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I am a consumer protection lawyer who specializes in lawsuits against car dealers, automobile manufacturers, and finance companies.  I represent clients in fraud and California lemon law cases, and have substantial experience suing national banks for violation of credit disclosure laws.


Languages spoken: English, Russian, Ukrainian

Practice areas


  1. Lemon Law: 40%
    17 years
  2. Consumer Protection: 40%
    17 years
  3. Class Action: 20%
    17 years



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    I endorse this lawyer. With highly accurate published answers to consumer questions on, an informative website and great blog too, the respect of fellow attorneys, years of solid experience and a top notch legal education too - it is easy to see that attorney Vachon knows the law and cares about making sure his clients get the best Lemon Law help possible. If his office is anywhere near you, I recommend him to you. Top notch and he likes to win - that's what every consumer needs when you have a lemon.


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Contact info

Law Office of Michael R. Vachon, Esq.

17150 Via del Campo
Suite 204
San Diego, CA, 92127


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Clients' Choice AwardAVVO2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
FounderLaw Office of Michael R. Vachon, Esq.2009 - Present
AttorneyRosner & Mansfield2005 - 2009
AssociateSpector, Roseman & Kodroff2004 - 2005
AssociateRopers Majeski Kohn & Bentley2001 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Consumer Attorneys of San DiegoN/A2012 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Lewis v. Fletcher Jones Motor Cars, Inc.Consumer rescinded the lease and got her money back.
Parks v. MBNA America BankCalifornia Supreme Court ruled that the California credit disclosure statute was preempted by the federal National Bank Act.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawBusiness and Corporate LawMasters of Law in Business and Corporate Law2001
Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of LawLawOther - Bachelors1998
University of British ColumbiaCommerceOther - Bachelors1995