Board of Directors

James Plantes

James Plantes


Polaris Forensics, Inc.

In his role as Vice President and Shareholder at Polaris Forensics, James oversees relationships with current and prospective clients; coordinates properly qualified and licensed staff for assignments; and performs forensic engineering evaluations. James earned his Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. James is currently a licensed engineer in fifteen states and the District of Columbia.  Outside of the office, James enjoys golf, woodworking, and spending time with his wife and daughter.

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