Staff

In-House Consultants

Steven M. Schorr, PE1
R. Scott King, BSME2
Hugh Borbidge, BSME3
Robert T. Lynch, PE7
James R. Schmidt, Jr., BSME4
Justin P. Schorr, PH.D6
Robert S. Kinder, Jr., BSME5
John R. Yannaccone, P.E.25
Jon W. Adams8
Laurence R. Penn21

Steven M. Schorr, PE

Steven M. Schorr, PE President
Lead Collision Reconstruction Engineer

Steven is a nationally recognized board-certified consultant in the areas of accident/collision reconstruction, highway safety and traffic engineering. Steven received his graduate degree in Civil Engineering from Northwestern University and his undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering from Villanova University. He has testified as an expert in local, state and federal courts in numerous states. He has authored, lectured and taught courses across the United States and abroad on topics related to his expertise including collision reconstruction, computerized collision reconstruction and simulation programs, highway safety, demonstrative evidence and other areas. Steven is a member of many peer-reviewed professional societies including the National Society of Professional Engineers and the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. He is also a diplomate in the National Academy of Forensic Engineers and the International Institute of Forensic Engineering Sciences. Steve is a licensed professional engineer in 10 states.

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Laurence R. Penn
3D Animations/Technical Assistant

Laurence has joined the DJS family and assists with our engineering computer animation services. Laurence has a strong background in 3D animation technology, as well as in visual arts.

Laurence’s Email: lrp@forensicdjs.com

R. Scott King, BSME

R. Scott King, BSME
Automotive/Mechanical Engineer

R. Scott has been with DJS Associates, Inc., since 1999 and specializes in the mechanical aspects of automobiles, small trucks, commercial trucks and other vehicles. He possesses a unique combination of hands-on vehicular repair experience and training, technical education, and mechanical design experience. He is a graduate of Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and has worked in the aerospace industry designing aircraft flight control systems. As an automotive/vehicular engineering consultant, R. Scott performs mechanical inspections and engineering evaluations to determine the cause and origin of vehicular and truck failures and defects. R. Scott has authored and lectured to numerous associations across the United States on topics related to his areas of expertise including the latest in automotive and truck Event Data Recorder technology and GPS Forensics.

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Hugh Borbidge, BSME

Hugh Borbidge, BSME
Director of Engineering Animations

Hugh has been with DJS Associates, Inc., since 2007 and is the Director of 3D Engineering Animation and High-Definition Surveying (HDS). He received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Villanova University. Hugh’s background is in the area of 3D Visualization. He utilizes state-of-the-art data collection techniques, analysis, and 3D modeling to aid in the engineering analysis of vehicular collisions, mechanical processes and equipment and other forensic applications. The result of his work includes precise, court-accepted 3D environments and animations. Hugh has lectured to Forensic Engineering Associations, Insurance Groups and Legal Associations on High-Definition Surveying and Computer Animations.

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James R. Schmidt, Jr., BSME
Sr. Collision Reconstruction Engineer

Jim has been with DJS Associates, Inc., since 1998. He received his BSME from the University of Maryland where he continuously received Dean’s List Honors, was elected to Tau Beta Pi, the Engineering Honor Society, and graduated magna cum laude in the top 1% of all graduating BSMEs. Jim’s experience ranges from inspecting collision sites and vehicles, to evaluating physical evidence resulting from a collision, ultimately reconstructing such things as vehicle speeds and dynamics, as well as timing of crash sequences. All types of collisions involving all types of motor vehicles, as well as pedestrians, are evaluated. Jim has significant expertise and proficiency in the utilization of state-of-the-art computer technology in the collection of field data, the analysis of photographs and vehicular damage, and the analysis and simulation of pre-impact, impact, and post-impact vehicle dynamics. Simulation output is utilized in the preparation of 3D computer animations to visually demonstrate the results of a reconstruction analysis. Jim is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the Society of Automotive Engineers.

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Robert S. Kinder, Jr., BSME
Mechanical Engineer

Robert graduated from Rutgers University with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. Robert has over 7 years of experience in automotive and motorcycle repair and modification. He utilizes the latest technology to investigate automotive/mechanical failures involving all types of vehicles including bicycles, motorcycles, passenger vehicles, tractor-trailers, and commercial vehicles.

Robert is an accomplished motorcycle enthusiast with experience in custom motorcycle design, modification, and fabrication. He has advanced motorcycle riding skills both on and off the roadway and has participated in skilled automotive events including drifting and drag racing. Automotive projects include performance tuning/testing; fabrication of components; electrical malfunctions and mechanical troubleshooting.

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John R. Yannaccone - Sr. Mechanical Engineer

John R. Yannaccone, P.E.
Sr. Mechanical Engineer

John graduated from Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. With a focus on mechanical defects, failure analysis and general system safety, and over 25 years of experience, John’s expertise extends to the investigation and analysis of child safety seats, seatbelts, seatbacks, restraint systems, industrial equipment, household appliances, forklifts, ladders, scaffolds, machine guards, automatic door relays and switches, wheelchair lifts & occupant restraints, patient lifts, and consumer products.

Additionally, John is a certified Child Passenger Safety Instructor and teaches classes on child passenger safety. A registered professional engineer in several states, John is also a member of numerous professional societies including National Academy of Forensic Engineers, National Society of Professional Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, among other. John is a nationally certified firefighter and emergency first responder and has training and experience regarding the operation of emergency vehicles.

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Justin Schorr Accident Reconstruction Expert

Justin P. Schorr, PH.D
Collision Reconstruction / Transportation Engineer

Justin P. Schorr, Ph.D. received his Doctorate and Masters from The George Washington University (GWU) and attended Northwestern University for his undergraduate degree. Presently, Justin is a post-doctoral researcher and adjunct professor at GWU teaching Sustainable Urban Dynamics and Intelligent Transportation Systems – as well as the programming portion of Engineering Computations. With DJS Associates, Justin provides engineering analysis to law firms, insurance companies and government entities for collision reconstruction, highway safety, traffic and transportation matters.

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Robert Lynch Accident Reconstruction Expert

Robert T. Lynch, PE
Sr. Collision Reconstruction Engineer

Bob Lynch, a Mechanical Engineer with DJS Associates, specializes in collision reconstruction with an emphasis on pedestrian collisions, nighttime visibility analysis, heavy vehicle reconstruction and Crash Data Retrieval (CDR).

Bob received his MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Virginia and his BA in Physics and Mathematics from Franklin and Marshall College. Bob is a Professional Engineer (PE) and has testified on behalf of both the plaintiff and defense. Additionally, he has lectured to several organizations in the legal and insurance industry. Bob is a member of numerous professional societies including the National Association of Professional Engineers (NAPE), Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers (PSPE), Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), National Association of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialists (NAPARS) and National Society of Traffic Accident Reconstructionists and Investigators (NATARI).

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Jon W. Adams

Jon W. Adams
Director of Architectural & Heritage Services

Jon oversees the development, monitoring, and implementation of procedures for high-quality BIM documentation and data processing. Jon has been with DJS Associates, Inc., since 2008 and is involved with the planning, overseeing and execution of site documentation, as well as the creation of 2D and 3D as-built models. Through this hands-on approach, and attention to detail, he is able to help clients determine how to best address their needs on a case-by-case basis. Recently, Jon headed up projects in Washington, DC, where DJS, along with CyArk and the National Park Service, utilized 3D Laser Scanning to document and digitally preserve both the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument.

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Field and Technical Crew

Terry W. Myers1
Pete A. Aiston2
Leslie E. Lovre3
Terry Myers

Terry W. Myers
Sr. Forensic Investigator / HDS Specialist

Terry has been with DJS Associates, Inc., since 1986. As Sr. Forensic Investigator / HDS Specialist, Terry is the lead investigator in the field, as well as on the 24-hour response team. Terry has a mastery of High-Definition Survey (HDS) laser scanning technology, its applications and utilization.

Terry’s Email: twm@forensicdjs.com

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Pete A. Aiston

Peter B. Aiston
Forensic Investigator / Field Technician

Pete has been with DJS Associates, Inc., since 2007. As Field Investigator / Field Technician, Pete specializes in the collection and documentation of vehicle and site data, as well as downloading and preparation of the collected data. Pete is a member of the 24-hour response team.

Pete’s Email: pba@forensicdjs.com

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Leslie E. Lovre
Technical Assistant

Leslie has been with DJS Associates, Inc., since 1991. Leslie provides technical assistance, both in the field and in the office, to R. Scott King, BSME and Robert S. Kinder, Jr., BSME. Leslie assists with vehicle scanning, videotaping, research and case management.

Management

Joy S. Falk1
Terry Farnell2
Joy S. Falk

Joy S. Falk
Vice President

Joy has been with DJS Associates, Inc., since 1986. As Vice President, she is responsible for ensuring our clients’ case and educational needs are continuously met by DJS Associates, Inc. and its personnel through unsurpassed forensic consulting, technology and animation services, as well as by providing unparalleled client service.

Joy’s Email: jsf@forensicdjs.com


Terry Farnell

Terry Farnell
Office / Human Resource Manager

Terry has been with DJS Associates, Inc., since 2001. As the Office Manager, she is responsible for the day-to-day management and operations of DJS Associates, Inc., as well as serving as the Human Resource Manager.

Terry’s Email: mtf@forensicdjs.com

Office Personnel

Rebecca D. Selby1
Nancy L. Wenocur2
Yaisa Q. Freeman3
Amanda L. Murray4
Lauren A. Latzko5
Sarah K. Mettin6
Eric J. Davis7
Tessa E. Sulkes8
Richard W. Underwood9
Erica L. Gibilante11
Sarah Hood-Betts12
Danielle S. Hoover20

Rebecca D. Selby
Sr. Case Manager

Rebecca has been with DJS Associates, Inc., since 2004. As Sr. Case Manager, Rebecca oversees the day to day operations of new and active case files for our in-house engineers and field crew, schedules vehicle and site inspections, as well as assists Steven M. Schorr, PE.

Rebecca’s Email: rds@forensicdjs.com

Danielle S. Hoover
Case Manager

Danielle has joined the DJS family as case manager. Danielle oversees the day to day operations of new and active case files for our in-house engineers and field crew, as well as assists Steven M. Schorr, PE.

Danielle’s Email: dsh@forensicdjs.com

Nancy L. Wenocur

Nancy L. Wenocur
Research Coordinator / Engineering Assistant

Nancy has been with DJS Associates, Inc., since 1999. As the Research Coordinator / Engineering Assistant, Nancy oversees and manages DJS research projects, maintains the company library, as well as reviews, organizes and digests case files.

Nancy’s Email: nlw@forensicdjs.com

Yaisa Q. Freeman

Yaisa Q. Freeman
Expert Referral Manager

Yaisa has been with DJS Associates Inc., since 2005. As Expert Referral Manager, Yaisa handles new case calls and assigning of appropriate experts and consultants for our Outside Consulting Department. She is also a company representative at seminars, exhibiting for DJS.

Yaisa’s Email: yqf@forensicdjs.com

Amanda L. Murray

Amanda L. Murray
Case Manager

Amanda has been with DJS Associates, Inc., since 2012. As Case Manager for the Outside Consulting Department, Amanda oversees the day to day operations of active case files, as well as assists on new case calls.

Amanda’s Email: alm@forensicdjs.com

Lauren A. Latzko

Lauren A. Latzko
Marketing Associate

Lauren has been with DJS since 2014. As Marketing Associate, Lauren will assist with the marketing and business development of DJS Associates and the Forensic Storage and Technology Center. Lauren is also a representative at seminars, exhibiting for DJS and FSTC.

Lauren’s Email: lat@forensicdjs.com

Sarah K. Mettin
Case Manager

Sarah has been with DJS Associates, Inc., since 2014. As Case Manager, Sarah oversees the day to day operations of new and active case files for R. Scott King, BSME and Robert S. Kinder, Jr., BSME.

Sarah’s Email: skm@forensicdjs.com

Eric J. Davis

Eric J. Davis
Marketing Associate / IT Specialist

Eric has been with DJS Associates, Inc., since 2014. As the Marketing Associate / IT Specialist, Eric oversees the High-Definition Survey, TOPCON and AutoCAD technology, as well as the operation of the office network and company websites.

Eric’s Email: ejd@forensicdjs.com

Tessa E. Sulkes

Tessa E. Sulkes
Billing Coordinator

Tessa joined DJS Associates, Inc., in 2015. Tessa coordinates and executes all phases of billing and collections for DJS Associates, as well as addresses all client inquiries regarding billing. Tessa is also a company representative at seminars, exhibiting for DJS.

Tessa’s Email: tes@forensicdjs.com

Richard W. Underwood

Richard W. Underwood
Building Maintenance Supervisor

Richard has been with DJS Associates, Inc., since 2013. Better known at DJS as “Spike”, Richard oversees the day to day maintenance and operation of the DJS office.

Richard’s Email: rwu@forensicdjs.com

Erica L. Gibilante
Case Manager

Erica joined DJS Associates, Inc. In 2015. As Case Manager for the Outside Consulting Department, Erica oversees the day to day operations of active case files, as well as assist on new case calls.

Erica’s Email: elg@forensicdjs.com

Sarah Hood-Betts

Sarah Hood-Betts
Paralegal

Sarah joined DJS Associates, Inc., in 2015. As a Paralegal, Sarah assists the case managers and engineers with file administration. Sarah handles the organization and digesting of case files.

Sarah’s Email: shb@forensicdjs.com

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