James McMullen - The McMullen Compay Inc. - Fire Cause Investigators - Court Qualified Expert Witness - Arson Investigation - Fire & Life Safety Code - Consulting Services - Current executive director of the National Code Services Association. - Window Safety Code - Window fall prevention Consulting

James McMullen CV - The McMullen Company Inc. Fire Cause Investigators - Fire Department Management & Operations Consultants - Court Qualified Expert Witness - Arson Investigation - Fire & Life Safety Code - Code Consulting Services - Executive Director National Code Services Ass. - Window Safety Code - Window fall prevention Consulting -  Company Brochure:

James Mc Mullen Court Qualified Expert Witness & Arson Consulting Services specializing in fire origin investigation, fire and building code consulting, fire prevention and life safety as well as window safety and fire department operations.



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Fire expert witness James McMullen Curriculum Vitae

Fire expert witness James McMullen is court qualified having testified over 100 times in deposition or trial. Chief McMullen has 40 years of experience in fire service administration, including strategic fire planning and evaluating public fire services. Additionally he is qualified to testify in the administration of building and fire codes as well as laws, regulations, ordinances and standards, to evaluate fire and life safety. The training of fire professionals is another area of his expertise. Chief McMullen also was the Chair of California's Special Arson Task Force and has extensive experience in the investigation of fire origin, cause and spread and also negligence of fire department operations and management. He is a leading expert in window safety and serves on the National Safety Councils Window Safety Task Force. He is a leading expert in fire safety roofing and wild land fire safety and serves as Executive Director of the National Code Services Association a division of The Western Fire Chiefs Association


Fire Protection Consultant. The McMullen Company, Inc., Davis, California (1993 Present). President of The McMullen Company, Inc., a fire protection consulting firm with both private sector and government clients. The McMullen Company's services include fire and life safety evaluations; fire and building code development for State and model codes; fire product and code analysis; fire cause investigation and evaluation; fire department management reviews; emergency management planning and training; as well as forensic fire expert witness services. (1992 1993 Gage-Babcock & Associates, Inc., Senior Fire Protection Consultant.) detailed list of expert experience.

  • Executive Director, National Code Services Association (2001 Present)
  • Code Coordinator, Western Fire Chiefs Association (2001 Present)
  • Commissioner/Vice Chair (2002 Present), Training Officer (1999 2002), West Plainfield
  • Fire Protection District, Davis, CA


August 1984 Master of Public Administration (MPA) Golden Gate University (Fire Protection Emphasis)
June 1978 Bachelor of Arts (BA) University of Redlands (Management) (Fire Protection Emphasis)
June 1966 Associate of Arts (AA) Mt. San Antonio College (Fire Science)
June 1963 Certificate in Fire Science Mt. San Antonio College

Licenses / Credentials:

Recipient, Robert W. Gain Award, Western Fire Chiefs Association (2007)  
Lifetime California Community College Teaching Credential in Fire Science  
State of California Private Investigator and Qualified Manager/Owner  
Qualified Fire Expert Witness  


2004 Present   National Safety Council Member of Window Safety Task Force; Former Member, Fire Task Group.
2003 Present   International Code Council Member
2002 Present   Forensic Expert Witness Association Member and Former President, Sacramento / Sierra Chapter
2000 Present   National Code Services Association Active Life Charter Voting Member; Executive Director; Member: Code Interpretation/Development and Training; Annual Conference and Protocols Committees.
2000 2008   American College of Forensic Examiners, Inc. Member
2008 2009   Jackson Rancheria Fire Safety Committee Member
2005   State Assemblies for Emergency Response (SAFE) Member
2005 - 1962  



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