Forensic Expert Witness Profile


Craig Gilbert

Certified General Appraiser

Craig Gilbert Appraisals
16902 Bolsa Chica Street, Suite 201
Huntington Beach, CA 92649

Phone: 714-356-0000
Fax: 714-847-8087


  • Litigation and Forensic Consultant and Expert Witness
  • Designated as Expert Witness in State and Federal Courts
  • Testified as Expert Witness in California, Nevada and Texas
  • Court Appointed 730 Expert by California Superior Court
  • Professional R.E. Appraiser for over 42 years - since 1975
  • Fraud Investigation, Retrospective, Review, Loss Mitigation
  • Estate &Trust Settlement & Fractional Interest Valuations
  • Member - Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
  • Designated Member - Appraisal Institute
  • Certified General Appraiser - All property types & interests



Litigation support and consultant. Qualified and Testified as an Expert Witness in State and Federal cases in California, Nevada and Texas in Depositions, Bench Trials and Jury Trials. Appointed as a 730 Court Expert by State of CA Superior Court. Testimony has never disqualified in any case. Experience also includes testimony as expert witness in arbitration and mediation cases. Qualified for most property types and ownership interests, such as leasehold, leased fee and fee simple title. Experienced in fraud and mortgage fraud involving lenders, appraisers, appraisal management companies, attorneys, R.E. agents, buyers and sellers as plaintiffs and defendants. Clientele also include Tax Attorneys, CPA's and Estate Planners for various aspects of Estate and Trust analysis and valuation. Experience includes complex properties, custom and tract residential, condominiums, vacant land, commercial, office, industrial, apartments, automobile related, restaurants, mobile home parks and various other property types.

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