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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.

Gary A. Halpin, CR, ASA

Arbitrator / Mediator / Appraiser & Umpire / Dispute Review Board Member

With more than thirty-five years in the industry, Gary has extensive technical knowledge and hands on experience that enables him to act as an expert witness, consultant and damage appraiser. He has also successfully expedited the resolve of hundreds of alternative dispute resolution matters. Gary’s clients include, but are certainly not limited to, plaintiffs, respondents, attorneys, home-owners associations, private parties and corporations.

Areas of Expertise

Comprehensive Alternative Dispute Resolution Services

Structure and Content Valuations

Insurance Code 2071 Appraiser and Umpire

Structural Damage Appraisals for disaster and other losses

Consultant to Insureds and Insurers on major fire losses, earthquake damages

Expert witness for structural damages with replacement/repair valuations

Qualified as an expert in Federal, Superior and Municipal courts

Los Angeles, Orange County and Arizona Superior Court Appointed Mediation Umpire

Arbitrator, California Contractor’s State License Board


Licensed General Building Contractor

Licensed Electrical Contractor

Licensed Masonry Contractor

Certified Appraiser - ASA - Senior Member (Past)

Certified Restorer


September 2003 Pepperdine University School of Law “Avoiding & Resolving Construction Disputes”, Presenter

May 2003 American Bar Association “Arbitration: Theory v Reality”, Presenter

January 2003 Arbitration Mediation Conciliation Center “Appraisal of Insurance Claims”, Instructor


Water Loss Institute Millersville, Maryland

National Institute of Fire Restoration, Arlington, Virginia

Certified Restoration Technician, Unsmoke Inc., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

California Contractor's School, Long Beach, California

Extensive Technical Seminars, Including Mold and Mildew Institute


American Society of Appraisers, Washington, D.C. Senior Member (Past)

A.S.C.R. (Association of Specialists in Cleaning and Restoration)

RIA - Certified Restorer

DK (Disaster Kleenup) (Past)

IICRC - Applied Microbial Remediation

IICRC - Water Damage Restoration