We have 45 years of professional experience constructing a wide range of projects, providing design services, preparing construction documents and participating in construction contract administration services

CONSTRUCTION DEFECT CONSULTANTS (CDC) was established in San Jose, California in 1996. CDC is a small company whose principal investigator is David G. Matthews, and collaborates with a highly trained team of independent consultants. CDC is committed to solving problems through collaboration, cooperation, and communication with its clients. CDC works closely with other consultants hired by the Client to facilitate the oftentimes complex process of multi-party cases. In addition, our attention-to-detail and our investigative and analyses processes enable us to make objective conclusions and arrive at an expert opinion more efficiently. Frequently, our approach has lead to a quicker resolution of matters and lower overall case costs. CDC is known for their organization and preparedness. We continue to be committed to Client responsiveness and to quality professional service.

David G. Matthews is a licensed Contractor in the State of California. In addition, Mr. Matthews is the recipient of 9 ICC Inspector Certifications, to include Certified Building Official, Electrical Inspector, Building Inspector, Plans Examiner, Combination Inspector, Plumbing Inspector, Mechanical Inspector, Fire Code Inspector, and Accessibility/Usability Plans Examiner and Inspector. Since 1953, Mr. Matthews has held licenses in General Engineering, General Building, Electrical, Plumbing, and Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning. Mr. Matthews provides comprehensive inspection services for a wide variety of commercial, residential, and industrial projects. He has over 45 years of professional experience constructing and inspecting a wide range of projects, providing design services, preparing construction documents and participating in construction contract administration services. In addition, he provides forensic investigation services for cases involving construction defects, personal injury, Code compliance, ADA/Accessibility compliance and construction contract dispute/delay claim matters for both plaintiff and defense clients. Mr. Matthews is a designated expert witness and has provided deposition and trial testimony on numerous cases. Mr. Matthews is an active member of many professional organizations and construction industry associations and donates his professional services to many community and civic organizations to promote excellence in design and improve community standards. Mr. Matthews is the Managing Member of Construction Defect Consultants.

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