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Specialties & Experience
General Specialties: Funerals & Cremation
Specialty Focus: Embalming,Cremation,Burial,Funeral Directing,Restorative Art,Human Remains,Shipping of Human Remains,Funeral Home, Funeral Home management,Cemetery,Funeral & Burial Customs
Education: B.S. Economics, Fairleigh Dickinson University; Graduate-Mortuary Science, Catonsville College; National Board Certified, Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards; Licensed, State of California
Years in Practice: 36
Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 14
I have been providing expert services in funeral service,cremation,and cemetery related cases, since 1993,and have consulted on more than 400 matters to date,multi-state. Extensive trial experience. Testimony has included cremation protocol,practice,and standard of care,embalming protocol,practice and standard of care,and funeral home/mortuary/cemetery protocol,operations,and standard of care. Have provided sworn testimony in 28 states,and five federal court districts, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Board. Past president of Los Angeles County Funeral Directors Assn,and former board member of California Funeral Directors Association.As a licensed funeral director & embalmer,personally embalmed thousands of human remains and have personally arranged thousands of funeral services for persons of diverse belief systems. Certified in Crematory Operations;Cremation Assn. of N. America 2014. I have never failed to qualify as an expert in any jurisdiction. None of my testimony has ever been excluded. Following the merger of my business with an international funeral service concern,served as Western Chief Operating Officer for that concern.Responsible for operation of funeral homes,crematories,and cemeteries. Monthly contributing author,Mortuary Management Magazine, which was published since 1914. -2017. Authored in excess of eighty peer-reviewed published articles, read by more than ten thousand funeral service professionals each month.