John Lavin, a certified consulting meteorologist with the Association of Certified Meteorologist was recently highlighted for his forensic meteorological work with Accuweather. John recently joined the ACM board of directors, as well as the marketing and planning committee.
John is the Director of Forensic Services at Accuweather and leads a highly qualified team of meteorologists. John has worked on many different forensic cases, using skills including, but not limited to, hail and wind verification, slip and falls, wrongful death suits, and auto accidents as an expert witness.
John has been interested in weather since a young age, with his earliest weather memory being the first white Christmas Jacksonville, Florida ever received. As a Kansas native, John is exposed to extreme weather events frequently, which inspired his career in meteorology and forecasting