Debra Thelen has announced the commencement of DK Construction Services State of California B – General Building Contractor License # 926873 as of January 6th 2009.Debra will confine her efforts to the Construction Industry throughout the United States.
Debra was born and raised in Billings, Montana.She attended courses at Eastern Montana College and Montana State University.She has 18 years experience as a field inspector for many litigated cases, involving both plaintiff and defense experts as well as owning and operating two previous successful companies in Montana.
Debra has invested 14 years in the Construction Industry where she has actively reviewed and analyzed many cases, managed legal proceedings for her employers and participated in mediations, arbitrations, and trial proceedings.She has working knowledge of the aspects of the Insurance Industry. She has provided litigation, consultation and expert witness services on construction defects and personal injury cases for many Architectural firms. The expert, comprehensive services were used by clients for successful resolution of disputes in many hundreds of individual cases since 1995.
For the past 14 years, Debra has been associated with many Construction Industry experts such as JP Landry & Associates, AV Builders Inc., Joelson & Vail, KPAA & Associates where she was an owner/shareholder of the company, Tedd Foley, Bayless Cobb, Ron Tov, Bruce Bergman, Andy Bowen, Duane Brown, Victor Dominelli, Tom Jenkins, Bruno Marsella, SC Wright Construction, Buckles & Associates, Architechnology, and RW James and Associates.
Debra has been involved in over 300 cases for clients including developers, general contractors, insurance companies, individual homeowners, and a wide variety of subcontractors.She has hands on experience with document review such as building plans, contracts, change orders, submittals, building department records and construction phase correspondence.Debra has had 14 years of hands on experience in field investigation including site observation, intrusive testing and has performed as a job superintendant for mold remediation cases in Newport Coast, Newport, LaJolla and Los Angeles.She has used all media methods, including still photography as well as the latest technology, examining and documenting existing site and building conditions.
With more than 21 years of executive management experience and extensive construction and general operations management Debra is known as an expert problem solver.Integrity and professionalism are at the core of Debra’s business and personal life.For inquiries please contact her at: