Expert Services--Litigation Support


Retained as expert witness by Mr. Dana Swan, partner, Chapman, Lewis & Swan, Clarksdale, MS.  Case involved erosion of a stream channel bank and attendant damage to client’s property following work on the channel by a real estate developer.  Following my deposition, developer settled outside of court.


Consultant to Village of Taylor, MS.  Provided an examination of runoff, storm drainage, erosion and sedimentation issues surrounding design of the Main Street Taylor Development.  Acted as consultant at request of Freeland and Freeland law firm, Oxford, MS.


Retained as an expert consultant and potential expert witness by Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP Sacramento, California, counsel to Robert Mori and Robert Mori II in the case of Mori II v. Baroni, et al. I was never called upon to serve.


Retained as an expert witness by Daniel, Coker, Horton & Bell, Oxford, MS. Case (Crockett et al. v. City of Saltillo, MS) involved flooding of a subdivision.  I prepared a preliminary report and a work plan for more detailed analysis.  Case was settled out of court.


Retained as an expert witness by Daniel, Coker, Horton & Bell, P. A, Oxford, MS. Case (Kmart Corporation v. City of Corinth, MS. et al.) involved flooding of a retail shopping center. I assessed the evidence in the case and critiqued analysis and report by plaintiff’s expert. Case was settled out of court.


Retained as an expert by Wheeler and Howorth, landowners adjacent to Shaw Place, an antebellum home surrounded by 5 acres inside the City of Oxford, MS. Provided a written report and testimony before the City Planning Commission regarding effects of development on runoff and erosion. Case settled prior to litigation.


Retained as an expert by Lafayette Civic Center in pre-litigation examination of erosion and sedimentation impacts on small lake related to adjacent earthmoving activities. Matter is pending.


Retained as an expert by Willoughby and Hoefer, P. A., Columbia, SC. Case (Snyder et al. v. SCE&G) involves assignment of responsibility for extensive flooding of residential areas during high flow events associated with Hurricane Joaquin in October 2015. Matter is pending.


Retained as an expert by Baker Hostetler, LLP Los Angeles, CA. Addressed concerns raised by USEPA regarding a riparian Superfund site by performing a qualitative geomorphic assessment of lateral channel stability of San Jacinto River, Texas. Matter is pending.