Expert Witness & Litigation Support Services


Steven’s 35+ years of experience throughout California, the United States, and Canada has provided a broad understanding of real estate operations, standards, and practices.  He has spent a significant amount of time assisting the legal community as an expert and is a current member of the Forensic Expert Witness Association.  His exposure to commercial/retail, residential /multifamily and mixed-use assets has further enhanced his knowledge of the real estate business and honed his skills.  As a leader in the industry, Steven has endeavored to stay involved in the ever-changing business of real estate through the continuation of his consulting activities and his on-going association with a variety of industry organizations to ensure he remains current on policies, regulations, and technologies.  

Steven is well prepared to take on the responsibilities and challenges of his work as a real estate expert witness.  During the past 17 years, he has been involved in well over 150 cases, has provided testimony at deposition over 100 times and has been to trial and arbitration on behalf of both Plaintiff and Defendant.  The list of his engagements includes:

  • Standard of Care Issues
  • Personal Injury Matters
  • Partnership Conflicts
  • Tenant-In-Common (TIC)/1031 Exchange Assessments
  • Security/Life-Safety Issues
  • Lease Compliance Issues
  • Environmental Matters
  • Habitability
  • Landlord / Tenant Disputes
  • Fiduciary Duty Issues
  • Property Inspections
  • Contractor Defects and Disputes
  • Premises Liability
  • Real Estate Broker Duties
  • Rent Control Compliance/Violations


*Steven’s diverse background as a real estate executive, consultant, Owner and expert witness would lend itself well to the role of a Court-appointed Receiver which he would be pleased to discuss.

*CV and Engagement Letter Available Upon Request

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