Mel Sinquefield is a new member of FEWA's Houston Chapter. Mel’s experience in process engineering, PSM, and HSE cross-cuts refinery and production operations, major facility construction and commissioning, seismic, drilling and well operations.
To learn more about Mel, visit his FEWA Profile! Please join us in welcoming Mel to FEWA!
The sold out 2019 FEWA National Conference was a huge success among FEWA members and the expert witness community. Experts gained valuable insight on driving their expert witness practice, presenting relevant and professional testimony, and had the opportunity to network with other members of the FEWA community. Thank you to our speakers and sponsors who contributed their valuable time, knowledge, and support to make this year's conference a success!
FEWA Professional and Professional Consulting members are eligible to apply for the Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant (CFLC) Credential. Do you qualify for the CFLC? Learn more about the application requirements!
Benjamin Taylor is a new member of FEWA's Houston Chapter.
Benjamin earned a B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin and a M.E. Degree in Civil Engineering from The University of Texas at Arlington. Benjamin performed structural analysis in the aerospace industry for 8 years. In late 2016, he transitioned to forensic civil/structural engineering at Haag Engineering Co. He evaluates various structural features including roofing, framing, and foundations. Benjamin is licensed in 11 states and Puerto Rico.
To learn more about Benjamin, visit his FEWA Profile! Please join us in welcoming Benjamin to FEWA!
FEWA congratulates FEWA Members who have achieved Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant (CFLC) recertification! CLFC certified consultants completed ongoing certification requirements in order to maintain certification, including taking and passing the CFLC Qualification Exam. The CFLC is granted exclusively to FEWA Professional members who have met the eligibility criteria established requiring significant participation in FEWA activities and completion of education courses in the subjects of forensic analysis, litigation consulting and expert witnessing.
Register now before it’s too late. We expect the 2019 Conference to sell out! Attendees can look forward to two days of unparalleled and advanced educational programming.
Cassie Oates is a new member of FEWA's Los Angeles Chapter.
Cassie Oates is a subcontractor consultant for expert witnesses nationwide. She has 20 years of experience as a small business owner and frontline administrator working in fields as varied as hospitality, accounting, and video game development. That experience gives Ms. Oates insight into the way people learn and respond to change in their environment. She collaborates well with even the most challenging expert personalities.
To learn more about Cassie, visit her FEWA Profile! Please join us in welcoming Cassie to FEWA!
Bret Russell is a new member of FEWA's Orange County Chapter.
Bret Russell has over 40 years of experience in Fire, EMS and Emergency Management, with specialties in Fire Origin and Cause Investigation.
In the fire forensic sciences area, Bret is a research and testifying expert. His clients include fire departments, public defenders, private legal firms, insurance companies and is experienced in both plaintiff and defense cases. He is experienced as a court appointed expert. Bret has designed and led workshops and classes in fire investigation, examination of fire reports, interpretation of data, witness testimony, root cause and causation analysis, presentation of case reviews, research and develop, alternate theories and trial preparation.
To learn more about Bret, visit his FEWA Profile! Please join us in welcoming Bret to FEWA!
Female Expert Witnesses can be viewed and treated differently than their male counterparts by judges, juries, attorneys, and paralegals. The FEWA National Conference will offer specialized programming for female expert witnesses, with a focus on being an effective expert and empowering male expert witness colleagues to work with them.
The FEWA Houston Chapter would like to congratulate previous chapter speakers on their new court appointment and nomination! Justice Brett Busby of the 14th Court of Appeals has been appointed to the Texas Supreme Court. Former Texas Supreme Court Justice, Jeff Brown, has been nominated by President Trump to serve on the Federal Bench. Congratulations to the FEWA Houston Chapter speakers!