Kimon Yiasemides

Kimon Yiasemides, Counsel

Of Counsel

Kimon works with Croessmann & Westberg as a legal counselor and as an expert witness, providing services to its clients in a variety of roles. He aids in navigating disputes, as a supportive role to in-house counsel. He also works assisting in litigation matters, providing support in discovery management, and serving in support of the analysis of claims and legal disputes. His background and expertise allows him to provide services as an expert in the resolution of disputes, in particular regarding forensic schedule analyses. 

Mr. Yiasemides is a licensed attorney and business professional specializing in the construction industry, including over seven years of experience as in-house counsel at an established 30+yr old consulting firm. Additionally, he has over 20 years of experience as an expert witness, dispute resolver, and project manager that aids in his ability to assist with the management of discovery and the dispute resolution process.

Mr. Yiasemides’ experience in the construction industry includes general contracting and construction management with one of the top-five largest commercial builders in the United States, where he provided construction management services on several award-winning projects. He has been directly involved in the management of both public and private sector work, including commercial, educational, residential, and multi-story construction projects.

Mr. Yiasemides has authored published articles, as well as presented seminars, addressing dispute resolution methods for construction claims, among other legal and construction management related topics.

His consulting experience includes work on projects both domestic and international including: highway and bridge projects; tenant projects; office buildings; schools; condominiums; electrical power plants; transit projects; warehouses and military bases.

Mr. Yiasemides has also assisted legal counsel in preparation for public trials, both public and private arbitration hearings, as well as preparation for expert and lay witness testimony in depositions. He has also worked as the named testifying expert on several cases.

He has also been involved in all aspects of construction management, including the planning and scheduling and/or analysis of delays on a wide variety of construction projects, ranging in size from a few million dollars to billions of dollars. These projects have entailed a variety of project types, managing at various levels a variety of issues such as delay, disruption, acceleration, suspension of work, production issues, defective design/specifications, changes, terminations, interference, and others.

Education

JD, University of Maryland School of Law

BS, Building Construction with Honors, University of Florida ME, Rinker School of Building
Construction

Registrations/Licenses

Maryland Bar

Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute (2002-2016)

Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP), AACE International (2008-20014)

50-hour Mediation Training

Publications & Seminars

(sample work – full list provided upon request)