Sabot Criminal Justice Consulting Team

Rick Wells

Rick Wells

Director

Since retiring from CDCR in 2012, he served as a retired annuitant Deputy Director and Correctional Administrator (Associate Warden) for CDCR; served as an ACA Consultant for the California Prison Industry Authority; and has provided ADA consulting services to the Orange County Jail, Solano County Jail, Santa Clara County Jail, Sacramento County Jail, Monterey County Jail, and the Michigan Department of Corrections. Worked as a court appointed monitor in Federal ADA litigation cases for the Monterey County Jail, Orange County Jail, and Michigan Department of Corrections.

Daniel L. Godinez

Daniel L. Godinez

Consultant

Daniel L. Godinez is a retired Correctional Peace Officer with over 32 years of experience working with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR). Currently, he is working as a consultant with SABOT Consulting, Criminal Justice Division.

Mr. Godinez commenced his career with CDCR as a Correctional Officer in January 1987 at California State Prison-Sacramento (SAC), a Custody Level IV facility. As a Correctional Officer, he was assigned to several security positions within the institution, including in the Administrative Segregation and Security Housing Units, as well as the Enhanced Outpatient Program.

Julian Martinez

Julian Martinez

Director

Since retiring from CDCR in 2014, he has provided Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) consulting services to Santa Clara County Jail, Sacramento County Jail, Shasta County Jail, Michigan Department of Corrections, Orange County Jail, and the Santa Barbara County Jail. Worked as a court appointed monitor in Federal ADA litigation cases in Shasta County Jail in California, Santa Clara County Jail in California, Orange County Jail in California, Santa Barbara County Jail in California and the Michigan Department of Corrections in the State of Michigan.

Paul L. Bishop

Paul L. Bishop

Architect/Consultant

Mr. Bishop has more than 46 years of experience in the architectural profession. His practice transcends several areas of specialization, including traditional design services, code consulting and historic preservation.

Mr. Bishop has significant experience in the area of accessibility consulting and has provided accessibility consulting services for numerous architects, engineers, developers and contractors on difficult design problems. Mr. Bishop provides access compliance document review services for the California Division of the State Architect, Access Compliance Department for K-12, community college and State University system projects and State of California owned and leased buildings. He is currently providing access compliance document review and field inspection services for numerous projects at UC San Diego and San Diego State University.

Daniel Carvo

Daniel Carvo

Consultant

Mr. Carvo held numerous positions over his thirty-year correctional career including Correctional Officer, Sergeant, Lieutenant, Parole Agent I, II, III, and Staff Counsel I. He was instrumental in the Board of Parole Hearings class action suit (Armstrong, Valdivia, Rutherford) litigation responses and compliance efforts.