Who We Are

Established in 1976, CompuWeather is the nationwide leader in forensic weather consulting and analysis. We are a forensic weather company that specializes in the preparation of detailed past weather reports, consulting and expert witness testimony for legal professionals, insurance companies, and engineers. Our weather verification services are also available to individuals working in other fields as well as the general public. We provide past weather services nationwide and our weather experts hold the highly respected Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) certification awarded by the American Meteorological Society (AMS). We pride ourselves in listening to our clients and customizing our services to their exact needs. Over its 40+ year history, CompuWeather has managed over 50,000 legal cases, insurance claims and forensic weather investigations.

Our Mission

Our mission is to excel in fulfilling our clients’ needs by providing customized expert weather analysis, consultation, and courtroom testimony. We strive to produce accurate, comprehensive and clearly understandable reports, delivered within the time frame dictated by our clients. Our reports and consultation are specific to the location of interest and customized to each case or claim.

Meet Our Weather Experts

Steven Roberts, AMS Certified Consulting Meteorologist

Director / Weather Expert | Email

Steve Roberts is the Director of CompuWeather’s Forensic Division. Steve attended the State University of New York College at Oneonta and he graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Meteorology and a minor in Mathematics. After joining CompuWeather in 2000, he has served in many areas of the organization over the years including senior management, weather forecasting and analysis, radio broadcasting, and foremost, forensic meteorology. In 2012, Steve earned the highly respected Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) Seal (#686) from the American Meteorological Society (AMS).

In Steve’s role as the Director of the Forensic Division, he manages all aspects of forensic operations. He has worked on thousands of forensic weather investigations, including many high profile cases. Steve has served as a weather expert for over 10 years having been qualified as a weather expert for deposition and trial testimony in over 40 cases for plaintiff and defense in both state and federal courts. Steve is very detail oriented and gives all of his work the highest level of service and attention possible. Steve’s main objective is to create a dialogue that assures his clients are prepared with a clear understanding of how all weather aspects impact their case. His extensive courtroom experience will prove invaluable should your case go to trial.

When Steve is not consulting on forensic weather reconstructions as a weather expert, he stays up to date in the field of meteorology by maintaining his long time memberships to the National Weather Association and American Meteorological Society. In addition, Steve is active in his local church, enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 children, and tries to squeeze in a round of golf with friends.

James Bria III, AMS Certified Consulting Meteorologist

Weather Expert | Email

James V. Bria III is an avid weather enthusiast with an interest in weather since childhood. James attended the State University of New York at Albany and obtained a Bachelor’s of Science in Atmospheric Science with a Minor in Business in 2001.

He was hired by CompuWeather in 2003 and has worked with the company since. In 2014, he earned the prestigious Certified Consulting Meteorologist Seal (#695) from the American Meteorological Society. James has extensive experience as a forensic meteorologist and expert witness, having been qualified as an expert for deposition and trial testimony in over 90 cases for both state and federal courts. James is detail oriented, thorough and committed to a high level of quality service.

He grew up in southwestern Connecticut and in his free time enjoys traveling, watching baseball, trying new food and hiking.

Trevor Bevens

Marine Weather Expert | Email

Trevor Bevens has served as an expert in the maritime industry specializing in weather-related incidents and performance claims for over 10 years. Beyond acting as an industry expert, Trevor also heads the Client Consulting Group within CompuWeather’s sister company Accuritas Global Solutions. Cases that Trevor has acted as an expert on include but are not limited to vessel damage & loss, Jones Act, storm surge, Hurricane Sandy damage, vessel grounding, the loss of El Faro, slip & falls, and commercial maritime speed & consumption claims. Trevor prides himself on ensuring that his clients know how the weather affected a case so that they are best prepared to act should the case go to court.

Lloyd’s List has recognized Trevor’s collaborative work of commercial maritime solutions as a nominee for the Technical Innovation Award in both 2014 and 2015, and the Big Data Award (both North American and Global) in 2016. His forward-thinking perspectives and solutions yielded the joint SHIPPINGInsight Award for Technology and Efficiency in 2016 along with Veson Nautical and Eagle Bulk Shipping.

Trevor holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology from Lyndon State College in Vermont and has completed coursework related to New York Maritime Arbitration.

Our Account Managers

Patricia Robertson

Senior Account Manager

Kimberly Cuozzo

Business Development Associate