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Michael S. Johnstone AIA

Forensic Architect / Golf Course Accident Investigator

Michael S. Jonstone, AIA

109 Pinnacle Peak Lane
Flat Rock, NC 28731
Phone: (828) 697-2420 Alternate: (828) 606-6063 Email: Website:


Golf course architect, expert witness, forensic study, accidents, wrongful death, serious injury, errant ball shots, golf cart rollover, drowning, premises liability, golf course design, safety, construction, nets & barriers, property damage, neighboring property.


BS, AIA, Registered CA, NC, TX.

Formal Education

Certificate, Golf Course Design, Harvard University Graduate School of Design, 1985; BS, Architecture, University of Cincinnati, 1972.

Registration and Licenses

Registered Architect in CA, NC and TX, American Institute of Architects.

Previous/Current Position

Forensic Architect, Golf Course Architect, Building Architect, Administrative Manager, President, City Planner.

Prof. Affiliations

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, American Institute of Architects, United States Golf Association, Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, National Academy of Forensic Engineers Affiliate, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.


Two peer-reviewed articles, National Association of Forensic Engineers: “Investigation of Golf Course Safety” and co-author “Forensic Engineering Analysis of Golf Course, Golf Cart, Golf Club and Golf Ball Incidents”. “Forensic Engineering Analysis of Golf Course, Golf Cart, Golf Club and Golf Ball Incidents”.

Prior Expert

210+ Golf course accident and safety investigations including depositions, court testimony, reports, accident analysis, consulting, graphic exhibits, photography, video, construction analysis, and replacement cost estimates. Over 40 years of design and construction management experience, including golf courses, clubhouses, cart paths, driving ranges, learning centers, and parking lots.

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