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58th Annual ASCDC Seminar

Jan. 31 & Feb. 1, 2019 | Los Angeles


Meet PFCS staff at the 58th Annual Association of Southern California Defense Counsel Seminar at the JW Marriott at LA Live on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1.

Project manager Laurie Beckham, architect Paul Kushner and construction expert Mike Villalba will be on site to illustrate why we’re the experts in construction defect litigation and expert witness testimony.

📍 Location

JW Marriott at LA Live
900 W Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015


Why Us

  • Expertise: Solid, practical experts focused on real practical solutions.

  • Project Management: Operational excellence through beginning-to-end engineered systems and processes that are as close to a guarantee of excellence in our work as possible.

  • Technology: We have a world-class proprietary technology system that helps us do better work, faster and cheaper than our competition.

  • Standards: We use both industry and internal standards to plan our work and to compare and evaluate our performance after execution.

  • Solutions: PFCS is focused on real practical solutions. We differ from competition by saving more than we cost, figuring out a path to the best solution, communicating in plain English so our smart, not-technical clients can make excellent decisions.

What We Do

Meet our Team


Laurie Beckham

Laurie Beckham has more than 20 years of experience specializing in both construction consulting and defense workers' compensation, primarily working with legal and insurance professionals. Laurie joined Pete Fowler Construction Services, Inc., in July 2018 with a stellar record and reputation of providing accurate and professional service to clients, counsel and insurance companies.


Paul Kushner

Paul V. Kushner, A.I.A., is a licensed architect and a certified construction contract administrator. Paul has worked for over two decades in the construction, architectural services and construction defect litigation industry. Paul has experience in the design, development and production of construction documents, construction administration, construction observation, code compliance, technical consultant coordination, property inspection and testing construction claims. He also has a long history in building performance analysis including analyzing damage, performing testing, specifying and overseeing repairs, and testifying at numerous depositions, arbitration and trials on a variety of construction issues.

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Michael Villalba

Michael Villalba is an expert construction consultant and cost estimator with experience in virtually every role in the contracting and building industry, from laborer to owner of a general contracting firm. Mike’s portfolio includes projects involving single-family residences, multi-family projects, mixed use developments, commercial, institutional, industrial, low-rise, mid-rise and high-rise construction, serving clients who are property owners and managers, developers and contractors, product manufacturers and suppliers, insurers and lawyers. 

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