Tony DiNicola, AIA, RID, APA Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

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  • Additional States: Oklahoma
  • Phone: (817) 980-6196
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Architecture and Slip Trip & Fall

Keywords/Search Terms:

Forensic Architecture, Architectural Design, Construction Defects, Design Defects, Accessibility Design, ADA, Fair Housing, Texas Accessibility Standards (TAS), Plan Reviews, Inspections, Fair Housing Design Standards, Cause and Origin, Water Intrusion, Roofing Failures, Building Codes, Zoning,


Masters of Architecture, University of Oklahoma; Bachelors of Architecture, University of Oklahoma; BSED, University of Oklahoma

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Additional Information

Mr. DiNicola has over 40 years of experience in all phases of Architecture, Construction, Forensic Architecture, Expert Witness and Accessibility (ADA and Fair Housing). Mr. DiNicola has 20 years of teaching experience. Mr. DiNicola offers forensic consulting in the Following areas EXPERT WITNESS: Reports and Presentations, Certificates of Merit, Depositions and Testimony ANALYSIS OF ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES: Architect’s Standard of Care, Architect’s Errors and Omissions, Pre-Construction Services Facility Programing, Design, Bidding Services, Construction Services, Construction Administration and Post-Construction Services AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: ADA Violations, Texas Accessibility Standards (Plan Reviews and Site Inspections), Site and Building Accessibility Compliance FAIR HOUSING: Compliance with Fair Housing design requirements CODES AND ORDINANCES: Compliance with Building Codes, Local Ordinances, Industry Standards, ADA and Fair Housing BUILDING FAILURES: Analysis of Construction and Design Defects, Cause and Origin and Failure Analysis Roofing Failures: Roofing design and detailing, evaluation of drainage conditions, code analysis, determination of cause and extent of water intrusion, storm and hail damage and roof construction defects. Roof Covering Types: Built-Up Roofing, Modified Bitumen, Single Ply Membrane (TPO, EPDM and PVC), Composition Shingles, Wood Shingles, Concrete Shingles, Tile and Clay Tile, Sprayed Polyurethane Foam Roofing (SPF) and Metal Roofing BUILDING ENVELOPE: Water Intrusion from: Windows, Glazing, Siding and Veneers. Stucco and EFFIS Design and Construction Defects of Brick, Stone, Cast Stone, Cultured Stone and Terra Cotta SLIP, TRIP AND FALL: Building and Site Analysis, Analysis of Stairs and Ramps, Analysis of Building and Site Routes REMEDIAL DESIGN: Remedial Design for Design and Construction Defects Remedial Design for Roofing Failures and Water Intrusion Storm Damage: Damage from storms