JoAnn Coleman


JoAnn is a register Professional Engineer with more than 35 years of construction industry experience. She has been appointed as expert on more than 15 occasions in both delay and quantum matters.

JoAnn has a varied project background gaining design experience at a major engineering firm. She acquired hands-on construction experience in project scheduling, and claims experience on a wide range of buildings and infrastructure projects.

JoAnn has worked extensively in construction claims preparation, analysis and expert support for owners, contractors, attorneys and designers across North America, South America and Asia. Representative projects include both renovation and new construction of educational facilities, religious facilities, hotels and casinos, hospitals, residential and mixed-use facilities, roads and highways, stadiums, light rail, water and sewerage treatment facilities, and federal, state and local government facilities.

JoAnn has testified twice before the Pennsylvania Board of Claims regarding electrical and plumbing related disputes in educational facilities. She has provided expert support and analysis for various defence, infrastructure and buildings projects across the USA. She has also delivered expert testimony in mediation, including for a $71 million resort dispute.

JoAnn is a professional engineer in Maryland and Pennsylvania and a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the National Society of Professional Engineers and the Construction Management Association of America. She is proficient in commonly used scheduling software and various data management and litigation support software and has delivered numerous seminars regarding construction contracts and claims.

Qualifications BS Civil Engineering
Professional Memberships ASCE, CMAA, MDSPE, NSPE
Expert Highlights
  • Hands-on scheduling experience.
  • Proven as a credible expert under cross-examination.
  • Learned critical path analysis by drafting time-scaled logic diagrams.
  • Managed the project schedule on the second largest construction project in Washington, DC.
  • Varied schedule and delay analysis experience across buildings, power and water projects.
  • Professional engineer in Maryland and Pennsylvania.
Expert Details
Location Washington, DC, USA
Services Quantum, Delay
Sectors Buildings, Infrastructure, Industrial, Power & Utilities, Technology
Expert Statistics
Years of Experience 38
No. of Expert Commissions 16
No. of Cross Examinations 2
No. of Depositions 8

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