• James L. McClaren, AIA, OAA, NCARB

    An inspired leader and creative force; Jim McClaren delivers enthusiasm, practicality, and humanity to every commission. His legacy of completed work throughout North America lends support to all facets of law enforcement and the forensic sciences. Jim is honored to have served over two decades as the only architect on the adjunct faculty of the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

    James L. McClaren, AIA, OAA, NCARB

    Senior Principal, Public Safety

    mcclaren@mwlarchitects.com

  • David G. Wilson, RA, OAA, NCARB

    In his nearly 30 years as an architect, Dave Wilson has honed a unique expertise in the master planning, programming, and facility design of law enforcement and public safety facilities. Dave's particular attention is toward police facilities, courts and justice centers, and public safety training facilities across the United States and in Canada.

    David G. Wilson, RA, OAA, NCARB

    Senior Principal, Public Safety

    wilson@mwlarchitects.com

  • Russell H. McElroy, AIA, NCARB

    As an award-winning architect with nearly 20 years of experience, Russell McElroy is highly regarded for his strategic international design skills and analytical vision. Russell's extensive background includes the design of more than 45 complex laboratory projects focused on forensic science, medical examination, public health, biosafety level 3 & 4 high containment environments and biotechnology research.

    Russell H. McElroy, AIA, NCARB

    Senior Principal, The Sciences

    mcelroy@mwlarchitects.com

  • Dean S. Roberts, AIA, OAA, NCARB

    Dean's career has been focused on public safety architecture for twenty-five of his 31 years in professional practice. He has led the design for more than 100 public safety project commissions across the US and Canada, ranging in size from a small police agency, to a high profile headquarters building for one of the ten largest police departments in North America.

    Dean S. Roberts, AIA, OAA, NCARB

    Senior Principal, Public Safety

    roberts@mwlarchitects.com

  • Bonnie J. Carver, AIA, NCARB

    Bonnie Carver is a highly detailed architect practicing since 1997. She has a distinct expertise in the planning and design of forensic laboratory and medical examiner facilities. As a talented designer Bonnie is recognized for her ability to successfully direct highly technical projects while routinely exceeding clients expectations.

    Bonnie J. Carver, AIA, NCARB

    Principal, The Sciences

    carver@mwlarchitects.com

  • Willis Patten Lawrie, AIA

    During his 40-year career Willis P. (Bill) Lawrie, AIA led programming, planning and design efforts for nearly 150 forensic laboratory and medical examiner facilities including the two largest forensic science investigations centers currently operating in North America (The Federal Bureau of Investigations Laboratory in Quantico, Virginia and the Forensic Science and Coroners Centre in Ontario, Canada).

    Although Bill had retired, he returned in 2016 to work on a major expansion to the Virginia DFS lab underway in Richmond, Virginia. Bill Lawrie passed away in June 2017. His leadership and resilient spirit continues to inspire us all.

    Willis Patten Lawrie, AIA