KLM Litigation Services


Kenneth L. Mettler

Kenneth L. Mettler



Qualifications

34 years of experience

CONSTRUCTION

  • Production of 1000 tract homes
  • 100 semi-custom homes
  • 50 custom, estate and mountain homes
  • Industrial/commercial buildings
  • Apartment complexes
  • Tenant improvements

LAND DEVELOPMENT

  • Acquisition
  • Annexation
  • General plan amendment
  • Entitlements
  • 900 finished residential lots
  • Industrial parks
  • Large parcel tracts

SALES & MARKETING

  • Tract home sales, brokerage & marketing
  • Broker for 200+ transactions for third party clients
  • Residential, land, industrial & Sec. 1031 exchanges.
KLM Litigation Services

Construction and Real Estate litigation consultant and expert witness.


Central California
phone: (661) 549-6715
Email



Education / Licenses

  • Master of Public Administration, University of California
  • California State Contractor's License
  • California State Real Estate Broker's License
  • California Notary Public


Fee Schedule

  • Initial review (not to exceed 4 hours): $75/hr
  • Consulting / research: $150/hr
  • Deposition / court testimony: $250/hr
  • Travel time: $75/hr plus mileage @ IRS allowance
  • Reimbursement for related out-of-pocket expenses

Areas of Expertise

  • Construction Defects
  • Project & Construction Management
  • Land Development & Entitlements
  • CPM Scheduling
  • Developer & Project Manager Duties
  • Job Specifications & Costs
  • Profitability Analysis
  • Residual Land Value
  • Public Disclosures
  • Marketing & Brokerage Issues
  • Standard of Care
  • Joint Venture & Partnership Disputes
  • Industry customs and practices
  • Special assessment bonding
  • Notice of default procedures
  • Water company formation
  • Surface vs. mineral rights

Experience

2011-
Present
LANDMAN
KLM Land Services
Bakersfield, CA
2006-
Present
CONSULTANT
KLM Litigation Services.
Bakersfield, CA
2004-
Present
PRESIDENT
KLM Homes, Inc.
Bakersfield, CA
2003VICE PRESIDENT
Almond Tree Village, Inc.
Bakersfield, CA
2002PROJECT MANAGER
D. R. Horton, Inc.
Bakersfield, CA
1998-01PRESIDENT
Del Mar Custom Homes, Inc.
Newport Beach, CA
1982-00PRESIDENT
METCO Homes of California, Inc.
Bakersfield, CA
1993-98PRESIDENT
METCO Homes of Arizona, Inc.
Tucson, AZ
1978-98PRESIDENT
METCO Development Corporation
Bakersfield, CA


References

  • Available upon request