Forensic + Litigation Support, Design + Reconstruction
Christine is responsible for the review of litigation project reports and repair estimates to help understand building deficiencies identified by litigation experts. Additionally, she supports the Forensic + Litigation team assisting with field investigations, failure analysis, building code research, document review and analysis for contracts and project records, development of project reports and preparation of repair scopes, presentations, graphics, and support materials for mediations, as well as arbitrations and trials.
Ms. Brocchus also supports the Design + Reconstruction department with her vast experience with data coordination resulting in the development of the overall repair plan (ORP), analyzing any optional repairs and corresponding budgets, and the preparation of the scope of work and specifications for reconstruction projects of all sizes.
Christine has an extensive and diverse background, which brings a different perspective to AVELAR. Initially in the field of journalism, she started off working at Arkansas Educational Television Network as an Assistant Producer, Videographer, and Editor (1992 to 1998). She soon became a producer for the company from 1998 to 2005 in which she produced documentaries and television programming for statewide PBS affiliates and for PBS national distribution. During that time, she implemented all facets of production, including initial planning, script writing, grant writing, historical research, document review, and organization. She also did location scouting, coordination, worked with musicians for musical scoring, field and studio videography, video editing, graphic design, set design, lighting, and marketing.
Utilizing that experience, Christine moved to California and started her career at AVELAR beginning as an administration assistant (2005-2008), then to Reconstruction Project Management Assistant (2007-2010), and then advancing to Project Manager and Litigation Analyst (2010-present).
Christine Brocchus attended University of Arkansas Little Rock where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with a Minor in Studio Art, while also being on the Dean’s list. Following that she got her Master of Arts in Journalism with emphasis in American History in 2003 from University of Arkansas Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences.