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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 twenty-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

Fair Market Valuations

Construction Defect Analysis

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

Residential, Commercial and Industrial appraisal experience

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 - Senior Member

Certified Restorer

Certified Construction Inspector

Certified Environmental Inspector


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


Bachelor of Science Somerset University, London, England

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

Real Estate Appraisal Seminars, American Society of Appraisers


American Society of Appraisers, Washington, D.C. Senior Member

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

N.I.F.R. (National Institute of Fire Restoration) Certified Restorer

N.I.D.R. (National Institute of Disaster Restoration) Advisory Board Member, Steering Committee

DK (Disaster Kleenup)

Association of Construction Inspectors

Environmental Assessment Association