Walnut Creek: 925.935.2342 Cameron Park: 530.672.6070San Jose: 408.294.2848

Forensics Construction Consulting Architecture

About Us

Govan Associates is an Architectural firm based in Walnut Creek, California. We have local offices in Cameron Park and San Jose. We specialize in consulting for complex construction litigation. In addition, our design practice can provide architectural services from project planning and design through close out.

Govan Associates provides forensic consulting, litigation support, graphics, mediation, arbitration and trial testimony. We have investigated, diagnosed, and recommended repairs for a variety of building technology problems on a wide range of building types. Our expertise is in evaluating water intrusion problems, code compliance, fire resistivity issues and a number of other construction issues.


Founded in 1988, Govan Associates began by providing responsive and knowledgeable architectural services to meet the goals of its clients. By offering a commitment to service and architectural expertise, Govan Associates has developed a reputation for technical strength and the ability to communicate those issues to the client. We believe that successful projects are the result of effective management and clear communication.

Govan Associates uses its technical knowledge to provide a comprehensive skill set to its consulting clients. By emphasizing the details while concentrating on the overall context of a project, Govan Associates provides thorough analysis of construction issues.