Virtually any valuation engagement can be subjected to litigation. Valuation counseling can help resolve disputes. Sometimes your client does not necessarily need another appraisal, but a better understanding of underlying assumptions. Barton DeLacy has served as consultant and subject matter expert to attorneys for over thirty years.
DeLacy has qualified as an expert in diverse venues including state and federal courts. He has served on arbitration panels and participated in mediated settlements as well. For specific trial experience see Services tab above.
Specifically, Mr. DeLacy has qualified as an expert witness in real property valuation cases for United States Circuit Courts in Connecticut, New Jersey, Oregon, Illinois and Northern California. Mr. DeLacy has presented expert testimony in property tax appeals at various levels in Oregon, Washington, Missouri, Illinois, Georgia and Montana.
He has also been retained by the US Departments of Justice and Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Department of Defense (US Navy), US Forest Service, General Services Administration (GSA) and Internal Revenue Service as a valuation expert.