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About AMCC

The AMCC Difference

The AMCC Difference

Easy, effective and efficient... the true alternative to ligitation and cumbersome ADR rules programs.

AMCC professionals possess exceptional technical expertise in their specific field which translates into accurate awards and settlements.

Daniel C. Smith, GC

Arbitrator / Appraiser

Professional History

2003 - present Arbitrator, Appraiser. Serve as single nuetral Arbitrator for Construction related disputes. Award damages involving all building trades , including, but not limited to, concrete, plumbing, electrical, swimming pool, structural and water loss issues. Also serves as appraiser in Insurance Code 2071 Appraisal of Insurance Claims for loss and actual cash value disputes.

1998 - present Damage Appraiser, ITS Group, Inc. Provide comprehensive technical support for Expert Witness Testimony, Fair Market Valuations and Damage Appraisals. Responsibilites include valuations of damaged properties and building systems, estimating, computer aided drafting and onsite damage assessments, as well as compiling and extrapolating data, analyzing reports and diagramming total losses. Also provide technical support for alternative dispute resolution and litigation matters.

1997 - 1998 Claims Representative, State Farm Insurance Company. Provide customer service and claims resolution to insurance policyholders. Responsibilities included extensive client communication, on-site claim evaluations and valuation of damaged property, as well as resolution of coverage questions and determination of liability.

1989 - 1997 Service Technician, State Farm Insurance Company. Provide comprehensive maintenance and repair of building systems and equipment, including HVAC, plumbing, electrical and telephone, as well as both rough and finish carpentry.


Ongoing - Technical and Trade seminars

2003 - Arbitration Certificate Program

2000 - University of Phoenix, Los Angeles. Bachelor of Arts with honors.

1992 - California Lutheran College, Business Administration Major

1991 - San Jose State College, Business Administration Major

Selected Achievements

Certified Water Damage Restorer

AutoCad Technician

Xactimate Technician

Panel Member, Arbitration Mediation and Conciliation Center

California Contractor’s License No. 842378