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John Rohosky AIA

Principal Architect

John Rohosky AIA Architect

5214 F Diamond Heights Boulevard, #223
San Francisco, CA 94131-2175
Phone: (415) 370-3070 Fax: (415) 587-9364 Email: Website:


Forensic architect; Expert witness; Construction defects; Code compliance; Slips and falls; Remedial construction documents/construction administration; Life safety issues; Guardrail/handrail/stairway design; Water intrusion; plan defects; Architecture standards of care, ADA.


Licensed Architect C-7096 (CA); Licensed Contractor B-402418 (CA); BS Architecture.

Formal Education

BS, Architecture, Catholic University, 1967; Graduate studies in City Planning and Urban Design, 1968.

Previous/Current Position

Principal Architect.


National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) "Remmies" awards: 1st Place: Design/Residential Interior; 1st Place: Contractor Residential Exterior; 1st Place: Design/Residential Exterior; 2nd Place: Design/Residential Interior; Merit Award: Design Residential/Exterior; Ford Foundation Grant.

Prof. Affiliations

AIA (American Institute of Architects); CSI (Construction Specification Institute); FEWA (Forensic Expert Witness Association)


Technical Reviewer, "Home Remodeling for Dummies"; Design project featured in Taunton Press book titled "At Work, At Home."

Prior Expert

Depositions/court testimony -- approximately 85+ cases over 35 years (30+ depositions, 10 trials, 50 reports/site inspections) involving: Slips and falls (stairs, handrails, guardrails); construction defects; water intrusion; building code and maintenance issues; defective architectural plans, construction assemblies, injury involving life safety elements as stairs, guardrails and handrails. Court appointed expert in a case involving a neighbor's dispute, consulted to the DOJ (Dept. of Justice) in a matter involving the VA (Veterans Administration); and ADA codes as applied to a HOA (Home Owners Association) case.

David J. Brotman FAIA


Sunset Consultants

24350 N Whispering Ridge Way
Unit 38
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Phone: (480) 912-1110 Alternate: (301) 409-7111 Email:


A Senior Executive with over 50 years of solid experience in all aspects of Architectural and Engineering Firm Management. Worldwide, multi-million-dollar project proficiency includes retail, office, hotel, institutional, and mixed-use. Forensic expertise includes, standard of care, code compliance, construction document coordination, life safety, slip and fall, ADA, etc.


BS in Architecture from the University of Cincinnati. Licensed in the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, Hawaii, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, Florida.

Formal Education

Bachelor of Science in Architecture, University of Cincinnati

Registration and Licenses

Sunset Consultants, Owner, 2000-present
City of Malibu, Planning Commissioner, 2012-2017
RTKL Associates Inc., Vice Chairman and Executive Vice President, 1975-2000
The Architectural Affiliation, Associate, 1968-1975


Ministry of Science and Technology, Shanghai Ministry, First Place Design Competition, 1998
Sydney Central, Golden Nugget Grand Award, 2000
Westfield San Francisco Centre, ULI, 2011 Global Award
LA Live, Los Angeles, CA, 2010 ULI Global Award

Prof. Affiliations

American Institute of Architects
Forensic Expert Witness Association
International Council of Shopping Centers
Arbitrator, National Association of Security Dealers (NASD)
Arbitrator, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)

Prior Expert

List of cases is available upon request.

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