NELSON is a leading FORENSICS and CONSULTING group specializing in Forensic Engineering & Forensic Architecture, Fire Investigation, Chemistry & Environmental Science, Cost Estimating & Appraisal, and Roofing Materials Testing. Our mission is to reduce risk and prevent failure by combining ethical standards with advanced technologies in an effort to discover cause of failure and to educate our clients and peers on our findings.

NELSON’s professional team of experts is available for on-site investigations; expert witness; litigation and subrogation resource and support; and consulting services.


In The Spotlight:Project Director Jonathan M. Barry, M.S., P.E.
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Jonathan M. Barry, M.S., P.E.
Project Director
Jonathan M. Barry, M.S., P.E., is a Civil Engineer in California. His experience includes structural and forensics cause & origin and analysis in residential, commercial, industrial, healthcare, educational buildings and other structures. Jonathan is licensed in the state of California and works out of the Nelson Forensics Irvine office. He received a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Notre Dame and a M.S. in Engineering from UT Austin.