Mr. Studebaker joined Donan in 2018 and currently serves as a Forensic Engineer based out of the firm’s Orlando, Florida office. He began his engineering career in 1984 and has worked in the following industries: civil, construction, and forensic engineering. Jim has worked in the field of residential construction, including structural design. His areas of expertise are automobile failures/defects, automotive mechanical systems, construction defects, mechanical fire causation, plumbing failure, product liability, mechanical defect, and watercraft construction and maintenance, among others.
Jim is a licensed professional engineer in Florida. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Tufts University in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters of Business Administration from Florida Institute of Technology. He is also licensed as a certified building contractor in Florida.