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Elizabeth J Dumbaugh, CPP THG Consultants

Security Expert Witness, Premises Liability Expert Witness - Apartment Security, Parking Lots, Parking Garages, Terrorism, Bars/Lounges/Nightclubs, Security Guards, Transportation Security, Hotel Security, Security Management, Violent Crimes, Inadequate/Negligent Security, Special Event Security, Workplace Violence
Elizabeth Dumbaugh, CPP, is a premises liability and security consultant and testifying expert for THG Consultants, a firm whose consultants have conducted more than 1400 forensic evaluations of premises located in 46 states as well as in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Columbia, South America and Istanbul, Turkey. Elizabeth consults regarding security and safety aspects of commercial property management and conducts security audits for various types of commercial premises, including but not limited to: multi-family housing, resorts, hotels, retail and office space, nightclubs, and convenience stores. She is board-certified in security management, having earned the prestigious designation of Certified Protection Professional (CPP) from ASIS International, where she serves on the ASIS Leadership and Management Practices Council providing global security best practices to ASIS members. She is also a member of the International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPS...
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Dennis Gemberling Perry Group International

San Francisco, California
Hotel & Restaurant Expert Witness, Real Estate Expert Witness - Hospitality Industry, Management, Operations, Maintenance, Upkeep, Safety, Security, Employment, Wages, Harassment, Discrimination, Economic Impact, Income and Profits Issues, Alcohol Service Handling, Food Safety, Sanitation, Construction, Equipment, Standard of Care, Customs and Trade Practices
– Over 35 years experience managing, operating and consulting on full-service, limited-service, extended-stay, all-suite, condo and timeshare hotels and resorts, casual, fine-dining and quick-service restaurants, bars and nightclubs, catering and special event facilities, casinos, and mixed-use real estate. Held prior positions for different owners, operators and chains as Senior Vice President, General Manager, Director of Food & Beverage and Restaurant Unit Manager. – Retained over 400 projects including brands, franchises and independents across the United States, Mexico and Canada. - Earned Certificates in Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management from Cornell University and Receiverships Administration, Procedures, and Law from Loyola Law School – Member of Foodservice Consultants Society International, Forensic Expert Witness Association, and Turnaround Management Association. - Over 10 years as A.M. Best’s “Recommended Expert Services Provider.” - Available All ...
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E. R. Miller, CPM, CIPS, CMC E. Robert Miller & Assoc.

Burlingame, California
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Real Estate Expert Witness - Property management issues for commercial & residential real estate, arbitration, litigation, lease terms, personal injury, security, property management standard of care, due diligence, real estate consulting, real estate damages, real estate litigation, real estate disputes, real estate management
Mr . Miller was the 2004 Northern California Expert Witness Association President. He is recognized as one of the country’s leading authorities on Real Estate Management issues. In his corporate career, Mr. Miller served as Senior Vice President and then as President of a major nationwide real estate firm with approximately 3,000 employees. He was responsible for 321 apartment developments and 82 commercial buildings in 27 states, consisting of 53,000 apartment and condominium units and approximately 14 million square feet of commercial space.
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Mark Mooring, CPP, CHPA

Ventura, California
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Security Training, Security Deployment, Use of Force, Hospital Security, Security Policies and Procedures, Active Shooter
Certified Protection Professional (CPP) Certified HealthCare Protection Administrator (CHPA) Education and work experience specifically in the workplace security, and safety field. Instrumental in developing programs, that are responsive to OSHA, The Joint Commission (TJC), and other legislated or recommended security programs. Los Angeles Police Department 22 years Sergeant II - 17 years Patrol, Metro, Special Investigations, Internal Affairs Developed, and Officer in Charge of, Suspect Search Dogs - K-9 Unit Chief of Protective Services - Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center. (1998-2006) Completely re-designed and implemented a comprehensive security program, which includes all facets of Security Plan Development, Staff Development, Policies, Training, Recruitment, Personnel Management and daily security operations, associated with a large County Hospital. Proper Authorities LLC - Founder (1993-Present) Crime Prevention, Loss Prevention, Safety/Security Assessmen...
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William H. Nesbitt, CPP, Certified CPTED Practitioner Security Management Services International, Inc (SMSI Inc.)

Thousand Oaks, California
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Security, Premises Security, Inadequate Security, Loss Prevention, Workplace Violence, Force, Hospital Security, Lighting, Video Surveillance, CPTED, Crime Prevention, Security system, Parking, Assault, Robbery, Homicide, Sexual Assault., Rape, Theft, Security Guards, Access Control, Liability
Bill Nesbitt, CPP & Certified CPTED Practitioner, is a security professional with a diverse security background. Bill sat for the first CPP Exam, and has kept his certification in force, ever since. Over the years, Bill has made numerous presentation on a wide range of security topics. He is the president of SMSI Inc., an independent security consulting firm. CERTIFICATES: ASIS/The Wharton School: ASIS Program For Security Professionals 2009 Florida Atlantic University, School of Architecture: Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design: Certified CPTED Practitioner As a forensic security expert, Bill has been retained in numerous security cases, such as: Premises Liability (Homicide, Sexual, Assaults, Assault and Battery, Physical Security Design, False Arrest & Imprisonment and negligent hiring. Bill is a fulltime security consultant. He has conducted numerous comprehensive security assessments, including, but not limited to Hospitals, Hotels, Residential Complexes, Sho...
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Dean R. Sobcoviak, CPP, CHPA HSS, Inc.

Sacramento, California
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Hospital and Healthcare Security, Violence in Healthcare, Patient Generated Violence, Aggression Management, Workplace Violence, Violence in Healthcare - Patient Generated Violence, Security Operational Design & Staffing, Security training & Development, Security Management, Emergency Dept. Violence
Dean Sobcoviak – CPP, CHPA is presently the Vice President of Risk Consulting & Training for HSS Inc., an industry leader focused on creating safer environments in the healthcare industry. Sobcoviak is a high-integrity, accomplished industry leader, speaker, author, educator and trainer who understands the dynamics & complexity of securing healthcare environments and is one of the leading subject matter experts on healthcare security & patient generated violence in the nation. Sobcoviak is board certified in security management as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) from ASIS International and a Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (CHPA) from IAHSS. Utilizing is background in law enforcement and over 20 years of executive experience in the healthcare security field, Sobcoviak provides consultation, litigation case review, and expert testimony for all cases related to healthcare security. Specific areas of expertise include negligent security, premises liability, w...
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Lenard Vare, MJM, CJM, PMP Lenard Vare Consulting

Vacaville, California
Law Enf & Criminal Justice Expert Witness, Police Practices & Procedures Expert Witness - Jails, Prisons, Custody, Electronic Monitoring and home detention, Corrections, Law Enforcement, Classification, Use of Force, In-custody Death, Security, Religious Rights, Negligence, Supervision of Inmates, Strip Searches, Suicides, Conditions of Confinement, 1983 Litigation (Jail and Prison)
Lenard Vare has over 27 years of practical experience in inmate management in both jails and prisons in CA and NV. He is a retired prison Warden with the state of Nevada and a recently retired Director of a county jail system in CA. Lenard's expertise is in inmate classification, program design, high-risk inmate transportation, organizational development and training law enforcement and correctional personnel in topics related to inmate management. He has served as a criminal investigator and hostage/crisis negotiator, supervised fugitive recovery teams, conducted internal affairs investigations, and operated community-based correctional facilities. He has also served as criminal justice faculty teaching courses at the undergraduate level at local colleges. He is a certified jail manager and a certified project management professional. Recent cases in which Lenard has been retained as an expert have involved - A jail riot and subsequent staff response resulting in a class action...
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Alan J. Butler, MS, CHPA HSS, Inc.

Denver, Colorado
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Hospital and Healthcare Security, Patient/Visitor Generated Violence, Aggression Management, Healthcare Security Management, Policies and Procedure, Security Training and Development, Healthcare Staffing and Operational Program Design
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Elisa Mula

Westport, Connecticut
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - schools, school safety, foreseeability, facial recognition, alarms, access control, surveillance, parking lots, bars, hotels, concerts, sporting events, apartments, retail, guards, lighting, risk assessments
Security consultant and expert witness. Masters degree in protection management, physical security. Diverse experience with security technology such as access control, facial recognition, and video surveillance. Significant teaching/training experience. Special experience in school security.
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Michael S. D'Angelo, CPP, CSC, CHPA Secure Direction Consulting, LLC

Miami, Florida
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Premises Liability, Negligent Security, Violent Crimes, Workplace Violence, Healthcare Security, Guard Services, Risk Assessment, Hospital Security, Incident Reporting, Security Training, Security Systems Design, Active Shooter
Highly credentialed, Board Certified Expert. Michael S. D'Angelo, is the Principal & Lead Consultant for Secure Direction Consulting, LLC. He provides case review, expert testimony and consultation on security standards and best practices in cases involving premises liability, negligent security, and related civil litigation, with a special focus on healthcare security and workplace violence. D'Angelo has been in the public safety and private security industries for nearly 30 years. He retired as a Police Captain with the South Miami Police Department, having served 23 years In a variety of positions; including supervision and senior management. Upon transitioning to the private sector, he was hired as the corporate security leader for Baptist Health South Florida, where he served as an internal consultant for security and emergency preparedness to six hospitals and a multitude of outpatient facilities. He now provides risk assessments, security plans, guard force planning and...
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Gary L Deel, PhD, JD FC Expert Witness

Kissimmee, Florida
Hotel & Restaurant Expert Witness, Travel & Tourism Expert Witness - Business, Hospitality, Travel, Tourism, Employment, Human Resources, Safety, Security, Resorts, Lodging, Airlines, Cruise Lines, Meetings, Conventions, Conferences
Dr. Gary Deel holds AS Degrees in Hospitality and Culinary Arts from Valencia College, BS and MS Degrees in Hospitality Management from the University of Central Florida (UCF), a JD in Law from Florida A&M University (FAMU), and a PhD in Hotel Administration from the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV). Dr. Deel spent more than 10 years in the hospitality industry. He worked for the Walt Disney World Company in both theme parks and hotels. He worked for Rosen Hotels & Resorts as Guest Relations Manager, Hotel Manager, Investigations Manager, Assistant Security Director, and Sales Manager for the company's hotels. He worked as Operations Manager for Picsolve, Inc., an entertainment company that manages photo operations for more than 350 attractions all around the world. He worked for Merlin Entertainments Group as Head of Operations at the Madame Tussaud’s Interactive Wax Museum. Finally, Dr. Deel also worked as Manager of Security Training and Administration for Wynn Resorts in L...
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Elizabeth J Dumbaugh, CPP THG Consultants

Sarasota, Florida
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Apartment Security, Parking Lots, Parking Garages, Terrorism, Bars/Lounges/Nightclubs, Security Guards, Transportation Security, Hotel Security, Security Management, Violent Crimes, Inadequate/Negligent Security, Special Event Security, Workplace Violence
Elizabeth Dumbaugh, CPP, is a premises liability and security consultant and testifying expert for THG Consultants, a firm whose consultants have conducted more than 1400 forensic evaluations of premises located in 46 states as well as in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Columbia, South America and Istanbul, Turkey. Elizabeth consults regarding security and safety aspects of commercial property management and conducts security audits for various types of commercial premises, including but not limited to: multi-family housing, resorts, hotels, retail and office space, nightclubs, and convenience stores. She is board-certified in security management, having earned the prestigious designation of Certified Protection Professional (CPP) from ASIS International, where she serves on the ASIS Leadership and Management Practices Council providing global security best practices to ASIS members. She is also a member of the International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPS...
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Lance R. Foster, CPP, CSC Security Assoc., Inc.

Clearwater, Florida
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Bank security, murders, rapes, robberies, and assaults in all environments.
Highly qualified and experienced practicing security consultant. Former homicide detective/bank security director/college criminology instructor. Certified as a Protection Professional ( CPP) and Security Consultant (CSC). Trained in the application of Crime Prevention through environmental design. Retained in 250+ premises security cases and court qualified as a security expert in several states. Authored, as the committee chair for the International Association of Professional Security Consultants, the "best practices" (forensic methodology) for security experts in response to Daubert c
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David Levenberg Center Security Services, Inc.

Boca Raton, Florida
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Mall security, shopping center security, retail loss prevention, contract security, negligent security, inadequate security, security training, negligent training, hiring and screening, contract guards,
FOR OVER THREE DECADES MR. LEVENBERG HAS MANAGED AND PARTICIPATED IN THE DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF LOSS PREVENTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY PROGRAMS IN BOTH RETAIL AND SHOPPING CENTER PROPERTIES NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY. AS PRESIDENT OF CENTER SECURITY SERVICES, HE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR GUIDING HIS CLIENTS THROUGH THE SOMETIMES COMPLEX WORLD OF RISK MITIGATION, REPUTATION MANAGEMENT, AND OPERATIONAL STABILITY AND LITIGATION SUPPORT. PRIOR TO FOUNDING CSS, HE WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PUBLIC SAFETY, LOSS PREVENTION AND EMERGENCY PLANNING PROGRAMS FOR OVER 300 REGIONAL AND SUPER REGIONAL SHOPPING CENTERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY WHILE SERVING AS VICE PRESIDENT OF SECURITY FOR GENERAL GROWTH PROPERTIES AND MACERICH . PRIOR TO HIS TIME IN THE SHOPPING CENTER INDUSTRY HE HELD A NUMBER OF FIELD AND CORPORATE LOSS PREVENTION POSITIONS FOR SEARS AND TARGET STORES. HIS INTERNATIONAL CONSULTING HAS TAKEN HIM TO BRAZIL, CHILE, ECUADOR, EUROPE AND MEXICO TO DATE. MR. LEVENBERG HAS BEEN A FREQUEN...
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William S. Marcisz, JD, CPP, CHPA Strategic Security Management Consulting, Inc.

Orlando, Florida
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Hospital & Healthcare Security, Negligent Security, Workplace Violence, Mall-Retail-Store Security, Hotel & Hospitality Security, Apartment Buildings & Office Security, Parking Lots-Garage Security, Violent Crimes, Casino Security, Restaurants/Bars & Nightclubs, College Campuses and Church Security.
William S. Marcisz ("Bill"), is President & Chief Consultant for Strategic Security Management Consulting, Inc., providing litigation support to both Plaintiffs and Defense clients including: Case Review & Assessment, Affidavits, Expert Testimony, Investigations and Forensic Consultation on standards of care and best practices in matters pertaining to Premises Liability, Negligent Security, Security Use of Force, and related Civil Litigation with an emphasis on Hospital/Healthcare Security and Workplace Violence. Mr. Marcisz has 37 years of combined private security and complex litigation experience. Mr. Marcisz has served as Executive Director of Security and Internal Security Consultant for one of the largest Healthcare Systems in the United States. Security Programs under Bill’s leadership have attained national recognition, including: Security Program of Distinction from the International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety (IAHSS), a Top Ten Ranking in Security Magaz...
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Howard B. Wood

Tallahassee, Florida
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Apartment Complex Security, Hotel Security, Bank Security, Office Building Security, Bars Security, Parking Lot/Garage Security, Building Security, Restaurant Security, Cruise Liners/Ports Security, Shopping Mall Security, Security Guards, 27 + years US secret service, 100 + security surveys
Mr. Howard B. Wood, was an agent for over 27 years with the United States Secret Service and has worked nine years in the private sector. He is qualified as a forensic security consultant and expert witness in negligent security cases. Mr. Wood is a member of the following associations: • American Society for Industrial Security • Association of Former Special Agents of the U.S. Secret Service • Illumination Engineering Society of North America • National Associates of Legal Investigators
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Michael Hodge

Newman, Georgia
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Crime Foreseeability; liability, causation, standards of care, security policies and procedures; guard force management; physical security, workplace violence; and negligent hiring and retention.
Experienced in testifying at Trial and Deposition across the United States. Retired U.S. Secret Service, Fortune Corporate Security Director, Past Chairman ASIS Crime and Loss Prevention Council, College Professor, Board Certified in Security Management, Certified Facility Security Officer, and Certified Law Enforcement Trainer.
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R. Leslie Nichols, RA, CPP, MSSA R.L. Nichols & Associates, LLC

LaGrange, Georgia
School Safety Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Protection of children, schools, out-of-school program, religious organizations, camps and sports, child sexual abuse, bullying, abduction, weapons and terrorism, injuries, facility and site security, CPTED.
Mr. Nichols is an expert in developing child protection programs for youth-serving organizations and out-of-school time programs. For 22 years he served as the lead youth safety and facility expert for Boys & Girls Clubs of America, an organization serving 4 million youth at over 4,000 sites in 50 states, domestic and overseas military bases, university campuses, tribal lands, camps, housing projects, parks and recreation facilities, community centers, churches and schools. His expertise includes strategies to prevent harm from sexual abuse, bullying, abduction, drowning, vehicles, technology and other injuries. He has written, lectured and consulted widely on developing effective policies, screening, training, supervision, governance, internal reporting, safe facility design, maintenance, hazard mitigation and emergency response planning. He has conducted thousands of safety consultations for organizations across the United States and in Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, Germany, I...
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John Villines, MS, ICPS, CPP, PCI, PSP John C. Villines, LLC

Cleveland, Georgia
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Crime Prevention, Security, Premises Liability, Mall Security, Crime Foreseeability, Training, Security Procedures, Investigation, Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice, Parking Lots, Hotel/Motel, Security Services
John Villines has dedicated his adult life to security, investigations and crime prevention, having been retained in hundreds of cases since 1982 - testifying in cases as an expert in security management and crime prevention. He has maintained a company license (Security and Investigations) in Georgia for approximately 25 years. Academics: • BS in Urban Studies - field of concentration in criminal justice; • MS in Security Management; and • Post-grad course work in Statistics (Harvard) Designations: • ASIS International Board Certifications o CPP: Certified Protection Professional (Security Management) o PCI: Professional Certified Investigator (Investigations) o PSP: Physical Security Professional (Physical Security) • International Crime Prevention Specialist (ICPS) - International Society of Crime Prevention Practitioners • National Crime Prevention Specialist (NCPS, Level II; Advanced Certification) - National Crime Prevention Association Appointed by Governo...
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James McMahon, CPP, CISSP McMahon & Associates

Eagle, Idaho
Law Enf & Criminal Justice Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Intellectual Property, Physical /Personal/ Information/Network Security, Criminal Investigations, POLICE, CCTV, Computer Forensics, evidence collection, Standard of Care, Training, Fraud, Premises liability, force
CPP (Certified Protection Professional) # 172947/8564 12-31-2020 by the American Society of Industrial Security International CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) #304827 12-31-2020 by (ISC)2 The Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc National Association of Corporate Directors, Leadership Fellow Honorably retired US Navy Reserve veteran, Intel Officer, Commanding Officer, Executive Officer,Leader. Accomplished professional with comprehensive international investigative skills, information security, and regulatory compliance background and success in achieving and exceeding organizational goals and objectives. Set goals, priorities, manage resources and develop safety plans. Leads by supporting team members, train &expand their capabilities to develop \individuals. Successful multiple international projects. Research & evaluate industry trends, using findings to design & execute strategies. Excels at interacting with broad population...
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Eric C. Puype, Esq., CPP, PCI Aegis Expert Witness Services, LLC

Boise, Idaho
Security Expert Witness - Cybersecurity, Physical Security, and Infrastructure Protection
Dedicated security professional with 22 years of security, intelligence, and critical infrastructure protection experience; providing specialized forensic security consulting services to attorneys and law firms. I provide investigations, evaluations, education, and testimonial services on all matters related to cybersecurity, physical security, and infrastructure protection. I am a decorated combat veteran who served in hostile work environments to deliver positive results while given short timelines and limited direction. I also am a licensed attorney who understands the law, legal system, and the unique needs of attorneys and law firms. I possess professional certifications in security and investigations from ASIS International.
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Kevin F. Gotham, Ph.D., CPP Investigative Criminology Security Consulting (ICSC), LLC

New Orleans, Louisiana
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Crime Foreseeability, Standards of Care, Proximate Causation Analysis, Negligent Hiring and Retention and Training, Police and Corrections Practices, Workplace Violence, Wrongful Conviction, CPTED, Environmental Criminology, Security - Apartments, Parking, Hotels, Shopping Malls, Bars/Taverns
Security, Premises Liability - Knowledge, Skill, Experience, Training, Education: • Ph.D. in Sociology (1997, University of Kansas) • Board Certified in Security Management (Certified Protection Professional (CPP) by American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS) International • Over 20 years of university teaching experience • Over 10 years of experience in information security/asset protection via member of Tulane University Social-Behavioral Institutional Review Board (IRB) • Author of over 100 peer-reviewed academic publications and book chapters • Author of five books including Practicing Forensic Criminology (Academic Press, 2019) • Former National Science Foundation (NSF) Program Officer (2006-2008) • Recipient of $2 million in NSF funding to support research activities
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Gerard Busnuk, MPA Roland Park Security Consulting

Baltimore, Maryland
Security Expert Witness, Police Practices & Procedures Expert Witness - police, law of arrest, use of force, police procedures, security officers, premises liability, bars/nightclubs, apartments, shopping centers, religious institiutions.
Jerry "Buz" Busnuk, has been involved with police and security work for more than 30 years. He retired at the rank of Captain from the Baltimore Police Department after more than 29 years of service. He is an expert in police work. Since his retirement he has worked for a local Business Improvement District as director of field operations, managing community safety and sanitation programs. He also has worked at the Maryland Institute College of Art, and the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in supervisory security positions. He has become an independent security consultant and was previously certified as a CPP certified protection professional, the gold standard in security management. He has consulted with nonprofits, including a charter school, a church and the Muslim community, as well a medium manufacturing/distribution company, and a high rise for the elderly. He has seen security from a number of perspectives. As part of his practice he engages in expert witness consulti...
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Norman D Bates, Esq. Liability Consultants, Inc.

Hudson, Massachusetts
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Negligent/Inadequate Security, Workplace Violence, Security Management Consulting, Negligent Hiring and Retention and Training, Use of Force
Norman D. Bates, Esq., President and founder of Liability Consultants, Inc., is a nationally-recognized expert in security and the law. For over thirty years, he has been providing security management consulting services to private industry as well as court-certified expert witness services nationwide to both plaintiff and defense firms in civil cases regarding inadequate security, negligent hiring or training, and workplace violence. Mr. Bates regularly presents seminars on civil liability issues and has authored numerous articles and books on the subject. Mr. Bates recently co-authored a publication on “The Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse in Youth-Serving Organizations” published by the national Center for Victims of Crime and the National Crime Prevention Council. BIOGRAPHY OF NORMAN D. BATES, ESQ. Formerly, Mr. Bates was an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at Northeastern University in Boston and Director of Security and Legal Counsel to the Saunders Hotel Corporation....
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Christopher R. Lanni, CPP, AMS, CMCA Secure Residential Services LLC

Concord, Massachusetts
Real Estate Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Condominiums, Technology, Residential, Apartments, Assessments, Safety, Homeowner Associations, Premise Liability, Risk Management, Cooperatives, Policy/Procedure, Operations
Christopher R. Lanni is a seasoned security management and risk advisor with over 30 years of experience. During the past 20 years, he has focused on assessing and identifying security risks, developing and implementing security-related programs, and assessing the use and deployment of related technologies to address those risks in residential communities and property management. Mr. Lanni is the President and Founder of Secure Residential Services, LLC, an independent consulting firm. He has been affiliated with Barkan Management for 20 years during which time he has served as the Director of Security and Resident Services at Harbor Towers in Boston and the Towers of Chestnut Hill in Newton, MA. Mr. Lanni is currently serving as Barkan’s internal Security & Risk Advisor providing services to a portfolio of over 150 properties and numerous projects under development. Mr. Lanni obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Northeastern University with a concen...
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Steven T Baker, CPP, PSP, PCI VTI Associates

Las Vegas, Nevada
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Use of force, arrest and control, shootings, firearms, nightclubs, bars, alcohol management, hotels, casinos, apartments, shopping centers, premise liability, security procedures, training , inadequate security, crime foreseeability, security training, handcuffing, pepper spray, handcuffing, baton
VTI Associates has offices in Las Vegas, NV and San Antonio, TX. Steve is President of VTI Associates and has over 30 years of experience providing security, training, and investigative services. Steve has a Master of Science Degree in Security Administration from the University of Detroit, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Lake Superior State University, and an Associate of Science Degree in Business from Lansing Community College. While enrolled in the Public Affairs-Workforce Development and Organizational Leadership Doctoral program at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas Steve accumulated 50 post-master’s credits in research methods, criminology, education, and hospitality. Steve has earned three board certifications, first in Security Management as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP), second, in Physical Security as a Physical Security Professional (PSP), and a third in Investigations as a Professional Certified Investigator (PCI), all granted by AS...
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Charles H. Barry, CSP Charles H. Barry and Associates, LLC

Las Vegas, Nevada
Gaming & Gambling Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Premises Liability, Casino Surveillance, Casino Security, Inadequate Security, Hotel Security, Corporate Investigations, Investigations-Criminal Matters, Investigations-Civil Matters, Compliance Investigations, Due Diligence Investigations, International Investigations, Gaming Regulatory Compliance
Charles H. Barry is the managing member of Charles H. Barry and Associates LLC. He has over 30 years of experience in casino security and surveillance operations. In addition to his consulting services, he has served in senior management positions with four publicly traded casino and hotel corporations. As the senior security executive, he was responsible for developing, implementing and managing corporate security, guest and premises security programs for multiple property operations, including CCTV surveillance and security systems. He has consulted on domestic and international investigations and security matters. Investigations included, but were not limited to, compliance investigations of individuals, corporations and companies, violations of local, state and federal laws, violations of gaming regulatory compliance, and civil matters. He has conducted operational audits of gaming security and casino surveillance operations and assisted clients with installation of CCTV survei...
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Jeffrey D. Zwirn, CPP, CFPS, CFE, SET, FASI&T, CHPA-IV, MBAT, President IDS Research & Development, Incorporated

Tenafly, New Jersey
Fire Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Burglar Alarm, Alarm System, Security System, Alarm & Security, Central Station, Telephone Line Security, Fire Alarm, Smoke Detection, Carbon Monoxide, Panic & Holdup, Physical Security, Access Control, Video Surveillance Systems, Manufacturer Specifications, UL & NFPA Standards, Industry Standards.
A Master Alarm Technician, Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Board Certified in Security Management, Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Senior Engineering Technician, Level IV Certified (SET) in Fire Protection Engineering Technology/Fire Alarm Systems, Certificate Number 111275 from NICET, Level I and II Certified Engineering Technician, Fire Protection Engineering Technology/Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems (FASI&T) from NICET, Certified Homeland Security Protection Associate Level IV (CHPA-IV)by The National Sheriffs’ Association in partnership with The Global Society of Homeland and National Security Professionals. Appointed and Serves on twenty-two (UL) Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. Standard Technical Panels (STP) and is a former Principal Technical Committee Panel Member, Appointed by NFPA 72®, in the Special Expert Category, for The National Fire Alarm Code And The National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code. As an ac...
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Carl M Berkowitz, PhD, PE, AICP

Moriches, New York
Slip Trip & Fall Expert Witness, Transportation Expert Witness - Railroad Accidents, Human Factors, Safety, Security, Bus Accidents, Railroad Grade Crossing, Elevators & Escalators, OSHA, Workplace Safety, FELA, Accident Reconstruction, Traffic Engineering, Subway/Light Rail, Passenger Accidents, Bicycle Accidents, Traffic Control (MUTCD), Pedestrian Accidents
Carl Berkowitz, Ph.D., PE, AICP is a transportation and traffic engineering expert and serves as a litigation consultant. He is frequently consulted at the initial stages of a potential litigation for impartial input that can make the crucial difference between success and failure. He can assess the technical merits of a case and advise the client if the action is worth pursuing. He has the background and experience to explain complex issues in layman terms, suggest strategies, investigate and uncover facts, perform literature reviews and research, prepare reports and safety evaluations. His primary practice areas are: pedestrians, passengers, operators, bicyclists, public transportation, passenger terminals, urban rail (subway), commuter and intercity rail, transit and intercity bus, school bus, passenger ferries, urban light-rail, people-movers, escalators, stairs, ramps, elevators, walking areas, platforms and stations, railroad crossings and right-of-way trespass, train/bus oper...
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James H. Clark, CPP Clark Security Group, LLC

Rocky River, Ohio
Security Expert Witness - College Security, Library Security, Museum Security, Healthcare Security, Multi Family Residential Security, Security Practitioner, University Security, Premises Liability, Guard Force, Security Policies
Former Police Detective, Bank Protection and Corporate Security, Policy Development and Strategic Security Planning, active practitioner and active participants in security industry standards and best practices
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Richard D. Morman, CPP, CSSP, PPS Concentric Risk Solutions LLC

Columbus, Ohio
Security Expert Witness, Police Practices & Procedures Expert Witness - Inadequate or wrongful security, wrongful law enforcement act, Higher Education Safety and Security, Sports Event & Venue Security, Special Event Security, Executive Protection, Work Place Violence, Higher Education Law Enforcement, Threat Assessment Teams,
Richard Morman is a career Public Safety veteran. He served with The Ohio State University Police Division for over 29 years, retiring as the Deputy Chief of Police, a position he held for 10 years. He has been involved in all facets of law enforcement, including management and supervision, having a total of twenty two years in supervision and management. In 2010 he was selected as The Ohio State University Department of Public Safety Employee of the Year. Richard holds three professional certifications, Certified Protection Professional (CPP) designation from ASIS, Certified Sports Security Professional (CSSP) as designated by the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4), and certified Personal Protection Specialist (PPS) as designated by the Executive Protection Institute. Richard has vast sports and special event security planning and management experience, he is considered a subject matter expert in celebratory rioting, crowd control, sports and specia...
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The TASA Group, Inc., Expert Referral Over 10,000 Categories of Technical and Medical Experts

Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
Expert Witness Referral Expert Witness - Accounting, Automotive, Biomechanics, Computers, Construction, Employment, Engineering, Intellectual Property, Medical, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Safety, Security. All relevant advanced degrees. Experts available locally and nationally.
The TASA Group's skilled referral advisors match your criteria with topflight local, regional, & national independent consulting and testifying experts. We offer over 11,000 expertise categories, including 1000+ medical specialties. TASA provides targeted referrals, forwards resumes, and arranges your initial expert phone interviews. Save valuable time. **You can also request one of our indispensable expert background research products: the Challenge History Report 2.0, which details the challenges to an expert's testimony or credentials; the Professional Sanction Search, which relays sanctions brought against experts by their professional associations and licensing boards; and the Expert Witness Profiler, the most comprehensive background report available, that includes references on social media, memberships, publications, education, challenged testimony, and much more. **The TASA Group also offers free expert witness-led webinars (CLE-eligible in certain states) relevant to you...
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William J. Birks, Jr., CPP, CSC, CHS-III William J. Birks, Jr. & Associates

West Chester, Pennsylvania
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Security guard operation/performance, Bars/nightclubs, Retail/Malls, Restaurants, Parking facilities, Garages, Hotel/Motel, Apartment buildings, Warehouses, Gaming/Casinos, Alarm Systems/Schedules of Protection. Crime Foreseeability, Crowd control. Murders, Wrongful Death, Rapes, Assaults
William J. Birks Jr. & Associates, LLC, is an independent security consultancy practice dedicated to delivering objective and quality results to clients operating in Business, Industry and Law firm environments. We provide an assortment of forensic and security management consulting services on a nationwide basis. We assist both Plaintiff and Defense bars with litigation support and expert witness services in the areas of Premises Liability, Security Adequacy, Negligent Security and Crime Foreseeability. Principal William Birks is certified, by examination, in security management (CPP) and has been since 1985. He has over 38 years of experience as a security professional and he is a certified security consultant (CSC) by examination through the IAPSC.
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R. Paul McCauley, PhD, FACFE

Indiana, Pennsylvania
Security Expert Witness, Police Practices & Procedures Expert Witness - Jails, Premise Liability, Crime, Force, Law Enforcement, Malls, Criminal Justice, False Arrest, Pursuits, Detention, Lock up, Hospitals
Former Police training officer, international security manager and university senior professor. Certified police instructor in three states, ten year full time member of the faculties of the National Crime Prevention Institute and Southern Police Institute. British Home Office trained American police detective, served as advisor to three national congressional/presidential commissions.
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James A Francis, CPP, CFSO LFJ Consulting Services, LLC

Round Rock, Texas
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Physical Security, Emergency Preparedness, Intellectual Property Protection, Risk Assessments, Security Systems, Evacuation Planning, Guard Force Management & Training, Use of Force, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, Security Policies & Procedures, Security Awareness Training
Mr. Francis provides leadership to LFJ Consulting Services on its broad range of offerings in the areas of expert services, litigation support, security and crisis management. LFJ was established to serve Fortune 500 companies, law firms, schools, commercial real estate, governments and the security community. Mr. Francis has consulted on projects ranging from protecting infants in a neo-natal clinic to developing counterterrorism strategies with NYPD and other US government agencies. His focus in recent years has been to simplify organizational crisis management and assist clients in effectively establishing and training a Crisis Management Team. Mr. Francis' extensive experience in the security profession spans both government and industry. He has over 35 years of diverse experience in the areas of audio countermeasures, facility vulnerability analysis, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED), distinguished person protection, counter-terrorism, high-threat env...
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Stephen Melia S. Melia Consulting, LLC

Roanoke, Texas
Safety Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Retail safety, retail security, premises liability, slip and fall accidents, trip and fall accidents, retail safety policy, false arrest, retail falling merchandise accidents, negligent security claims, workplace violence, parking lot security, bodily injury claims
Stephen Melia has over 35 years of experience in safety and security management. He spent over 31 years of his career with Walmart Stores, Inc. where he led positive change within the safety and security field by directing and guiding teams to achieve initiatives that further benefited the productivity and reputation of the business. Stephen continued his career as security director for one of the largest churches in the nation affording him the opportunity to lead the armed security team and establish policy and procedure designed to improve safety and security initiatives. In 2015, Stephen Melia established S. Melia Consulting, LLC. As an expert witness, he is conveniently located in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area to service your needs nationwide. Stephen provides attorneys with professional reports, evidence reviews, depositions and court testimony that support his fact-based analysis and conclusions. ​His working knowledge concerning operations and procedures are considered s...
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Lyle R. Rhodes, CPA The Ramaro Group Ltd.

Kingwood, Texas
Investigation Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Security Management, International, Global, International Business Development, Risk Management, Military, Foreign Language Capability, Industrial Security, Risk Assessment, Intelligence, Project Management, Oil and Gas
Lyle (Ray) Rhodes, President of The Ramaro Group, Ltd, has spent over fifty years engaged in both U.S. Government and corporate security. His experience is extensive and has spanned the globe. Ray served almost 25 years in the US Army as an Infantry and Military Intelligence officer. He then served as a security executive with ExxonMobil for 16 years with both domestic and international responsibilities. The Ramaro Group, Ltd. is a global security management and international business development company. Its primary focus is the provision of security management services and the reduction of client risk in foreign countries.
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Dr. Eric Cole, CISSP Secure Anchor Consulting

Ashburn, Virginia
Computers Expert Witness, Cybersecurity Expert Witness - Computer Forensics, Computer Investigations, Computer Security, Cyber Breach, Information Technology, Intellectual Property, Loss Prevention, Network Security, Security, Security Management, Security Negligence, Technology,
A computer and cybersecurity expert witness with over 30 years of hands-on experience, Dr. Cole is an expert witness in information technology with a focus on cybersecurity. Dr. Cole works on a wide range of cases, including IP litigation (IPR, PGR, infringement, invalidity, damages), criminal and civil cases including gross negligence, SEC litigation, and cybersecurity breaches. He has taught at the SANS Institute, Georgetown University, NY Institute of Technology, and has been a guest lecturer at Purdue, MIT, Harvard, and Berkeley. He has his certification in CISSP and created the GIAC certification programs and exams. He served as a member of the Commission on Cybersecurity for the 44th President and is a member of several advisory boards such as the Purdue University Executive Advisory Board. While working for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Dr. Cole received six exceptional performance awards, and has received the Cyber Wingman award from the U.S. Air Force. Dr. Cole...
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Michael J. Canaan, CPP, CFLC Trident Investigative Service, Inc.

Kent, Washington
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Premises Liability, Security, Training, Supervision, Use of Force, Bar, Night Club, Negligence, Foreseeability, Investigation, Due Diligence, Employment Screening, Background, Surveillance, Privacy, Investigations, Executive Protection, Narcotic Canine, Workplace, Violence, Alarm, Burglar, Camera
Michael J. Canaan, CPP CFLC is a FORENSIC SECURITY PREMISES LIABILITY EXPERT. Areas of expertise include, but are not limited to: SECURITY: inadequate security, supervision, and training; negligent hiring and retention; use-of-force; crime prevention; foreseeability; security policies and procedures. DETECTION CANINE: deployment; training. INVESTIGATIONS: internal investigations and employee misconduct; due diligence, stalking, and threat assessment; targeted violence mitigation and violence risk management; surveillance; fraud. Mr. Canaan has conducted security assessments throughout North America, and in several Central and South American countries for individuals and corporations in manufacturing, distribution, food processing, corporate and educational campuses, estates, large venue events, and religious facilities. In June 1997, the American Society for Industrial Security awarded Mr. Canaan the security profession's highest recognition of practitioners, the Certified Pr...
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Marjean K. Pountain, CPM Pountain Partners, LLC

Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
Management Expert Witness, Real Estate Expert Witness - Slip, Trip & Fall, Property Management, Litigation Support, Landlord/Tenant, Property Maintenance, Security, Standards of Care, Premises Liability, Condominium Management/Maintenance, Senior Housing, Commercial Real Estate, Fair Housing, Real Estate Ethics
Pountain Partners provides expert witness testimonies for attorneys and real estate developers. Services include market studies, feasibility analysis, deposition, mediation, arbitration, litigation support and trial testimony. We have the knowledge and experience as to the standards of real estate management and all landlord/tenant issues. Pountain Partners will review the documentation, do the research, offer opinions and provide written reports as to what are customary and reasonable standards of care. Topics Pountain Partners excels in include: Property Management Safety Regulations Tenant and Landlord Rights Standards of Care Premises Liability Slips, Trips and Falls Security and Lighting Negligence in Hiring, Supervision, and On-site Practices Landlord Tenant and Vendor Disputes Property Maintenance Best Practices and Responsibilities Security Deposits Common Area Maintenance Charges (CAM) Fair Housing Ethics HUD Housing (Section 8) Tax Credit Housing (Section 42)
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