- Forensic Architect's Investigation of Golf Course Safety
- Forensic Engineering Analysis of Golf Course, Golf Cart, Golf Club and Golf Ball Accidents/Incidents
- Additional States: California
- Phone: 828.891.7990
- Cell: 828.606.6063
- Website: www.johnstonearch.com
Specialties & Experience
General Specialties: Athletics & Recreation and Architecture
Specialty Focus: Architect & Golf Course Architect specializing in accident investigation, wrongful death, serious injury, design safety, premises liability, slip & fall. Expertise in golf cart accidents, errant balls & neighboring property. Also building design, construction management and copyright infringement.
Education: BS, Architecture, University of Cincinnati; Certificate, Golf Course Design, Harvard University Graduate School of Design
Years in Practice: 36
Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 32
Forensic investigation of golf course accidents, design & safety, plus investigation of building design and construction. Serving plaintiffs, defendants, or property owners to analyze risk and liability. Critical analysis, expert testimony, depositions, site surveys, reports, graphic presentations, design review, construction analysis and replacement cost estimates. Over 100 cases completed in the United States including Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, Washington DC and West Virginia. ARCHITECTURE: Licensed architect with over 35 years of design and construction management experience. Specializing in forensic architecture, accident investigation, planning, construction management, premises liability and copyright infringement. Includes commercial buildings, shopping centers, restaurants, retail stores, parking lots and housing. GOLF: Golf course architect with 30 years of golf course design & safety experience. Expertise includes investigation of wrongful death, drowning, errant balls, golf cart accidents & roll over, serious injury, causation, slip & fall, nets & barriers, neighboring property, construction defects, irrigation damage, replacement cost estimates. Includes country clubs, golf resorts, public courses, clubhouses, driving ranges and parking lots. Two peer-reviewed articles published by National Association of Forensic Engineers: "Investigation of Golf Course Safety" and co-author of ”Forensic Engineering Analysis of Golf Course, Golf Cart, Golf Club and Golf Ball Incidents". Affiliations: National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, American Institute of Architects, United States Golf Association, Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, Corresponding Affiliate of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers.