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"California Lemon Lawyers" is a full service consumer protection law firm, evolving from our start as a lemon law only firm. We've since protected consumers with:


bad car deals;


bad cars;


bad printers;


bad gym contracts


and even a breached cemetery plot deal.


 


We also deal with:


Wrongful repossessions;


Consumer fraud matters;


Fair Debt Collection issues, and


Fair Credit Reporting.


 


We work mostly on contingency and document reviews are free.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Lemon Law: 80%
    19 years, 888 cases
  2. Contracts: 5%
    19 years, 888 cases
  3. Personal Injury: 5%
    19 years, 888 cases
  4. Consumer Protection: 5%
    14 years, 888 cases
  5. Employment: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Free consultation (15 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Jacob Matthew Norris

    I endorse Scott Kaufman. I have had the pleasure of attending a lemon law continuing education course that Scott taught, and was extremely impressed by his knowledge and skill in that area of the law. If you are looking for a lawyer to handle your lemon law or auto fraud case in California, give Scott a call! You will be glad you did.

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    Jacob Norris Lemon law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Ronald Lee Burdge

    I endorse this lawyer wholeheartedly. I have known Scott for nearly a decade now and Scott is incredibly smart about the law and lemon law issues and knows how to handle California Lemon law cases and, more importantly, he cares about his clients and he hates losing - and those are exactly the attributes every consumer wants in their lawyer. If you have a lemon vehicle and you are anywhere near his office, I highly recommend you call him for help. I gladly endorse him.

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    Ronald Burdge Lemon law Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

140 Third Street
Los Altos, CA, 94022

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199705/24/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founder and PrincipalCalifornia Lemon Lawyers2003 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesCalifornia Co-Chair2011 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaLemon Law and Legislative Committee member2010 - Present
Santa Clara University Law School's George & Katherine Alexander Community Legal Aid ClinicGuest Lecturer and Contributor2008 - Present
National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA)Presenter National Auto Fraud and Lemon Law Conference2016 - 2016
National Consumer Law CenterGuest Speaker at National Conference2015 - 2015
National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA)Presenter National Auto Fraud and Lemon Law Conference2014 - 2014
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesHost and Presenter National Auto Fraud and Lemon Law Conference2012 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Sanbrook v. Office DepotCase settles where all class members are entitled to a refund of most of the unused portion of their service contracts. NO Coupons.
Liu v. BMW, et alBMW buys back fire damaged car and refunds all Plaintiff's money.
Jimenez v. KawasakiPlaintiff wins $5,000.00 and does not have to return bike.
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Lemon Law BlogTrust but Verify2016
Lemon Law Blog"Customer Satisfaction Department"2016
Lemon Law BlogUsed Car Lemon Law2016
Lemon Law BlogRepresenting Yourself in a Lemon Law case2016
Lemon Law BlogHandling the Tougher Cases2016
Lemon Law BlogExtended Warranties - Service Contracts2016
Lemon Law BlogYo Yo Scam Part I2016
Lemon Law BlogYo Yo Scam Part II2016
Lemon Law BlogYo Yo Scam Part III "What to do"2016
Lemon Law Blog"Smog Blog"2016
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Willamette University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of South FloridaSpeech CommunicationBA - Bachelor of Arts1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NCLC Annual ConferenceRunning a Successful Lemon Law and Auto Fraud office2015
National Auto Fraud conference"As Is" is not an excuse to commit Fraud.2014