Dr. Tarassoly holds a Ph.D. in structural engineering from the University of Southern California. Since 1982, Dr. Tarassoly has been a licensed civil and structural engineer and an active member of the Structural Engineer’s Association of Southern California. She is the president of Rubicon Engineering Corporation; a civil/structural/environmental engineering firm located in Tustin, California.

She provides legal and expert opinion in the assessment of design deficiencies, determination of the sufficiency of project drawings and specifications, analysis of structural integrity and seismic resistance of buildings. She most effectively represents engineers, architects, design professionals, developers, builders and homeowners in the dual capacities of attorney and technical expert. In her legal representation of engineers and design professionals, Dr. Tarassoly incorporates her technical knowledge to assess the validity of the claims and to assist the professionals in developing a successful claim technique.

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“In professional liability disputes, attorneys are not privy to the full significance of technical evidence until later in the litigation process when experts are retained. As an attorney/engineer, I not only protect your legal rights, I also provide you with the technical support you need to advance your claim.”

Vida Tarassoly, Ph.D., P.E., S.E.
Licensed Civil/Structural Engineer and Registered Contractor, A&B
Attorney at Law