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Derek Downey
Biography: 
Derek Downey is the principal of LegalPools.com, since coming the United States in the mid 1980’s he has been building, renovating and managing commercial swimming pools. In addition, he has worked as an expert witness in all aspects of pool the area including, design and construction, drowning, diving injury, slip and fall and other litigation. He is a regular presenter on these matters and is called on frequently to address codes and standards in the aquatic area. Derek is the current Co-Chair of the Commercial council for Association of Pool and Spa Professionals and has sat on the writing committees for the current ANSI/APSP/ICC commercial pool and spa codes.