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

Dr. Lewis R. Linet, Jr., an Automotive Industry Veteran since 1978, provides Nationwide Expert Witness, Consultation and Case Strategy Services in Municipal, State and Federal Litigation involving Automobile Industry Standards & Practices specializing in New and Used Car Dealership Operation. Areas of Expertise include: Sales, Leasing, Financing, Service & Parts and Sales Training. He has provided Expert Witness Services since 1995.
Subject Matter Includes: Dealer Fraud, Lemon Law, Employment, Dealer-Manufacturer Relations, Dealer-Lender Relations, Customer Relations, Standards of Care, Advertising, Warranty Issues, Parts Defects, Discrimination, Personal Injury, Repossession, Anti-Trust Issues, Diminished Value. As a neutral expert, Dr. Linet's services are provided to both Plaintiffs and Defendants.
Check CV for more information. References provided upon request.

Areas of Expertise
  • Accident Investigation
  • Automobile Dealerships
  • Automobile Finance
  • Automobile Mechanical & Body Repair
  • Automotive
  • Bus & Truck Safety/Accident
  • Car & Truck Rental
  • Driver Behavior

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: B.A. - Economics - Ursinus College
Ph.D. - Economics - Business/Marketing - LaSalle University
Contract Law Studies - Temple University School of Law
California Business & Resale Licenses
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Worldwide Sales Training & Motivational Speaking since 1986
Los Angeles Pierce College - Sales Training
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.
Unfair Business Practices
Single Document Rule
Document Disclosure - "Stacking"
Spanish Contracts
Finance Reserve
"Purchase/Lease Flip"
Rental Disclosure
Sales, Closing and Desk Procedures
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
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: February 19, 2020
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
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 upon request.