Mr. Michael Panish


P.O. Box 725
Offices in CA & New Hampshire
Woodland Hills, CA & NH, 91365

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Expert witness 20+yrs hands-on experience Construction/Cabinetry/Carpentry/Doors/Hardware. Manufacturer&installer custom cabinets/countertops/furniture/finish carpentry. Most settle before trial.
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EW #13853 Consultant and Expert Witness: Commercial construction and project management (all facets) for new and remodel; Healthcare construction and specialties for clean rooms, labs, air lock, psychiatric; Acoustic construction; Fabrication, manufacturing, and installation of cabinets, counter tops, furniture, casework, millwork; Door, door hardware, access control, fire/life safety, ADA installations/applications; EW #13853 has more than 25 years hands-on experience in new construction and remodel for commercial buildings (interior and exterior), and is an accomplished cabinetmaker and woodworker. EW #13853 is a licensed general building contractor, electrical contractor, cabinetry contractor, and door, lock & security equipment contractor in the State of California. EW #13853 is often called upon by organizations to teach and train employees for cabinet fabrication and assembly, including safety, blueprint reading, fabrication math concepts, measurement, layout, design, proper usage of tools and materials, material selection, material quantity, appropriate finish for the application, finishing techniques and procedures, installation; The company has 3 separate divisions. Construction Systems is a full service construction company, specializing in commercial construction, with emphasis on medical and hospitality environments; EW #13853 is a hands-on working owner of this company and is on-site during all projects; Cabinet Systems is a custom cabinet shop specializing in commercial cabinets, counter tops and furniture for medical, hospitality and retail environments; Cabinet systems designs, custom fabricates product and installs with their own crews; Cabinet Systems is established as a custom installer for many national cabinet companies; Relamination and refinishing of existing surfaces; Extensive use and knowledge of application and relamination of plastic laminate (P-lam) surfaces; Door and Hardware Systems furnishes, installs and repairs commercial doors, door frames, hardware and locks; EW #13853 founded and established Door and Hardware Systems, primarily for the purpose of establishing a benchmark for medical, commercial and hotel markets; ADA and Life Safety Compliance, sales and installation of custom fabricated and standard doors, fire doors, frames, hardware, access controls and alarm systems; Automated door entry and safety interlock systems; Hospital Joint Commission (JACHO / OSHPD) site readiness; Summary: More than 25 years hands-on experience in new construction, remodel, consultation, project management, inspection, and analysis for commercial, hospital, medical, hospitality and retail industry. Expert in all facets & trades of (new/remodel construction) for healthcare facilities, commercial, hotel, institutional & multi-residential w/ emphasis on door & door hardware issues, custom cabinetry, counter top and furniture fabrication and installation, fire & life safety related access issues, ADA compliance & life safety for all door functions, appropriate door hardware, panic devices, door & door frame installations, proper function of door systems, automatic door entry, safety interlock systems, fire inspection analysis for doors, acoustic and electronic systems, data/ phone cabling, healthcare construction requiring clean rooms, labs, negative air, air lock, psychiatric access to secure areas; Expert in all phases of cabinet making, manufacturing, design and installation; Antique restoration and repair of fine cabinetry and millwork in antique homes such as Williams Mansions throughout Southern California (Bel-Air and Beverly Hills). Commercial construction as a general contractor, cabinet manufacturer and installer, installer of proprietary electronic and monitor acute systems making use of an electrical background with specialized cabling and isolated wiring system needs. Acoustic design/build and fabrication of solutions to acute problems relating to sound control and dispersion. Electrical contractor, Cabinet and Millwork Contractor, Door, Lock and Security Equipment Contractor. Licenses: California Contractors State License # xxxxxx License Classes: B General Building Contractor; C-10 Electrical Contractor C-6 Cabinetry, Carpentry, Millwork Contractor C-28 Door, Lock, Security Equipment Contractor California Real Estate License # xxxxx
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