, University of Detroit

Years in Practice:

>39

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:

<5

Additional Information

Responsible for field investigations, failure analysis, building code research, repair solutions, expert reports, trial preparation, and expert witness testimony. Completed more than 10,000 plan examinations for numerous jurisdictions. Technical investigations and research of suspected design and construction problems. Verify and compare as-built conditions, design parameters, building jurisdiction requirements and applicable industry standards of care. Provide quality assurance, evaluation and observation of in-progress construction of commercial and residential structures for conformance to design, material and workmanship standards. Provide expert services for Architecturally related personal Injury matters. NCARB National Council of Architectural Registration Boards Certified Certified as a Building Official by the Council of American Building Officials. Certified as a Building Official, Master Plans Examiner, Building Inspector, Plumbing Inspector and Residential Building Official by the State of Ohio. Numerous Ohio Board of Building Standards Approved Courses and Presenter. Appearances and testimony before the Ohio Board of Building Appeals. Professional Experience Principle Architect in a firm established in 1983, providing design services on a wide range of projects, including civic, recreational, commercial, educational, medical, and code consultation work. Served as Adjunct Professor at Kent State University College of Architecture and Environmental Design teaching Construction Methods and Materials I and II, building code and construction documents. Previous experience prior to the private practice includes work with Albert Kahn Associated Architects and Engineers in Detoit, Michigan; Ventura & Associates, Architects & Engineers in Detroit, Michigan; T.A. Badowski, A.I.A, Architects in Lakewood, Ohio; Argentieri Associates & Planners in Cleveland, Ohio; and the King James Group of Westlake, Ohio. Building Commissioner to the City of North Olmsted, Ohio. Served as a member of the American Institute of Architects, the AIA Building Codes and Standards and Committee on Architecture for Education Professional Interest Areas, the Building Officials Conference of Northeast Ohio, FBOA Building Officials Association. Member of the North Central Ohio Building Officials Association, and the Ohio Building Officials Association. Rotary International, Paul Harris Fellow Served on the City of Fairview Park Planning & Design Commission 1990-2004, serving as chairman for most of those years. Former chairman and member of the City of Fairview Park Architectural Board of Review. Served as a member of the Lorain Road Business Development Committee, City of Fairview Park Master Plan Committee, Fairview Park City School District Facilities Committee, and the City of Fairview Park Commercial District Design Guideline Committee. Recipient of the North Central Ohio Building Officials Association Associate of the Year for Dedication and Service to the Communities in Which the Associate Serves. Registered as an Architect in the Following States: Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, West Virginia