Lewis R. Linet, Jr.

Dr. Lewis R. Linet, Jr.

American Auto Seminars
19355 Sherman Way #22
Reseda , CA 91335
Office: 818-772-6464
Fax: 818-772-6464

Introduction

Expert Witness & Case Preparation Services provided for litigation involving Automobile Industry Standards & Practices, specializing in Dealership Operation relating to Sales, Leasing, Finance, New & Used Cars, Service & Parts. Auto Industry veteran since 1978.


Areas of Expertise

  • Automobile Dealerships
  • Automobile Finance
  • Automotive

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: B.A. - Economics - Ursinus College
Ph.D. - Economics - LaSalle University
California Business & Resale Licenses
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Worldwide since 1995
AmericanAutoSeminars.com
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: Over 200
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Automobile Industry Standards & Practices - Dealership Operation.
Fraud
Unfair Business Practices
Single Document Rule
Document Disclosure - "Stacking"
Spanish Contracts
Finance Reserve
"Payment-Packing"
"Purchase/Lease Flip"
Rental Disclosure
Sales, Closing and Desk Procedures
"4-Squares"
California AB 68
U.C.C. Warranties
Deferred Down Payments
Regulations M & Z
Wholesale Procedures
Reconditioning of Used Cars
Safety Inspections
"Standards of Care"
Title History
Discrimination
Wrongful Termination
Wrongful Death
Class Actions
Song-Beverly Lemon Law
Moss-Magnussen Act
Used Car Disclosures
Buyers Guide
Sales & Management Training
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 50%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 50%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: About 100 times.
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 2016
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: About 100 times.
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: About 20 times
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Since 1995.
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consultation
Case Strategy
Expert Reports
Depositions
Trial Testimony
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $400.00
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $400.00
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $400.00
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $400.00
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: All Expenses.

References

References upon request.