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Expert Witness Services

AVAILABLE IN OREGON, WASHINGTON, CALIFORNIA, NEVADA & ARIZONA

Bicksler and Associates has provided expert witness services in a mulitude of cases, including those concerning condominiums, townhomes, common interest subdivisions, expert testimony on budgets, reserves, management and standards of care.

CASE CATEGORY:
BOARD OF DIRECTORS – STANDARD OF CARE
  • Retained by defendant, through Shahab E. Fotouhi of Bledsoe Cathcart, Diestel, Livingston & Pedersen, a San Francisco law firm.  Case entitled Clark vs. Fried, et al. My scope of work is to review the Association's overall management practices, including budget and reserve preparation.  My deposition was taken once.  The case settled prior to trial.

  • Retained by defendant through Kimberly A. Shields of Murphy Pearson Bradley & Feeney a San Francisco law firm. Case entitled Chen vs. Summitpointe Homeowners Association. County of Santa Clara. My scope of work was to prepare an opinion on the standard of care of the management company and a Board of Directors on a variety of operational issues. My deposition was taken once. The case settled prior to trial.

  • Retained by defendant, through Roy Girard of Wagner, Kirkman & Blaine, a Sacramento law firm.  Case entitled Marbro vs. Sacramento Sutter.  My scope of work is to opine upon the adequacy of the defendant's Reserve Analysis and the standard of care of a condominium Board of Directors. The case settled prior to trial.

  • Retained by defendant through David Miller of Nevin & Hall, an Oakland law firm. Case entitled Stonehedge Community Association vs. Leisure Capitol '85, et al. Superior Court, Sacramento. My scope of work is to opine upon the adequacy of the defendant's Reserve Analysis and the standard of care of a condominium Board of Directors.  The case settled prior to trial.

  • Retained by defendant through Donald L. Sullivan of Clapp, Moroney, Bellagamba, Davis & Vucinich, a Daly City law firm.  Case entitled Camp Capitola vs. Anderson, et al.  Superior Court, County of Santa Cruz.  My scope of work was to analyze the management, maintenance and financial forecasting of the previous Boards of Directors of this Association.  The case settled prior to trial.

  • Retained by defendant through Jeffery Nevin, a San Francisco attorney. Case entitled Robert Hartwick v. Woodside Association, County of Sacramento. My scope of work encompassed the relationship between a Board of Directors, its management company, and the management company’s employees, as well as certain aspects of maintenance responsibilities. The case settled prior to trial.

  • Retained by defendant, through Shahab E. Fotouhi of Bledsoe Cathcart, Diestel, Livingston & Pedersen, a San Francisco law firm. Case entitled Clark vs. Fried, et al. My scope of work is to review the Association's overall management practices, including budget and reserve preparation.  My deposition was taken once.  The case settled prior to trial.

  • Retained by defendant jointly through Ralph Mendell of Campbell, Warburton, Fitzsimmons, Smith, Mendell & Pastore and David Rollo of Glaspy & Glaspy, both San Jose law firms.  Case entitled Murthi vs. Bernal Grove Homeowners Association. Superior Court, County of Santa Clara.  The scope of work includes preparing an opinion on the standard of care of the Board of the Directors and the management company, regarding maintenance and financial issues.  My deposition was taken once.  The case settled prior to trial.

  • Retained by defendant through Kelly Levy of Nevin & Hall, an Oakland law firm. Case entitled Hamlett vs. Sunpointe HOA.  My scope of work is to opine on rules enforcement at a condominium association. The case settled prior to trial.

  • Retained by defendant through Jeffery Nevin of Nevin Levy LLP, a Walnut Creek law firm. Case entitled Nancy Mattingly vs. 39 Dashiell Hammett HOA. Superior Court, County of San Francisco. My scope of work is to prepare an opinion on the Association’s overall operational practices and in particular their maintenance procedures. My deposition was taken once.  The case settled prior to trial.

  • Retained by defendant through David Feingold of Ragghianti, Freitas, a San Rafael law firm. Case entitled Cummings v. Newport North Homeowners Association, et al. Superior Court, County of Marin. My scope of work is to prepare an opinion on certain maintenance practices and fiduciary duties of the Association and certain property management services practices. My deposition was taken once.

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