Mr. Dominelli’s forensic experience in support of construction defect litigation covers thousands of residential and commercial properties in the states of California, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado & Texas. His project investigations performed as an architectural expert have been on behalf of both plaintiff and defense clientele. He has directed a diverse and broad range of forensic investigations, primarily for large, nationally oriented development organizations. He has crafted a particular expertise in facilitating case resolutions through mediation, most notably in large-scale high-rise condominium construction.
Deposition testimony has been provided. Mr. Dominelli’s skills and interests also include marketing and promoting business development both locally and regionally.
Having now joined Core Consulting Group Inc.., Mr. Dominelli looks to build on his forensic experience and successful track record, while enhancing and further cultivating the service offerings of the firm as a whole.
1987 Licensed Architect, California, C18630 2010 Licensed Architect, Nevada, #6615
2013 Licensed Architect, Texas, #23980
1994 California Office of Emergency Services, Registered Building Safety Assessment Volunteer (post- Northridge earthquake)
2007 American Institute of Architects, San Diego Chapter Member
2009 National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), #11745
1981 Bachelor of Science Degree with Honors Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois College of Architecture, Planning and Design
American Institute of Architects San Diego Chapter OrchidAwards:
1991 The Wave Condominiums, Del Mar, California (Multi-Family ResidentialDesign) 1994 The YMCA Youth Shelter, Oceanside, California (Planning & Architecture)
San Diego Home/Garden Magazine Home of the Year Competition:
1991 Finalist, Guttero Residence, Leucadia,California
The Diehl Group Architects, Inc., Encinitas, California
Conducted and managed forensic investigations on behalf of both plaintiff and developer entities, including all aspects of visual investigation and intrusive testing, coordination of expert consultants, technical research, document review, analysis and allocation of trade responsibility, preparation of repair recommendation reports and participation in mediations as required. Duties also included managing the firm’s marketing of professional services.
Principal Architect, Board of Directors, Vice President of
Marketing KPA Associates Inc., San Diego,California
Responsible for all phases of forensic architectural services on behalf of developer entities within a 13 to 22-person firm, including site investigations, coordination of consultants, technical research, document and contract review, analysis of conditions, allocation of trade responsibility, preparation of repair recommendations, participation in expert meetings and mediations and deposition testimony.
Managing Architect – The Diehl Group Architects, Inc., Encinitas, California
Conducted forensic investigations on behalf of both plaintiff and developer entities, including site investigations, intrusive testing, coordination of consultants, technical research, document review, analysis of conditions, allocation of trade responsibility, preparation of repair recommendations, participation in mediations and deposition testimony.
Project Architect – Whitmore & Associates, Architects, San Diego, California Performed forensic investigations, provided analysis of defective conditions, developed repair recommendations and prepared reports of findings on behalf of both plaintiff and developer entities of single-family and multi-family residential developments.
Project Architect – City Design, San Diego, California Provided services for a specific adaptive reuse project in San Diego’s Hillcrest neighborhood. This project provided for the conversion of an early 20th century telephone cable facility into residential live/work studios and loft spaces.
Victor Dominelli, Architect, San Diego,California Private practice, sole proprietor for design and documentation of new or remodeled custom residences and renovations of mixed use and retail projects. Provided consulting services to major developers of regional shopping centers for review of proposed tenant improvements.
Principal, Owner – Architura, Del Mar, Solana Beach, and San Diego,California Performed design, construction documentation, project management and construction administration services on a variety of award winning residential, commercial tenant improvements, retail and restaurant projects. Responsible for the firm’s business administration, marketing, and contract negotiations.