Paul is a retired United State Navy engineering Chief Petty Officer (21 years of service) where he spent the majority of his career as an engineering inspector and instructor. He has been a licensed Nevada Inspector of Structures for over 16 years. He is well known in our industry as one of the longest licensed, competent, and thorough inspectors in our industry.
Paul is the former founder and owner of Spectrum Inspection Group, one of the oldest inspection firms in Southern Nevada. On July 15, 2014 he turned the reigns of Spectrum over to the mother of his children as a condition of their divorce decree. (28 years)
Paul opened Caveat Emptor LV to concentrate on his passion- performing high quality inspections in the Las Vegas Area.
Paul Donohue has a great deal of experience inspecting complicated, high-end homes but he is equally detailed on median and smaller homes. Paul has performed inspections on homes of many celebrities such as entertainers Wayne Newton and Smokey Robinson, Hawaiian artist Christen Reise Lassen, Disney’s CEO Michael Eisner, heavy weight boxers Chris Byrd and Hasim Rahman, the Sacramento Kings and Palms owners the Maloof family, former UNLV football coach John Robinson, former UNLV basketball coach Lon Kruger, Las Vegas Sun columnist John Katsilometes, and many people of local fame such as the Harmons, Piccoles, Woodbury’s, and Tarkanians.
Paul taught water chemistry, engineering damage control, and fire fighting in the Navy. Paul was also the field trainer for the Inspector of Structures pre-licensing course given at the Community College of Southern Nevada (now called the College of Southern Nevada). Paul is currently working towards his Masters degree in Architecture at UNLV.
You should know that Paul has 16 years of actual hands-on experience inspectingLas Vegas Valley homes and home inspections are his passion! Paul Donohue is fervent in protecting his clients and he practices the old adage, “under promise and over deliver.”