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Seth L. Dobbs is distinguished for his specialized expertise in representing automobile, truck and motorcycle dealers in complex commercial transactions, business and franchise disputes, regulatory compliance, operational issues and litigation.
 
Mr. Dobbs provides counsel to dealers regarding their rights and obligations as related to franchisors and manufacturers. Mr. Dobbs has litigated disputes, across the country, relating to terminations, ownership transfers, add-points, warranty reimbursement, franchise modification, price discrimination, warranty and incentive audits and other manufacturer programs.
 
Mr. Dobbs regularly counsels new and used dealers on matters relating to dealership personnel, floorplan and retail credit relationships, finance and insurance, and other regularly recurring issues.


He defends dealers against class action and other consumer lawsuits. He also conducts finance, insurance and other compliance audits for dealers in order prevent adverse actions by plaintiffs' attorneys and federal and state regulators.
 
In addition to automobile law, Mr. Dobbs’ practice includes representing clients in corporations, closely held businesses, policyholders, professionals, and individuals, as both plaintiffs and defendants in matters dealing with business, corporate, contractual and partnership disputes.


Mr. Dobbs believes in building relationships with his clients beyond the transaction or litigation, and offers individualized counsel and advice to help clients implement their objectives and achieve their long-term goals.

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Contact info

Archer & Greiner, PC

10 State Route 35
Red Bank, NJ, 07701

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Business: 63%
  2. Franchising: 30%
  3. General Practice: 7%

Payment

Fees:

Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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    Mr. Dobbs is an extremely talented attorney. He is an honest, diligent and hard working counselor. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Joseph Spinelli
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    A truly zealous advocate for his clients. Look no further for outstanding representation.

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    Dean Murray Litigation Attorney
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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYDue to reregister within 30 days of birthday 201103/07/2016
NJActive200906/25/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Oral AdvocacyCALI Award for the Highest Academic Achievement2009
Tral PraticeCALI Award for the Highest Academic Achievement2009
Legal WritingCALI Award for the Highest Academic Achievement2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Of CounselArcher & Greiner, PC2014 - Present
AttorneyMargolis Dobbs LLC2013 - 2014
AssociateThe Margolis Law Firm LLC2010 - 2013
Law ClerkLewis, Johs, Avallone & Aviles LLP2008 - 2009
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Phi Alpha DeltaPast President, Past Justice, Alumni Member2002 - Present
Pi Sigma Alpha- National Political Science Honor SocietyN/AN/A
National Association of Dealer CounselN/AN/A
New Jersey Independent Auto Dealer AssociationN/AN/A
Monmouth County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
National Buy Here Pay Here AssociationN/AN/A
Automotive Dealer NetworkN/AN/A
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
NJIADA - Dealer NewsDealership Representation- How to Navigate Spot Delivery2015
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
State University of New York at BuffaloPolitical Science/ PhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts2006