Principals

Scott Buckles, AIA

Scott Buckles, AIA has been a practicing architect for over 25 years and has specialized in the area of construction defect consulting for over 15 years. He is a licensed architect in California, Arizona, Colorado, and Washington and a licensed residential designer in Nevada. Scott also has his general contractor license in four states and has managed numerous construction projects throughout the Southern California area. Over the years, Scott has established a reputation as a professional with a solid knowledge base in all areas of forensic architecture and construction management. Working within the construction defect industry with attorneys, insurance carriers, development firms and homeowners, Scott has been designated as an expert witness on over 800 cases and has provided testimony for arbitrations and trials.

Chris Larson, AIA

Chris Larson, AIA – Partner and Head of Seattle Office. Chris has over 30 years of experience as an Architect and is licensed in Washington, California and Colorado. Chris has broad-based experience in the analysis of building construction issues, code compliance and the project management of design/build projects.

Bruce Mardick

Bruce Mardick, Director of Operations Colorado is a Class B licensed General Contractor. Bruce has over 42 years of construction industry experience. From General Contractor to Homebuilding Supervisor to Senior Vice President of Operations for premier Colorado development companies, his experience is hands-on, extensive and diverse. As a professional, respected and acknowledged leader in the Colorado construction industry, Bruce was asked to testify before the Colorado House and Senate committees on House Bill 1161.