Tom Murphy is a Registered Civil Engineer, Registered Environmental Assessor, and Certified Professional Erosion and Sediment Control Specialist with 36 years of Civil Engineering experience in Southern California. He has a solid background in civil engineering, surveying, design & construction document preparation, plan checking, inspection & construction management, for a wide range of sectors that include; Community Associations, Institutional, Public Works Agencies, Private Residential/Commercial, and Legal Case Work.
Additionally, Mr. Murphy provides Case Review for the State of California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists, evaluating claims made against Registered Civil Engineers alleging violation of Professional Code, Duty and Ethics.
Mr. Murphy received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering/Material Science from UC Davis in 1980. He worked for 3 years as a Design Engineer for the Road Department at the County of Ventura Public Works Agency, then 8 years as Director of Engineering at Valcon Inc., a private consulting civil engineering firm in Thousand Oaks, CA. He then, in 1992, founded the consulting firm of M3 Civil, in Camarillo, CA, which he has owned and operated ever since.
Mr. Murphy also provides forensic/expert witness services for Public/Private entities, including current cases in Bel Air, Palm Springs, Shell Beach, Santa Monica, and Azusa. These cases involve issues related to design and construction of; streets/highways, parking lots, drainage systems, slope stabilization, grading, erosion control, walls, easements and boundaries.
Tom has served on numerous Community Planning Committees, including: Caltrans' Consultant Liaison Committee, County of Ventura Transportation Commission, the County of Ventura Stormwater Management Practices, the American Public Works Association (Education Subcommittee), the Camarillo Ranch House restoration, and the City of Calabasas Park Planning. He is Past President of the Camarillo Breakfast Rotary Club, and is currently on the Board for the New West Symphony, based in Thousand Oaks.