Arbitrator/Mediator/DRB Member/Claims Consultant/Expert Witness
Certified Forensic Claims Consultant by AACE, Int. providing Contract Claims Evaluation and Preparation, Damage Analysis, Delay and Disruption Evaluations, CPM Schedule Analysis, Contract Interpretation, Evaluation of Project Procedures, Differing site Conditions, Defective plans, As-equal, Changes, Site Access, Expert Testimony, and Dispute Avoidance/ Resolution on Public and Private Projects.
Juris Doctor with honors, George Washington University, 1975
M.S. in Engineering, University of Washington, 1971
B.A. in Mathematics, magna cum laude, University of Utah, 1969
Residential, Industrial, airports, high rise buildings, heavy engineering and civil work, treatment plants, highways, dams, power lines, power plants, public projects, shopping centers, tenant build-outs, pipelines, sports arenas, bridge work, housing, condominium developments and conversions, casinos, court houses, prisons, government office buildings, hospitals, auto plants, airports, and water and sewer.
Arbitrator (1985 to Present) Arbitrator in cases involving federal and private, military, commercial, residential, and industrial projects.
DRBs (2000 to Present) DRB member on 3 member and single member panels.
Private Law Practice (1975 to 2000) Litigated and arbitrated construction contract disputes. Counseled contractors on performance issues. Prepared contract forms.
Contracting Officer for CIA (1973 to 1974)
Member of the Colorado, Utah, and California bars. Past member D.C. and Virginia bars. Married. Father of four. Eagle Scout.
RECENT SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS
04/2015 "Contracts, Claims, and Dispute Resolution" US DOT
10/2014 "Prevent Cost Overruns By Avoiding the Unexpected" Utah DOT
08/2014 "Prevent Cost Overruns By Avoiding the Unexpected" Utah DFCM
05/2014 "Construction Scheduling and Productivity Damages," AACE, Int.
05/2013 "Construction Scheduling and Productivity Damages," Utah Bar Association
08/2010 "Construction Damages," Colorado Bar Association.
10/2009 "Damages," Utah Bar Association.
10/2007 "Construction Claim Issues," The Industrial Company.
08/2006 "Trick, Traps And Ploys Used in Construction Scheduling in Colorado," Lorman.
08/2006 "Legal Issues Relevant To Scheduling and Recovery Of Delay Damages," Lorman.
06/2005 "Construction Delay Claims in Colorado: Litigating A Major Delay And Impact Claim," Co- authored with William Schwartzkopf, Lorman .
06/2004 "Construction Delay Claims In Colorado: Legal Battlegrounds," Lorman.
07/2003 "Construction Contracting For Public Projects in Idaho: Claims and Damages."
05/2003 "Construction Contracts, Architect Contracts, and Construction Admin., UMAA
02/2003 "Elements Of A Delay And Impact Claim," Lorman.
02/2003 "Loss of Productivity And Acceleration," Lorman.
06/2001 "Construction Claims In Utah: Expert Support and Ethics," Lorman.
12/2000 "Construction Contracting For Public Entitles In Utah: Claims, Causes, and Damages,"
Authored the following published articles (In addition to Seminar Manuals):