Stephen Fenton, PE

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Stephen Fenton

Executive Vice President | Accident Reconstruction Practice Lead


+1 720 907 6674 (Office)
6070 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard, Suite 200
Greenwood Village, CO 80111

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Stephen Fenton joined J.S. Held in July of 2021 as part of J.S. Held's acquisition of Kineticorp. Mr. Fenton is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Colorado and he is accredited as a Traffic Accident Reconstructionist through the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR). He holds a degree in Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. Mr. Fenton investigates and reconstructs vehicular accidents and provides expert testimony in state and federal courts for both defendants and plaintiffs. He chaired the Photogrammetry Committee for the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) from 2001 to 2012 and participated as a team member in the Accident Investigation and Accident Reconstruction Standards Committee (AIARSC). As a part of the AIARSC, he participated in the following subcommittees: Investigation Techniques, Vehicle Road Friction, Reconstruction Analysis, Information Resources, and Motor Vehicle Fire Investigations Task Force.

Mr. Fenton has given presentations and lectures at a number of national and international technical conferences, including the Society of Automotive Engineers’ World Congress and Northeastern University’s Symposium on Criminal Justice. He conducts seminars for regional bar associations and engineering societies on photogrammetry and vehicular accident reconstruction. He has authored numerous technical articles in the areas of accident reconstruction, photogrammetry, and computer animation, which have been published in the SAE’s Technical Paper Series, Accident Reconstruction Journal, and the National Academy of Forensic Engineers. Mr. Fenton is the recipient of the prestigious 2006 Arch T. Colwell Merit Award. He has been awarded grants related to photogrammetric documentation and has been listed as a training specialist for close-range photogrammetry software. Mr. Fenton’s accident reconstruction expertise has been featured on such television programs as MSNBC’s “Why Cars Crash,” Discovery Channel’s “Discover Magazine – The Science Behind the Headlines” and NBC’s News Magazine “Dateline.”

Professional Registration:

  • PE 30920 / CO [State of Colorado Engineering License]
  • #978 S Board Certified Forensic Engineer – Senior Member [National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE)]
  • 300329368 Engineer Professional [National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)]
  • 968 Traffic Accident Reconstructionist [Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR)]