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Eric L. Risberg

Founder and President

Advanced Appraisal International, Inc.

268 Bush Street, #2100, San Francisco, CA, 94104-3503
Phone: (415) 531-1414 Fax: www.advan-ced-appraisal.com Email: eric.risberg@advanced-appraisal.com

Specialties

Eric provides real estate appraisals of: shopping centers and all types of retail; apartments; condominium complexes; suburban or downtown office buildings; mixed-use facilities; industrial properties; hotels; waterfront properties; right-of-ways; easements; ground leases; subdivisions; resort properties; golf courses; airports; wineries and vineyards; and all types of land. He has completed many assignments needed for: landlord-tenant disputes, changes in market conditions, construction defects, fraud, and fair market rent determinations, for use in mediation, arbitration, appraisement and litigation.

Degrees/Licenses

MAI, ASA, SRA.

Formal Education

BS, Business Administration 1992 (Real Estate and Urban Land Economics), University of Wisconsin, Madison; BS, Business Administration 1992 (Risk Management & Insurance), University of Wisconsin, Madison. He has successfully completed over 70 real estate appraisal and brokerage courses since 1993.

Reg/Lic

Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, State of California #025802, Licensed California Real Estate Broker #01231982, Certified General Real Estate Appraiser (Hawaii) #624.

Previous/Current Position

President and Founder of Advanced Appraisal International, Inc. Eric was formerly the lead real estate appraiser for American Appraisal, the world’s largest independent valuation firm, in their San Francisco office. He has over 25 years of commercial and residential real estate appraisal and consulting experience. Expert witness on over 100 cases.

Honors/Awards

Litigation Professional Development certificate from the Appraisal Institute. California Association of Realtors. National Association of Realtors. Approved Instructor with the Appraisal Institute.

Prof. Affil.

American Society of Appraisers, Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA), Appraisal Institute, Designated Member (MAI), Senior Residential Appraiser (SRA), Appraisal Institute.

Prior Expert

Eric has provided expert witness testimony in the following California State Superior Courts: Alameda, Contra Costa, Orange County, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Solano, and Yuba. He has been hired as an expert on over 100 cases. Large cases in recent years include: Millennium Tower, PGE Forest Fires, BART.

John S. Preston

Attorney

Law Offices of John S. Preston

1060 Clarendon Cr., Oakland, CA, 94610
Phone: (510) 289-0766 Email: johnprestonmediation@gmail.com www.johnprestonmediation.com

Specialties

(A) Specializing w Mediation + Arbitration regarding CAR purchase and sale agreements; Real Estate - all aspects of Real Estate law/practice incl: Buyer & Seller Disputes; Easement, Options, Inspections, Partitions, Construction, Broker Disclosure, Standards of care, Limited Partnerships: Purchase and Sale Contracts, Mortgage and Lending Practices;
(B) Attorney Fee Disputes, Trial testimony regarding reasonable fees has included Lodestar method, Laffey Matrix, Vague & Duplicate billing entries, Block Billing, ambiguous hourly rates. (C) Law Firm Dissolution, Mediation/dispute resolution.

Degrees/Licenses

BA, JD, Real Estate Broker (1994), Certified Mediator (UC Berkeley) 87237.

Formal Education

BA, Economics, Syracuse University, 1969; JD, Law, University of Wisconsin, 1972. Wisconsin Law Review.

Reg/Lic

Licensed Real Estate Broker, State Bar (CA)

Previous/Current Position

General Counsel and Chief Financial Officer for Fayette Manufacturing Corp. Duties included loan agreements, investment prospectuses, limited partnerships and every aspect of corporate troubleshooting, as well as commercial leases, easements, licenses and managing law firms (including reasonable billing practices and fees). Panelist Mediator, Bay Area Counties, regarding attorney fee disputes. Conducted in excess of 200 mediations and arbitrations.

Honors/Awards

University of Wisconsin Law Review, 1972. Current member, SF INNS of Court.

Prof. Affil.

CA State Bar Association; AAA, PSA and NYSE arbitration and East Bay county mediation panels.

Prior Expert

(A) RE Expert testimony in over a dozen trials: 20+ yrs testimony. Acted as: Principal, RE Broker, General/Limited Partner, Litigator, Appellate Lawyer, Arbitrator & Mediator. Credentialed Testimony Includes: CAR contracts; "Attorney Fee Clauses" and determination and award of reasonable legal fees, "Agency Relationships" (& other normally inadmissible contractual matters). Credential Expert Testimony includes determination of reasonable and necessary attorney fees during retention using a variety of factors. (B) Arbitrated/Mediated 250+ cases (many with Atty Fees Provisions & Awards).

Doug Minor

Easy Credit Relief Inc.

2625 Townsgate Rd. #330, Westlake Village, CA , 91361
Phone: (805) 267-1118 Alternate: (818) 261-0170 Fax: (805) 267-1101 Email: doug@dougminor.com www.fcracreditexperrtwitness.com

Specialties

Credit Reporting, Credit Scoring, Credit Damages Reports including Quantitative Analysis, and Credit Score Simulations, Reasonable Procedures FCRA, FDCPA, Credit Report Evaluation, Consumer Dispute Process with Data Furnishers and Credit Bureaus.

Degrees/Licenses

Real Estate Salesperson License since 1985 to November 2011.

Formal Education

High School & College

Reg/Lic

Fair Credit Reporting Act Certification from Consumer Data Industry Association of Washington D.C. Credit CRM Certification as Credit Expert, Certificate of Achievement and Training Certification: FACTA Identity Theft Prevention Program. CMPS Certified as a Certified Mortgage Planning Professional. FICO® Professional Designation from Allregs Academy

Previous/Current Position

Founder and President of Easy Credit Relief Inc., Mortgage Loan Officer, Speaker, Educator.

Prof. Affil.

Forensic Professional Witness Association

Publications

Co-Author of Anatomy of Credit Scores, Credit Repair-Life after a Short Sale/Foreclosure, 9 Credit Score Myths Do More Harm Than Good on FoxBusiness.com, Yahoo Finance, and CreditCards.com.

Prior Expert

Consulted and prepared reports on over 125 cases as well as giving Trial and Deposition testimony. Over 25 times qualified in both Federal and State courts.

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