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Primary Area of Expertise

Architecture

Expert Witness Profile

Mr. DiNicola has over thirty five 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 Construction Defects on all roof, types, and Roof leaks.

BUILDING ENVELOPE: Water Intrusion from: Windows, Glazing, Siding and Veneers. Stucco and EFFIS. Design and Construction Defects of Brick, Stone, Cast Stone, Cultured Stone, Terra Cotta, Stucco and EFIS.

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. Remedial Design for ADA, Texas Accessibility Standards and Fair Housing Design Violations.

ARCHITECTURE: Full service architecture from design to move in. Post construction architectural services.

Education & Licenses

BSED, Bachelor of Architecture, Masters of Architecture; Licensed Real Estate Broker (TX); Registered Interior Designer (TX); Registered Accessibility Specialist (TX); NCARB Certified; Registered Architect: AL, AZ, AR, CO, CT, FL, GA, IL, KS, LA, MI, MO, MS, NJ, NM, NE, NV, NY, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA, and WV.