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Thomas F. Jenkins, AIA

Principal Architect

Education

  • 1987 - Bachelor of Architecture, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California

Registration and Certifications

  • 1992 Licensed Architect, California No. C-23128 1996-2008 ICBO Certified Building Inspector, No. 1025703-10
  • 2008 Certified Building Inspector, International Code Council No. 1025703-10
  • 2006 National Council of Architectural Registration Boards Certificate No. 60615
  • 2008 Licensed Architect, Arizona No. 47760
  • 2011 Licensed Architect, Nevada No. 6716

Forensic Experience

  • 1997-Current KPA Associates, Inc., San Diego, California
  • 1993-1996 Bayless Cobb & Associates Architects, San Diego, California
  • 1988-1993 Bayless Cobb/David Sweet Architects & Associates, San Diego, California

Mr. Jenkins has been retained as an expert witness on over 125 cases since 1996. He has worked on behalf of developers, contractors, sub-contractors, insurance carriers, and owners. Responsibilities include:

  • Mediations and presentations
  • Interpret and explain construction documents, contracts, records, and industry standards
  • Inspect and document existing building and site conditions
  • Research building codes and technical issues
  • Analysis of inspection data
  • Develop reports, repair recommendations, repair details, and quantities.
  • Deposition and trial testimony, illustrations and exhibits

Architectural Experience

  • 1997-Current KPA Associates, Inc., San Diego, California
  • 1993-1996 Bayless Cobb & Associates Architects, San Diego, California
  • 1988-1993 Bayless Cobb/David Sweet Architects & Associates, San Diego, California
  • 1987-1988 McHale/ Woods Associates, Costa Mesa, California
  • 1987 Collins, Steichen, Fields Irvine, California

At KPAA, Mr. Jenkins has been the architect of record on several residential remodel and addition projects. WIth regard to new construction, he was architect of record for a multi-family project consisting of two ocean-front duplexes in Mission Beach. He has extensive experience in residential design and construction and has served as project architect on over 40 residential projects.