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I am the Executive Director of the Pepperdine University Crest Associates donor program. Crest Associates program is an important community support group for Pepperdine University. Its participants contribute to scholarships and programs for worthy students and help ensure them of a quality education grounded in strong values. They also come on campus and enjoy lectures, sporting events, art performances, and other university functions. I am an alumnus of Pepperdine's Seaver College, our undergraduate school, and an active member of the Malibu Chamber of Commerce. I work daily to bring together Malibu and surrounding cities with our students and university community in mutual support.
James assists families, investors & home owners from Malibu to Santa Barbara to San Diego, earning a "first-call" basis with many agents, architects, & attorneys, for his expertise and personal attention. Bank Appraisals, Legal Support, Expert Witness, Architectural & Historic properties. Working as a team with traditional hard working families gives him the greatest satisfaction. James has appraised or inspected over 300 significant historical & architectural homes, by such well-known professionals as Doug Burdge, Clive Dawson, Lester Tobias, Vitus Matare, Barsocchini & Associates, Amit Apel, Frank Gehry, Rudolf Schindler, John Lautner, Eric Lloyd Wright, John Lloyd Wright, Steven Kent, and many others. James has been admitted as expert witness in dozens of legal cases, from Pasadena to Santa Barbara to Bakersfield. His skills have earned a stellar reputation, working with the region's top attorneys, on estate, divorce, and valuation issues. With his agent training, he has an even greater depth of knowledge within these Real Estate Markets.