Frank Burton

Principal / Concrete, Framing, Roofing, & Waterproofing Expert / Cost of Repair Estimator


Frank Burton has over 20 years in construction and construction management services on multiple projects with multi-million dollar value. These projects have included all trades and phases of construction for residential, commercial, education and civil in the following areas:

  • Construction Defect Consultant and Forensic Expert for concrete, framing, roofing, and waterproofing
  • Successful Trial Testimony and Trial experience in courts throughout California
  • Designated Expert for Personal Injury Cases relating to Construction Defects
  • Provided expert testimony in various phases of construction and cost to repair
  • Prepared repair methodologies for residential and commercial high-rise buildings for SB-800
  • Worked with law firms on cases for mediation, arbitration and trial
  • Worked on case document review/organization/analysis and depository investigation
  • Provided expert services in various capacities for plaintiffs, developers and subcontractors
  • Responsible for supplying expert analysis of construction defect costs, determining methods of repair, issuing apportionment of liability for litigation procedures
  • Generated cost to repair estimates for construction defect cases of up to $50M and assisted in the competitive bid for commercial and residential buildings
  • Assisted large developers throughout California with claims pursuant to SB-800 in multi-tract residential developments and large commercial buildings
  • Involved in inspections for Construction Defect Analysis, Condition Assessments for Civil Code Section 1134, Course of Construction Quality Control, Due Diligence and Constructibility Review (involves: Zoning, Land Use, Environmental Impact Studies, Planning Board Review and Plan review)
  • Project manager for new construction, remodeling and post-litigation repair projects



  • California State General Contractor, License B 854870
  • Certified Ceramic Tile Consultant, by Ceramic Tile Institute
  • Certified UBC/ICBO Building Inspector, License 5223604-10
  • Member of American Indoor Air Quality Council – expired
  • Certified Combination Dwelling Inspector, License 5223602-56
  • Certified Residential Mold Inspector, IESO License 12514 – expired
  • Certified EIFS Inspector