geologic &
forensic services

robertson geotechnical

Robertson Geotechnical was founded in 1978 to provide engineering geologic and soils engineering services for new construction, additions and repairs on hillside and beachfront properties.
Hugh S. Robertson, President and Principal Geologist, has a Master of Science degree in Engineering Geology and is a Licensed Professional Geologist and a Certified Engineering Geologist in the State of California. Mr. Robertson has over 40 years of experience in geotechnical evaluations and solutions. Expert testimony has been presented in numerous cases and Mr. Roberson has also acted as a neutral expert in litigated cases.


Expertise is applied to evaluating the causes of earth movement, slope instability, and building damage and methods of remedial repair on sites in southern California as well as throughout the State. Evaluations of diverse projects from swimming pools, single family residences and high rise condominium complexes to regional landslides have been performed.


Investigations in California have been directed in
  • Ventura
  • Los Angeles County
  • Santa Barbara
  • Orange County
  • San Bernardino County
  • San Diego County
  • San Francisco Bay Area


Clients include:
  • homeowners
  • builders
  • developers
  • insurance carriers
  • independent adjusters
  • attorneys