Michael LaMana Consulting Foresters, Expert Arborists, Urban Forests. Expert Witness, Licensed Tree Experts serving NJ PA DE MD NY CT VA WV OH NC SC GA FL

Forensic Tree Experts

LaMana Forensic Tree Expert 1000

Forensic Investigation & Expert Witness

When a tree or tree-part breaks or permanently deforms in response to a force applied by the environment, we say that the tree has failed. Such tree failures often result from many factors interacting over long periods of time, before one factor creates a stress that the tree can no longer withstand. Determination of primary versus contributing factors, as well as the degree to which these might have been knowable, is a specialty within arboriculture that LaMana Consulting Foresters offers to our clients.

Litigation & Insurance Claims Support

Michael LaMana provides expert witness services as a consulting forensic expert and testifying expert and has done so for over & arboriculture He is proven in depositions, arbitrations, and trials, both bench and jury, and has taken on such assignments in many states around the United States. Mr. LaMana has been qualified as an expert witness in many hearings and trials. Mike has undertaken assignments in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Idaho, Montana and Washington.

Michael LaMana, Expert Witness

Michael LaMana understands that the right expert witness can make your case and has participated in hundreds of cases and investigations to date. He knows what’s involved and can help you to streamline the entire process –  from assignment formulation, to investigation to unbiased and professional results – all of which save you time and energy.


No more wasting time with unprofessional consultants learning ‘on-the-job’ or providing less than desirable results. With our approach you will get timely, professional information and testimony that will help make you and your client look good and help you focus on your job – prevailing.

Michael LaMana has been accepted by numerous Courts of Law and Land Use Boards as a testifying expert regarding trees, tree failure, tree and plant appraisal, arboriculture, horticulture, landscape management, and forestry in several states including New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania.

Our professional consulting arborists and foresters are uniquely qualified by virtue of extensive forestry education, as well as University research and teaching experience.

We bring decades of knowledge regarding tree growth & health, physiology, and management, tempered with realworld experience, giving you actionable, clear and practical arborist reports and expert opinions.

30 Years Experience

Excellent Service

Quick Turnaround

Dedicated Support

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