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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Building Inspection and Construction

Keywords/Search Terms:

Premises Liability, Property Litigation,Negligence Actions, Building Code, Wrongful Death,Residential & Commercial Structures,Fire,Electrical,Mechanical, Plumbing,Zoning,Slip & Fall,Workmanship,Water Testing,Building Inspection, Maintenance, Safety,Code Research, Cost Estimating


BFA, Michigan State University; Certified Building Inspector, International Code Conference

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Tens of Thousands of Building Inspections performed. Certified Building Inspector, I.C.B.O - International Code Council Registered Building Inspector, State of MI Registered Building Official, State of Michigan Registered Plan Reviewer, State of MI 2009 International Accreditation Service, International Code Council, Lead Evaluator Training 1998 Professional Development Committee, International Conference of Building Officials 1987 Rehabilitation Construction Specialist, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials 1983 Licensed Residential Builder, State of MI 2010 International Accreditation Service, International Code Council, Building Department Evaluator, Construction Practices Assessment Team, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 2009 Faculty, Michigan State Univ., School of Planning, Design and Construction, Construction Management Program, Adjunct Instructor, Commercial, Fire and Residential Building Codes 1984 President, Professional Inspection Consultants, Inc. Premises Liability Plaintiffs and defense, Construction Disputes for owners and for builders, Plan Review, Bank Draws, Injury, Wrongful Death, Insurance Defense – Thousands of Inspections – over 1,200+ cases 1983 President, Inspection & Data Services, Ltd. - Inspection Databases development 1983 President, Bartrem Construction, Inc., Commercial, & Residential Design Construction, Custom Furniture & Cabinets 2003-2007 White Sands Development, LLC - Green Property Development, Complex Wetlands, Flood, Easement & PUD issues 2000-2001 SevenGroup, Inc., - Green/LEED/Database & Construction Consultant 1993-2006 Building, Zoning, Deputy Fire Official, Plan Review, Webberville, MI 1999-2001 Building Inspector, Plan Review, Stockbridge MI 1992-1999 Building Inspector, Building Official, Deputy Fire Official, Plan Review, Williamston, MI 1991-2004 Building, Zoning Inspector, Plan Review, Locke Twp. MI 1978-1990 Building Inspector, Rehabilitation Construction Specialist, Inspector, Estimator, City of Lansing, MI 1972-1978 Carpenter, rough and finish, since & currently custom furniture design and construction 1971-1976 Advanced Demolition - High Explosives & Thermic Lance demo of hydroelectric dam and plant, fireworks