RECORD OF TESTIMONY

  • *Testified. May 1998, appointed Expert Witness Criminal Case (987.84PC) in Los Angeles County Superior Court Case no. A-379326, Office of the Alternate Public Defender Attorney Guy O'Brien office number 626-356-5130.  Penalty phase re-trial case resulted in re-sentencing to death.
  • **Testified. December 2001-2002, appointed Expert Witness Del Norte County Superior Court Habeas Corpus Case Pelican Bay State Prison Conditions of Confinement/Discrimination Case number 0-5164, 2004, case decided in favor of Plaintiff; Appeal dropped by State AG's Office; Attorney George Mavis office number 707-464-1418.
  • *Testified//Deposition. March 2002, appointed Expert Witness Law Offices of Amitai Schwartz, Federal Civil Case number CV-00-09089 FMC (Ctx), United States District Court Central District of California, Morris v Collette, office number 510-548-9500Jury rejected Defendants claims.
  • *Testified. August 2002, appointed Expert Witness, Criminal Case 186.22PC Case number, Stanislaus County Superior Court Case number 1040086, Attorney Kevin Hyatt office number 916-416-3520 . 186.22 PC Enhancement charges found not Guilty by Jury.
  • *Deposition testimony. August 2002, appointed Expert Witness Federal Civil Case number CV-01-6375-RJK JWJ (Ex) Darden & Curls, Inc. Los Angeles, CA v Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department in negligence case resulting in serious injury to inmate(s). Attorney Nichelle D. Jones office number 213-296-4434  Case settled in favor of Plaintiff's.

  • *Testified. October 2002, appointed Expert Witness Del Norte County Superior Court Case in re Calderon v Pelican Bay State Prison, prison gang validation issues, Attorney Robert Zipperer, office number 707-464-1418Court Ordered gang validation charges dropped.

  • *Testified 2007. November 2002-present, appointed Expert Witness Criminal Case Capital Penalty Phase retrial, Los Angeles County Superior Court Case number A-753263, Maurico Silva; Attorney Mark Zavidow, Los Angeles County Office of the Public Defender office number213-974 6626. Case on-going (2007). Jury returned verdict of Death.

  • *Testified. February 2003, appointed Expert Witness Criminal Case 
  • Del Norte County/Pelican Bay State Prison Superior Court Case number HCPB02-5089, Attorney Robert Zipperer office number 707-464-1418.  Court ordered charges dropped.
  •  *Deposition-prepared Federal Rule 26 Report. May 2003, appointed Expert Witness San Diego County USDC Case number 02-CV-02054-JM, (LAB), (Hoffman) in custody suicide case, Attorney Harry O. Schenk, Burton C. Jacobson & Harry O. Schenk, A Professional Corporation, Beverly Hills, CA, office number 310-553-8533  Case concluded Court granted Defendants motion for Summary Judgment (2004).

  • *Deposition-prepared Federal Rule 26 Report. May 2003, appointed Expert Witness San Diego County USDC Case number 02-CV-02054-JM, (LAB), (Hoffman) in custody suicide case, Attorney Harry O. Schenk, Burton C. Jacobson & Harry O. Schenk, A Professional Corporation, Beverly Hills, CA, office number 310-553-8533  Case concluded Court granted Defendants motion for Summary Judgment (2004).
  • *Testified. August 2003, Appointed Expert Witness Criminal Case Death Penalty Phase San Diego County Superior Court Case number SCE-211301, Attorney Sandra Resnick, office number 619-433-9324.  Case concluded in Death Sentence.
  • *Deposition. September 2003-present, appointed Expert Witness Del Norte County Pelican Bay State Prison Case, Steven Castillo, USDC, Northern District Civil No. C-94-2847 MJJ-JCS, Prison Gang Validation issues, Attorney's Charles Carbone, office number 415-252-9211 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting  Case settled with issues favorable to the Plaintiff.

  • *Deposition & prepared Federal Rule 26 Report). December 2003-April 2004, retained as Expert Witness in custody death case The Estate of Shane Michael Spencer (Deceased) v City of Tulsa PD & Corrections Corporation of America, Northern District of Oklahoma 918-744-7100 Case number 03CV126 H (M), Case settled for Plaintiff, confidential award to Plaintiff. Attorney J. Christopher Davis, Law Offices of La Course & Davis, P.L.C., office number918-744-7100.
     
  • *Testified. February 2004, appointed Expert Witness Los Angeles County Superior Court Case number TA 070409, Criminal Case sentencing considerations, Attorney     John Yzurdiaga, office number 213-622-9262Case settled in favor of Defendant placed on 3 years Probation with one (1) year in residential work furlough confinement.
  • *Testified. March 2004-present, Appointed Expert Witness Criminal Case  Stanislaus County Superior Court Case number 1049429, 186.22 PC Case, Attorney Ramon Magana, office number 207-524-5616  Case concluded convicted of lesser-included offenses.

  • *Testified October 2004, retained Expert Witness in Los Angeles County Criminal Case/Penalty Phase Case No. YA056317, Terrorist Threats, Delaney, Gale & James, Attorney John Yzurdiaga, 213-622-9262  Case concluded, Defendant's sentenced to 16 months State Prison.

  • *Testified. October 2004, appointed as Expert Witness Alameda County Superior Court Criminal Case  Death Penalty Phase Case No. 138641, People v. Mervin Hughes. Attorney Lorna Patton Brown, 510-444-5226. Case concluded Defendant received Death Penalty

  • *Testified November 2004, Appointed Expert Witness, Stanislaus County Superior Court Criminal Case Case No.1063489, 186.22PC Enhancement Case with additional charges of Home Invasions. Attorney Joseph Rozelle, 209-551-5616. Case on-going/participation concluded

  • *Testified February 2005, retained expert witness Gang Enhancement Charges 186.22PC, Butte County Criminal Case Case no. CM020931. Attorney Jesse Santana, 530-822-9500  Case concluded.  Defendant found Not Guilty, by Jury trial.
  • *Testified. May 2005, retained expert witness Stanislaus County attorney Kent M. Faulkner, Public Defender's Office, 209-525-4200, Death Penalty Phase Case No: 189301, case on going. Testified at Penalty Phase; client sentenced to Death.
  • *Testified May 2005, retained expert witness Stanislaus County Superior Court Criminal Case Case No.-David Anthony Silva, Attorney Ernie Spokes, telephone 209-579-1369. Case on-going 2006. Verdict Not Guilty Gang Enhancements

  • *Testified. June 2005, retained by Attorney Dale Rubin, 2275 Huntington Drive San Marino, CA 91108; Los Angeles County Superior Court Case Criminal case re Kenneth Friedman, Death Penalty Phase case, inmate received Death Penalty.

  • *Testified expert-witness/Federal Rule 26 Report submitted. September 2005, retained as Corrections Consultant Federal CV case No. CV01-10509-CJC (MLGX), Sanders vs. De Los Santos et al, Deliberate Indifference, Use of Force-excessive force, CDC-R inmate Maurice Dion Sanders; Law firm, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Attorney's Robyn Bladow & Becca Wahlquist, 213-680-8634. Deposition testimony 5/2006. Case on going-2006. Jury found for Plaintiff-Deliberate Indifference charges against CDC-R.
  • *Testified January 2006, retained as expert witness Sacramento County Superior Case No. 03F03768, Criminal Case Joseph Moreno Aguayo, Death Penalty Phase-Cold Case. Attorney Stacy R. Bogh, 916-447-2644. Case on-going. Jury Verdict sentenced to Death.
  • *Testified. February 2006, retained expert witness, Stanislaus County Superior Court Case, Criminal Case Willie Torres, 186.22 PC, Gang Enhancement charges to multiple robberies. Attorney Martin Baker, Modesto, CA, 209-544-5727. Case concluded held responsible for Gang Enhancements.
  • *Deposition testimony-Tulsa. May 2006, retained expert witness, Tulsa, Oklahoma State Case, in-custody Rape case of Female prisoner by employee-private corrections firm, Corrections Corporation of America, attorney Brad Barron, telephone No. 918-745-0687. Case settled in favor of Plaintiff- for confidential money settlement amount.

  • *Testified. March 2006, retained expert witness Stanislaus County Superior Case No. 1063490, Criminal Case 186.22 PC Gang Enhancement Charges Defendant David Wayne Morrison, Attorney Stephen Foley, telephone, 209-524-5860. Case on-going 2006. Verdict Not Guilty Gang Enhancements

  • *Testified September 2007, Death Penalty Phase. April 2006 , retained expert witness Contra Costa County Superior Court Criminal Case charges of Murder 1st Degree with Special Circumstances, shooting death of a police Officer. Defendant Alexander Hamilton. Attorney Robin Lipinsky, Contra Costa County Public Defender's Office. client found guilty and sentenced to Death.

  • *Testified. May 2006, retained expert witness Criminal Case 4501 PC Assault By State prisoner, GBI 1192.7 (c) (8), Serious Felony, 667.5 PC, with Strike Enhancements, Case No. MA032221 Los Angeles County Superior Court People vs. Dean J. Adams, Attorney The Chase Law Group, Eric A. Chase, 818-487-7400. Jury trial. Guilty Plea to drop 3rd strike enhancement accepted. Case participation concluded.

  • *Testified May 2007 Death Penalty Phase. June 2006, Criminal Case retained expert witness Peo. v. Robert Boyd Rhoades, Alameda County Superior Court Case No. 137859, Cold Case Death Penalty, attorney Albert J. Wax, telephone No. 510-521-2230. Client received the Death Penalty.

  • *Testified. June 2006, retained expert witness Criminal Case Nevada County Superior Court Case No. SF0-0229, Fred Engel, Defendant, Attempted Murder, Burglary (residential), Arson GBI-W/use of weapon (knife). Attorney Stephen A. Munkelt, telephone No. 530-265-8508. Testimony resources of Mental Health Services in CDC-R/Case conclude/sentenced to SP as expected Judge ordered CDC-R to provide Mental Health Services.

  • *Testified October 2007 Death Penalty Phase Case/retained expert witness) Alameda County SuperiorCourtCriminal Case Case No. H-38118, Carl Molano Death Penalty Phase. Attorneys David Schneller & Tammy Yuen, Alameda County Defender's Office telephone 510-268-7400. Defendant sentenced to Death by Jury.

  • **Testified & Deposition August 2007. July 2006, retained expert witness, Estate of Richard Alan Lebon, Case No. C05-03140-MJJ, Death in custody Case. US District Court of Northern California-San Francisco, attorney Kim Kuferer, telephone No. 510-843-2300. First Jury trial resulted in Hung Jury-Declared Mistrial. 2007. Case reached settlement agreement favorable to estate of client.

  • *Testified May 2007 Death Penalty Phase. June 2006, retained expert witness Criminal Case Peo. v. Robert Boyd Rhoades, Alameda County Superior Court Case No. 137859, Cold Case Death Penalty, attorney Albert J. Wax, telephone No. 510-521-2230. Client received the Death Penalty.

  • *Testified. June 2006, retained expert witness Nevada County Superior Court Criminal Case case No. SF0-0229, Fred Engel, Defendant, Attempted Murder, Burglary (residential), Arson GBI-W/use of weapon (knife). Attorney Stephen A. Munkelt, telephone No. 530-265-8508. Testimony resources of Mental Health Services in CDC-R/Case conclude/sentenced to SP as expected Judge ordered CDC-R to provide Mental Health Services.

  • *Testified October 2007 Death Penalty Phase Case/retained expert witness) Alameda County Superior Court Criminal Case Case No. H-38118, Carl Molano Death Penalty Phase. Attorneys David Schneller & Tammy Yuen, Alameda County Defender's Office telephone 510-268-7400. Defendant sentenced to Death by Jury.

  • **Testified & Deposition August 2007. July 2006, retained expert witness, Estate of Richard Alan Lebon, Case No. C05-03140-MJJ, Death in custody Case. US District Court of Northern California-San Francisco, attorney Kim Kuferer, telephone No. 510-843-2300. First Jury trial resulted in Hung Jury-Declared Mistrial. 2007. Case reached settlement agreement favorable to estate of client.

  • *Testified Expert Witness October 2007 Death Penalty Phase case. Retained expert witness Alameda County Superior Court Criminal Case Case No. H-38118. Public Defender's Office David Schneller, & Tammy Yuen, Esq. telephone 510-268-7419. Case concluded Jury returned verdict sentence of Death.

  • *Testified expert witness 2/2007 Fedeal RICO Gang Case. January 2007 retained expert witness Criminal Case U.S.A. v Moreno et. al. Jose Murillo co-defendant-US AG charges of Conspiracy to commit murder, assault with a deadly weapon. Attorney Mark Windsor , telephone 626-792-6700. Found not guilty of all Counts. Found guilty of Misd. assault.

  • *Testified expert witness 2/2007 Federal Gang RICO Case. Retained expert witnessCriminal Case U.S.A. v. Moreno et. al., Moreno, Tommy co-defendant-US AG charges of Conspiracy to Commit Murder, assault with a Deadly Weapon, jury trial resulted in a Hung-Jury. Court decision was to allow the Government to re-try the case as to the Conspiracy allegations.

  • *Deposition testimony. September 2006, retained Expert witness by California Attorney Generals Office and the California Department of Corrections-Rehabilitation for testimony in re: Morales; Execution by Use of Lethal Injection, Cruel and Unusual Punishment, US Federal Court Northern District San Jose, California. Case on-going Federal Court.

  • *Testified 3/15/2008--retained (October 2006) expert witness Marin County Superior Court Criminal Case Case No. SC-1457-11A Inmate Samuel Reynaga charged by San Quentin SP staff w/possession of a Dangerous weapon 2nd Strike. Attorney MichaelA. Coffino, Marin County Public Defenders Office 415-449-7480. Jury returned verdict of Not Guilty.

  • *Testified 2008. USDC Los Angeles, CA September 2006 Federal RICO Gang Case.  Criminal Case.
  • *Testified 2007, LA County. December 2006 retained as Corrections expert/witness to provide testimony for the safe prison placement of client on trial for Child Molestation, attorney (Barry) Tarlow & Berk Law Firm 310--278-2111.
  • *Deposition February 2007. January 2007, retained expert witness CDC-R failure of adequate medical response, Civil case by former inmate Brian L. Adcock Law Firm Lederer, Nojima, Taliaferro, LOP attorney Nannina L. Angioni, telephone 310-1660. Case on-going 2007. Plaintiff failed to conclude administrative remedies/case concluded.

  • * Testified May 2007 Death Penalty Phase. February 2007, retained as expert witness Alameda County Superior Court Criminal Case involving 1st Degree Murder with Special Circumstances, Alex Demolle. Sentenced to Death by JuryCriminal

  • ** Testified (Twice Hung Jury) June 2007/June 2008 Death Penalty Phase Case. April 2007 retained expert witness Orange County Superior Court Criminal Case No. 03CF0441 Defendant Michael Lamb charges 187 PC with Special Circumstances/186.22 PC Gang Enhancements. Attorney Marlin G. Stapleton telephone No. 714-832-8003. Jury found guilty of criminal charges. Hung on Death Penalty, current status 2008. Penalty re-trial resulted in Jury verdict of Death Sentence.
  • *Deposition & *Testifed January 2009, CDC-R Gang Validation Issue Case). Retained expert witness September 2007, Law Firm of Chapman, Popik & White LLP, Federal Case Civil USDC for Northern District of California Case No. C-00-0905 SI (pr) Ernesto Lira v. Director of Corrections et. al. Telephone No. 415- 352-3000, William Chapman & Mark White. Case on-going 20\\\\9. USDC Judge Susan Illiston ruled in favor of Plaintiff/attorneys on all issues.

  • *Testified 12/2007 USDC San Diego, CA. Retained expert witness October 2007, Criminal Case San Diego Federal Gang Case RICO USA v Eduardo Gonzalez-Gallegos Case No. CR01243-DMS. Attorney Steve Lemish, 619-444-5525. Defendant found guilty.

  • *Testimony/Deposition 1/2008. Retained expert witness October 2007, Damon D. Evans v. Alameida, et. al., USDC Eastern District of California Case No. CIV S-022202 GEB KJM P, Excessive Use of Force, Law Firm US Davis School of Law, Civil Rights Clinic Baraa Kahf, certified Law Clerk, 530-754-5440. Case concluded in favor of defendants..

  • *Testified in re Lemine Hearing 12/2007. Retained expert witness October 2007, Peo. v. Brendt Volarvich Yolo County Superior Court Criminal Case No. 05-7249, 187 PC Murder 1st Degree W/Special Circumstance Killing of a Peace Officer and 186.22 PC Gang Enhancements. Law Firm Blackmon & Associates & Fred N. Dawson, Esq. telephone No. 916-441-0824. Judge ruled in Defendants favor, order disallowed DA's Office from mention of Gang Enhancements during Guilt Phase. Jury returned verdict of guilty Murder 1st and sentence of death

  • *Testified May 2008. Retained November 2007, expert witness, People v. Martin Hernandez Sacramento County Superior Court Criminal  Case No. 06F08281, Law Offices of United Defense Group Attorney Summer McKeivier telephone No. 818-487-7400. Jury returned verdict of not guilty.
  • *Testified October 2008 Death Penalty Phase. Retained expert witness May 2008, Capital Case/Penalty Phase. Client Anthony McKnight Alameda County Superior Court Criminal Cases No. 136039/139973. Attorney Alexander M. Selvin, telephone No. (cell) 510-910-3603/New mexico 505-820-9248, case on-going 2008. Jury decision returned verdict of Death.
  • *Testimony May 2009. Deposition 8/2008 - Retained expert witness July 2008, USDC Northern District of California San Francisco, Case No. C07-00958 SI, Client Ronald Lemas, San Quentin SP Case of Deliberent Indifference. Attorney Gerald Singleton telehone no. 619-239-2196/www.singleton-associates.com. Jury returned findings in favor of Defendants.
  • *Testified June 2009, USDC Las Vegas. Retained expert witness December 2008. Federal Rule 26 Report submitted. Client Wallis James Milton Nevada State Prison inmate charged with several others under RICO Chrages U.S. v. Sellers Case No. 07-CR- 00145- KJD - PAL, "Ayran Warriors". Criminal Case USDC Las Vegas, NV Judge Kent Dawson Court Room 6D. Attorneys Law Firm of Jones & Vargas, Attorney Kevin R. Stolworthy telephone No. 702-862-3300. Jury Decision held to answer on RICO.

  • *Testified Feb. 2009 Death Penalty Phase. Retained expert witness, September 2008, San Diego County Multiple Conflicts Office San Diego County Superior Criminal Court Case No. CE266669, Client Samuel T. McCauley, PC 187, 1st. DegreeW/Special Circumstances Death Penalty. Attorney Daniel J. Mangarin, Chief Trial Deputy, Multiple Conflicts Office, telephone no. 619-446-2909. Jury verdict Life W/O Parole (LWOP).

  • **Testified 2011. *Deposition October 2008. Retained expert witness September 2008, Orange County Superior Court Case No. 07CC06299/Client Rodney Ray Verna, v. Orange County SO Excessive Use of Force (Civil). Attorney David M. Nisson, telephone 714-730-2171/Fax 714-730-2195. Case on-going to 2011. Jury verdict in favor of Plaintiff with monetary award.

  • *Testified December 2008 Death Penalty Phase. Retained expert witness October 2008, Los Angeles County Superior Court. Client Reyon Ingram, charges PC 187, Penalty Phase case. Attorney Chet L. Taylor, telephone 213-480-6226/Fax 213-480-6225. Jury returned sentence of Death.
  • *Testified March 2009. Alameda County Superior Court Case Judge Gloria Rhynes Dept. 4. Client Terrell Love Remand case re-trial Death Sentence Penalty. Jury dismissed Death Sentence with 2nd Degree murder. Attorney Thomas Broome Oakland, CA telephone No. 510-465-8748.

  • *Testified November 2009. Retained expert witness March 2009. Alameda County Case Christopher Evans Murder 1st Charges w/Special Circumstances Death Penalty Phase. Attorney Alexander M. Selvin Oakland, CA telephone No. 510-835-8005/510-444-1369. Jury returned verdict of Death

  • **Testified December 2009/ *Two Depositions 2009. Retained expert witness December 2008. USDC Northern District of California Case No. CV-04877-WHA. Client Carlos Castro Pelican Bay SHU Case Inmate Prison Gang Validation Issues Mexican-Mafia. Law Firm of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliff LLP San Francisco Offices. Attorney Erich F. Lichtblau telephone 415-773-5769/case on-going into 2009. Bench trial Judge Wm. Alsup, returned a decision against CDC-R in case/trial regarding 2006. 2009 re-validation to continue to 2011.

  • *Testified 2009/Retained expert witness February 2009. Riverside County Superior Court Case No. INF-054617 Murder 1st Degree W/Special Circumstances Death Penalty Phase. Client Miguel Valdivia Najera. Attorney John N. Aquilina telephone No. 951-682-1315. Jury returned penalty of LWOP.

  • *Deposition Testimony June 2009. USDC Central District of California Western Division Case No. CV 08-0676 PA. Client Allan Steven Boren v. USA Warren A. Doucet II, FBOP. Attorneys Barrera & Associates Patricio T. D. Barrera Manhattan Beach, CA telephone 310-892-1500/Makarem & Associates attorney Jean-Paul LeClercq, Los Angeles, CA telephone 310-312-0299. Case concluded in favor of the Plaintiff.

  • *Testified May 2010. Retained expert witness March 2009. Superior Court for the State of Alaska Third Judicial District At Anchorage Case No. 3 AN -08-05070 CI. Client Steven M. Hinshaw vs. Alaska DOC. Samuel Fortier, Esq - Attorney Law Firm of Fortier & Mikko Anchorage, Alaska telephone No. 907-277-4222. Jury ruled that the civil the State of Alaska was not liable for damages. Plaintiff Hinshaw was awarded monetary damages.

  • *Testified June 2009. Napa County Superior Court Napa Juvenile Hall Ward (Minor). Client Guadalupe Olgin charges 186.22 PC Gang Enhancement. Attorney Peter J. Johnson telephone 925-432-7447. Judges decision never advised by attorney of case closure.
  • *Deposition Testimony April 2009. USDC Eastern District of California Case No. 2:7-CV-0661-FCD-JFM. Client Lorraine Servantes (in-behalf of Deceases David Lopez), vs. County of Sacramento. Attorneys Kelly T. Smith Sacramento, CA telephone 916-442-2019 /Robert Masuda Sacramento, CA telephone 916-391-3400. Summary Jugement granted in favor of Defendants.

  • *Testified June 2009. Los Angeles County Superior Court Criminal Case. Client Steven Jones, Charges Murder 1st Degree W/Special Circumstances Death Penalty Phase. Attorney Robert Schwartz. Jury returned verdict of Death.

  • *** Testified April 2011. ** Two (2) Depositions Testimonies April 2009/June 2009. Retained expert witness Orange County Superior Court. Client Rodney Verna vs. Orange County Sheriffs department/Excessive Use of Force. Attorney David M. Nisson 17291 Irvine Blvd., Suite 311 Tustin, CA 92780. Case into September 2009 for trial. Jury returned verdict in favor of Plaintiff Verna.
  • *Testified June 2009. San Diego County Criminal Case No. SCE 266581-02. Client Jean Pierre Rices Charges Murder 1st Degree W/Special Circumstances Death Penalty Phase. Attorney Mark A. Chambers Escondido, CA. Jury returned verdict of Death.
  • *Testified May 2009. Fresno County Criminal Case Case No. F08900325. Client Carlos Gonzales 186.22 PC Gang Enhancement charges Bull Dog Criminal Street Gang case. Attorney Gerald Schwab Jr. Fresno, CA Office. Jury returned verdict of guilty.

  • *Testified May 2009/Retained expert witness April 2009. Kern County Criminal Case No. BF119013A, Capital case W/Special Circumstances Death Penalty. Client Timothy Rodriquez. Attorney Nelson Castro Deputy Public Defender Law Office of the Public Defender County of Kern. Jury returned penalty of Death

  • *Testified October 2009. Retained expert witness August 2009 Personal Injury Case. Client , plaintiff James McMillin v. CA Department of Corrections & rehabilitation et. al. Riverside County Superior Court case No. BLC 003412. Derek T. Anderson attorney. Contact number 619-237-0099 San Diego, CA 92101. Jury returned verdict against Plaintiff.

  • *Testified In-Limine December 20, 2010. Retained expert witness July 2009. Client Attorney Jay J Tanenbaum, Plaintiff Daniel Flores Ventura County Criminal Case Superior Court allegations of Two Counts of attempted Murder, one count of Murder,plus 186.22 PC Gang Enhancement; capital case. Contact number 818-907-6600 Encino, CA 91436-3000. Testimony In Limine re Use of Jail House Informant; Courts ruled in favor of Ventura Co. SO.

  • *Testified Los Angeles County November 2009. Retained expert witness August 2009. Client Attorney Chet L. Taylor, Plaintiff People v. Anthony Cain Los Angeles County Superior Court Criminal Case No. VA081911. Contact No. 213-480-6226. Jury returned verdict of Death.Crimi

  • *Testified April 2010. Retained expert witness October 2009. Client Francisco Ramirez (LACO Jail BKG. No. 9152223), LACO Capital Case Superior Court. Attorney Lawrence J. Sperber, contact 818-905-9111.   Jury Hung Client will not be retried penalty goes to Life Without the Possibility of Parole (LWOP).

  • *Testified October 2009. Expert Witness Death Penalty Phase Orange County Superior Court Criminal Case No. 07CF2849 Capital Case Client Billy Joe Johnson. Attorney Michael Molfetta 949-757-0766. Jury treturned verdict of Death.

  • *Testified November 2009. Retained expert witness November 2009. Criminal Case Marin County Client Albert Luenvos San Quentin Inmate charges by Marin DA Attempted Murder/Possession of a Weapon by Life Prisoner. Attroney Jon Rankin phone 415-435-5822. Jury returned Hung -- DA's office dropped charges.

  • **Testified at trial July 2010. *Testified at Deposition February 2010. Retained November 2009. Client Patricia Morin Shasta County Criminal case No. 161950 in-custody assault/Excessive Use of Force. Law Firm of Chapman, Popik & White LLP Attorney John Heller telephone 415-352-3000/Michael A. Scheibli telephone 530-243-0317. Judge dismissed jury: rendered decision against Plaintiff.

  • *Testified 2009/retained expert witness October 2009. Client Jackson Daniels remandCriminal CaseRiverside County penalty/guilt phase retrial. Attorney Jay Ritt Law Offices of Bensinger, Ritt & Thvedt Pasadena, CA. Jury returned verdict of guilty and Dea  

  • * Testifed January 2010 Los Angeles County Death Penalty Phase Client Matthew Ian Koontz LACO Criminal Case No. BA314867. Law Offices of Pierpoint M. Laidley telephone No. 323-737-3004. Jury returned verdict of Life Without the Possibility of Parole.

  • *Testified Yolo County Superior Court 2011. Retained February 2010 Yolo County "Brodrick Boy's" Gang Injunction Case Civil Case against Yolo County DA's Office. Law offices of Mark E. Merin Sacramento, CA telephone 916-443-6911.

  • *Testifed November 2010. Retained expert witness March 2010. Client Jimmy Dale Kelley San Bernardino Superior Court Criminal Case  No. FMB-006441 charges Murder 187 PC with Special Circumstances Death Penalty. Atttoney Alan Speers, Jury returned verdict of Death..

  • *Deposition/April 2010. Retained February 9, 2010 expert witness. Client Eric James Baker, excessive force in custody Sonoma County Case No. 3:08-cv-03433-EDL. Law Firm of Sanford, Wittels & Heister, LLP New York, NY telephone no. 646-723-2947. Attorney Steven Wittels. Case settled in favor of plaintiff

  • *Testified February 2011. Retained expert witness January 2010. Client Drake Jones v. Sacramento County Excessive Use of Force, USDC Eastern District of California Federal Civil Case No. 2:09-cv-1025 WBS DAD. Law Offices of Stewart Katz telephone no. 916-444-5678.  Jury returned verdict in favor of client Drake Jones monetary award.
  • *Deposition Testimony 12/2010. Retained expert witness March 2010. Client Anthony Peart Case No. 09-CV-0243, Ohio Case. Attorney Michael Sharpero & Green, LLP Signature Square II - Suite 220 251901 Chagrin Blvd. Beachwood, Ohio 44122.

  • *Testified September 2011. Retained expert witness March 2010. Client Miguel Guillen Orange County Superior Court Criminal Case No. 08ZF0021. Attorney Edward Munoz, telephone 714-954-0226. Jury found client guilty of 2nd degree murder.

  • **Testified May 2010 USDC Eastern Division/Sacramento. *Deposition 2009. Retained as expert witness March 2009 Client Ryan A. Barnes USDC Eastern District of California Sacramento Case No. CIV S 07-1380 FCD GGH PC v. Sutter County Sheriff's Departmenty. In-custody assualt by Sureno Gang members. Law Firm Latham & Watkins LLP Attorney Kathie Chang San Francisco office 415-391-0600. Case settled in favor of client. Case interest closed.
  • *Testified expert witnessTrial October 2010. Multiple Conflicts Office San Diego Public Defender's Office Attorney Ricardo Garcia, telephone 619-446-2909. Testimony as expert San Diego County Superior Court Judge Louis R. Hanoian Department 54, Client Frykling. Case closed.
  • *Testified LACO Superior Court January 2011. Retained expert witness May 2010. Client William Vasquez LACO Criminal Case No. SA057247-02. Attorney John Daly 7336 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 623 Los Angeles, CA 90046. First trial ended in Hung Jury. LACO DA's Office plans to re-try
  • with Death Penalty.
  • **Testified July 2011, USDC Northern District of California Oakland Division. *Deposition Testimony April 2011. Retained expert witness March 2011. Client Keker & Van Nest, LLP Adam Lauridsen Attorney At Law 710 Sansome Street San Francisco, CA 94111-1704 Telephone Contact: 415 391-5400. Case: (Curtis Lee Sr.), Henderson vs. Petersen et. al. Federal Civil case No. C07-2838-SBA (N.D Cal.). Excessive use of Force in-custody (PBSP State Prison). Case settlement reached in favor of Plaintiff/Award of Punitive damages 2011.
  • *Deposition Testimony November 2010. Retained expert witness June 2010 client UC Davis School of Law Prof. Carter White, telephone number 530-752-5440. Served as expert witness in behalf of Plaintiff Gerald Taylor excessive use of force California Substance Abuse Treatment Unit Corcoran State Prison. Case settled between Plaintif and State Attorney generals Office in favor of Plaintiff.

    *Deposition Testimony November 2010. Retained expert witness June 2010 client UC Davis School of Law Prof. Carter White, telephone number 530-752-5440. Served as expert witness in behalf of Plaintiff Gerald Taylor excessive use of force California Substance Abuse Treatment Unit Corcoran State Prison. Case settled between Plaintif and State Attorney generals Office in favor of Plaintiff.

  • Deposition Testimony March 2012/July 2012 USDC Federeal Court San Jose, CA/ in-behalf of Raymond Montezello Pelican Bay Sate Prison inmate/Excessive Use of Force. Retained expert witness February 2012. Client Munger, Tolles & Olsen LLP. 560 Mission Street 27th Floor *
  • San Francisco, CA case No. C-09-0976 RMW (PR), attorney Aaron Leiderman.  Case Hung on Assaualt Charges against Pelican Bay SP CO Rafalowski/case on-going pending resolution of assaualt issue.
  • * Testified April 2012 in behalf of Rodney Perez Penalty Phase Los Angeles County Superior CourtCriminal Caseno. KA0865838. Retained expert witness March 2012. Client Helena Farber & Antoino Bestard Attorney at Law 101 W. Mission Blvd. Suite 218B Pomona, CA 91766. First Trial ended in Hung Jury-LACO DA's Office May re-try case as Death Penalty Case; undecided to date June 2012.

  • *Deposition July 2012 Ellis vs. Navarro. Retained expert witness December 2011. State Prison Pelican Bay/Excessive Use of Force, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP 50 Fremont Street San Francisco, CA 94120-7880 telephone: 415-983-1000, Attorney Wesley M. Spowhn.  Case pending trial date in September 2012.  Case settle reached favorable/acceptable to Law firm and Client. 

  • *Testified October 9, 2012(telephonically) Del Norte County Superior Court in re Ronald Jerome Smallwood Prison Gang BGF validation issues.   Attorney George Marvis contact number 707-464-1418.  Court denied motion to strike validation.

     

  • *Testified September 2012, USDC Case No. CV 10-9147 AJG (MANx) in behalf of Dariel Richardson. vs. County of Los Angeles.  Attorney Michael R. Sohgigian contact numbers 310-914-2494/E-mail: msohigian@mrslaw.net.   Court declared mis-trial.  Pending further court scheduling October 15th 2012 status conference.

     

  • *Deposition Testimony February 2013 in re Reynaldo Ayala San Quentin Excessive Use of Force. Law Firm Covington & Burling.  Ruling against the CDC-R in favor of client Ayala.

     

  • *Testified March 11, 2013 in Penalty Phase Waymon Livingston Death Penalty Phase.  Atty. Donald Rubright. Orange County Superior Court. Criminal Case.   Livingston was sentenced to Death by Jury.

     

  • *Testified July 2013. Orange County Superior Court in 1170.126 PC - 3rd Strike Hearing Client Darin Delany.  Attorney Kevin Song Orange County Public Defender's Office.  Client denied resentencing by judge.

     

  • *Testified July 12, 2013. 1170.126 PC - 3rd. Strike Case Santa Clara County Superior Court Client Eddie Griffin.  Attorney William Weigel Santa Clara Couty Public Defender's Office.  Client re-sentenced and released.

     

  • *Testified August 12, 2013.  1170.126 PC Re-Sentence Hearing - 3rd Strike Case Santa Clara County Superior Court client Gregory Colbert. Attorney Ms. Nisreen Bardoui, Santa Clara County Public Defender's Office.  Client re-sentenced and released.

  • *Testified 2/10/2014 San Diego County SuperiorCourt -Criminal Case - Penalty Phase - Client Jorge Lopez Rojas Charges Multiple Murders W/Special Circumstances.  Daniel Mangarin Chief, Multiple Conflict/Major Cases
  • *Testified Agustine Garcia December 2014/Placer County. Attorney Paul Cominsky
  • *Testified December 2014/D.B. Jail Rape Gender Case Orlando USDC.  Law Firm of King & Markman.
  • *Testified October 2014 LACO Superior Court -Criminal. Case Johnny Mendoza Murder/Attempted Murder.  Attorney Pierpont Laidley.
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  • *Deposition Testimony March 6, 2015.  Attorney Chris HO USDC Northern District of California.  Client Victor Guerrero Employment Discrimination case.
  • *Testified in re Employment Discrimination Victor Guerrero matter  Chritopher HO  USDC of San Francisco June 2015.
  • *Testified Central USDC Santa Ana CA Steptoe & Johnston Client Shorter vs. Baca LACO Sheriff June 2015.
  • *Testified Orange County Superior Court for Orange County Public Defenders Office 1170.126 PC Re-sentencing Hearing Charles Sherwin May 2015.  Court released Sherwin pursuant to 1170.126 PC.
  • *Testified December 2015 in re Marcellious Lewis matter review of resentence on prior sentence Alameda County Superior Court - Criminal Case Miller Re-Hearing -Court denied the motion sentenced to original sentence.
  • *Testified Criminal Case Colorado FederalUS DC Client Silvestri Rivera Attorney Katheryn Simson, April 2015.  Found guilty of conspiracy to commit murder
  • *Testified January 22, 2016.  Los Angeles County Superior Court 1170.126 PC in re Ricardo Estrada/Attorney Gabriel Chavez, Pomona, CA Office.  Court denied Re-Sentencing Hearing.
  • *Testified Orange County February 2016 Client Roland Berry Validated Mexican Mafia 1170.126 PC Re-Sentecing Hearing.  Attorney Gabriel Z. Chavez, Court undecided.
  • *Testified October 18, 2016 Criminal Case Sacramento County Superior Court Attorney Jessie Morris Sacramento County PUB DEF.  Client Jarmine White Case Jury Charges Death Threats Against Staff.  JURY FOUND NOT GUILTY CTS. 1 & 2 count 3 dismissed by DA.
  • *Deposition Testimony November 22, 2016,   Galajian vs. SCORE. Client  Attorney Blair M. Russ, telephone 206-621-1871, 1422 Bellevue Ave. Seattle, WA 98122.206) 621-1871.
  • *Depositiuon testimony October 2016.  Tran vs. Senter Road.  Attorney for Plaintiff - Kevin Cholakian/Cpllin H. Jewel- Cholakian & Asociates 400 Oyster Point South San Francisco, CA 94080.
  • Retained expert Septmber 3, 2016,  Client Horacio Gonzalez Case #SS151772A Montery Cpunty Case Client Attorney Geoffrey M. Buckles 150 W. Gabikan Street Suite 4, Salinas, CA 93901 telephone 813-422-9911 emailL geoff@buckleslawca.com.
  • Retained Expert Witness January 27, 2016.   Pelican Bay State Prision SHU assualt case Client Raymond J. Manzanillo Federal Case #3-12-cv-059830-JST.  Attorney for client Seyfarth Shaw 580 Mission street 31st Floor San Francisco, CA 94105 telephon e 415-397-2823 email fortman@syfarth.com.
  • Retained Expert Witness August 2016.  Client: Bradley Johansen vs. City of Kent et. al.   Attorney for client Tomas Gant telephone 206-624-6800 - case #2:16-cv-00416-RSL USDC for teh Western District of Washington.
  • Retained Expert WitnessOctober 2016 Butte County Case Freedie Siordia, Miller vs. Alabama USSC Ruling resentence hearingjuvenile sentenced to LWOP.  Attorney for Client: Ron Reed Butte Cpunty Public Defender's office.  November Butte County Superior Court re-sentenced Freddy Siordia to Life with Parole.
  •  Retained expert witness September 3, 2016.  Attorney Geoffrey Buckles Hoiracio Gonzalez in cell homicide SVSP.  Telephone 831-422-9911.
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