Expert Tree Consultant – Consulting Forensic Arborist

Are you an attorney looking for an expert forensic arborist in trees or other landscape-related matters? Are you an insurance company looking for an expert opinion regarding an appraisal or damage claim?

Joe Samnik, Consulting Forensic Arborist
Joe Samnik, Consulting Forensic Arborist

I serve as a consulting forensic arborist in the areas of trees, landscapes, and related “Green Industry” matters. My expert forensic arborist opinions have been accepted in over 900 matters in small claims, civil, federal, criminal, and eminent domain courts of law.

From product liability, personal injury, wrongful death, and eminent domain, my representation is almost always 50-50 plaintiff/defendant. My opinion has never been stricken or restricted.

I have consulted now for over 50 years, having been trained in eminent domain by the country’s finest property rights attorneys. Eminent domain is an exclusive area of law that deals with property rights. It has its own legal precedents that address specific legal decisions regarding trees and plants.

We may have an opportunity of working together with a mutual acknowledgment of the following:

  1. I have the absolute expertise that may be applied to your case. If I do not have that expertise, I shall refer to you an expert who does.
  2. There are no conflicts of interest.
  3. I have the time to devote to your matter.
  4. There is the right chemistry between us as it relates to that which you seek in the legal system.

I do not charge for initial consultations or teleconference meetings. Pictures or other abbreviated knowledge and materials you may have regarding your case are welcome. I will review materials submitted to me as a professional courtesy and under the strictest of confidence. Please do not call to contaminate me. Please do not call if you represent a settlement mill.

I do not require a retainer or a contract, providing I am doing business with you or your law firm. Should you or your firm require a retainer or a written contract, I am happy to oblige.

You are always welcome to call me directly on my cell phone: 727-410-5797 or you may call my office at 727-786-8128.


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