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NINA HOKANSON

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NINA HOKANSON

ARBITRATION – ADR EXPERIENCE

Nina serves over twelve years as a Certified Construction Arbitrator in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Utah.  Presided over countless construction hearings. Highly developed listening skills and ability to discern and assess the exactness of a matter. 

Demonstrated ability to manage the hearing process with thorough and impartial evaluation of all testimony and other evidence and doing so with freedom from partiality and prejudice. Ability to evaluate and apply lawful, industry and trade principles. Thirty-five years of construction experience in all fields, coupled with professional accomplishments and licenses such as, UCC Code Enforcement License, Building Sub-code Official License, Building RCS Inspector License, ICC Certification for Building Inspector, BOCA & CABO Certified Building Inspector, Consumer Arbitration Program for Home Warranty Disputes Accredited Arbitrator, Licensed NC General Contractor, New Jersey Real Estate License. Exceptional construction knowledge and background necessary to render fair decisions based on code compliance, acceptable industry practice and all other relevant and applicable information

Served as an expert witness on several occasions and have been instrumental in each case in securing a positive verdict.  Nina’s ability to be articulate, clear and precise contributes to her success as a professional witness.

Confirmed extensive experience in planning, design, construction. Nina is meticulous, detail oriented, and has superior interpersonal skills. Statements of construction practices are based on observations and implementation of common industry standards.

 

ADDITIONAL SKILLS


Conduct Construction Arbitrations for NJ Home Warranty Companies
Evaluate and apply business or trade principles
Manage the hearing process
Thorough and impartial evaluation of testimony and other evidence
Provide impartial, objective decisions
Supply ancillary services related to dispute resolution management
Assure confidentiality of arbitration proceedings
Study in detail the evidences and other relevant documents that have been provided by both the parties to be thoroughly prepared for the hearing
Discovery Support
Quantification of Damages
Schedule Delays & Disruptions
Understand all issues and use mediating techniques to resolve the dispute by facilitating effective communication between the two parties involved
Construction Defect Analysis
Excellent negotiation and persuasive skills so that both parties agree to arrive at an agreement
Arbitration & Mediation Support
Consulting and Testifying in areas of experience


LICENSES & ACCREDITATIONS

Consumer Arbitration Program for Home Warranty disputes
UCC Code Enforcement License # 005588
Building Sub-code Official
Building RCS Inspector
ICC Certification #5169356-B1 for Residential Building Inspector
BOCA & CABO Certified Building Inspector
Licensed NC General Contractor (In Remission)
New Jersey Real Estate License

 

EMPLOYMENT

President of Behr Construction, Toms River NJ  - 32 Years 1982-2010
Director of Construction Field Operation, L2M Construction, Tinton Falls, NJ  - 5 Years 2000 -2015
Project Manager Qdoba, East Coast  -  3 Years 2015 - 2018