Consulting – Expert Witness Work

In cases of litigation or formal arbitration, we can provide expert witness services.  Our experience is primarily in single-family residential construction.  All services that are required of Skolfield Homes, LLC will be invoiced at the following hourly rates plus reimbursable expenses. Our fees are as follows with all hourly rates based on total time incurred, including travel, and invoiced to the ¼ hour increment.

Principal                                                                                            $ 200.00

Associate                                                                                           $ 100.00

Technician                                                                                         $  85.00

Helper                                                                                                $  40.00

Clerical                                                                                               $  50.00

Deposition/Trial/Arbitration/Mediation                                       $ 235.00

A non-refundable retainer of $1,500.00 is required prior to commencing services and will be applied to invoice(s) submitted.

Reimbursable Expenses:

  • Postage; Printing; Equipment rental; subcontractors; Site Materials, etcetera. These expenses will be invoices at our cost plus 20%
  • Mileage is billed at $.56 per mile or prevailing IRS rate from point to point.
  • Tolls
  • Overnight travel per diem is $50.00 per night plus lodging costs
  • Document reproduction:  Faxes received at $.15 per page; copies at $.12 per page – 8 ½” x 11” and $.25 per page – 11” x 17”.  Color copies and color photos on plain paper are $1.00 per page 8 ½” x 11” and $2.00 per page – 11”x 17”
  • 24” x 36” plotted sheets in-house are $12.00 per sheet and $20.00 per sheet for color









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