2020 Spring Training Auto Fraud Track Package

Webinar Date: 
August 10, 2020
Focus Area: 
| Skill level: 
All Levels

Members: $0
Non-Members: Only available to members


•    Introduction to Auto Fraud Finance
•    Spotting Dealer Add-Ons: Gap, Service Contracts, Etching, Other Extras
•    Introduction to TILA Claims
•    Defending Deficiency Actions
•    Frame and Structural Damage Cases
•    Handing Warranty Claims Using Mag Moss
•    How to Make Money as an Auto Fraud Practitioner
•    Addressing Common Pitfalls in Lemon Law Cases
•    Litigating Odometer Fraud Cases
•    Spotting & Litigating TILA Claims
•    Spotting & Litigating Yo-Yo Cases

Why These Videos Are Helpfu

Missed the Spring Training 2020? The Litigation track focuses on auto finance fraud and frame and structural damage cases.

What You Will Learn

•    Become familiar with the players, processes, and products that are associated with auto finance fraud 
•    Determine whether dealers committed fraud through add-ons to the financing contract 
•    Recognize when a TILA violation occurred and what remedies exist to address the claim
•    Find the information you need to successfully litigate the TILA claim
•    Determine what remedies exist to help your clients with deficiency claims
•    Determine whether frame and structural damage took place in your client’s vehicle
•    Determine which federal and state rules provide the best remedies for your warranty claims
•    Learn about different approach to make money from auto fraud cases
•    Overcome common challenges associated with lemon law cases
•    Determine whether odometer fraud took place and what remedies exist to bring relief to your clients
•    Spot and investigate yo-yo claims properly


Mark Aschermann is an attorney in Austin, TX, who has been Board Certified in Commercial and Consumer Law in Texas since 1995. Mr. Aschermann is a solo practitioner representing consumers in a wide variety of matters but especially lemon law, insurance, and consumer financial disputes. 

Gregory T. Babbitt is a partner at Rosner, Barry & Babbitt, LLP, in San Diego, where he handles California car lemon and auto fraud cases (individual and class actions). 

Stacy Bardo is the founder of Bardo Law, P.C., a consumer protection litigation firm in Chicago, Illinois. Stacy has nearly twenty years of experience advocating on behalf of consumers. She has been principally involved in hundreds of actions involving debt collection, identity theft, credit reporting practices, consumer fraud and deceptive sales, warranty breaches, automobile financing, repossession, odometer fraud complaints, and mortgage servicing breaches. 

Bryce B. Bell founded Bell Law in 2010, after many years serving as General Counsel for a series of financial companies that offered mortgage, real estate, insurance and other financial services. 

Daniel Blinn is the Managing Attorney of Consumer Law Group, Rocky Hill, CT. His practice is focused on representing consumers in claims involving auto dealer fraud, auto warranties, and auto financing in individual and class action claims.

Richard Diklich worked as a Quality Control Supervisor at a Ford Assembly Plant and served as an Instructor of Automotive Technology at Longview Community College. He has served as a subject matter expert for the analysis of service failures of vehicle systems, service history, vehicle valuation, pre-sale condition, collision repair methods, and odometer tampering. 

Mr. Thomas Domonoske taught classes at the UNC Law School, practiced as a legal aid lawyer was a Senior Lecturing Fellow at Duke Law School. In August 2000, he returned to Virginia to a consumer law practice, particularly the federal statutes that regulate financial transactions. 

Richard Feferman is the founding partner of Feferman, Warren & Mattison, the preeminent law firm in the southwest devoted to protecting consumers. Most of the firm's cases are lawsuits against car dealers, credit reporting agencies, abusive debt collectors, and predatory lenders. 

For over eighteen years, founder Christine A. Ferraris has worked relentlessly in the legal arena to help those hurt by fraud. As a business owner herself for most of those eighteen years, she understands the challenges small business owners face.
Minal Gahlot is a trial lawyer with experience litigating cases in federal and state trial and appellate courts who handles consumer law cases, including auto fraud, predatory lending, banking and financing, consumer sales and special finance, and student loan and debt collection defense. 
Will Geddings is an attorney at Hays Cauley, P.C. in Florence, SC. Will has been a consumer advocate for ten years and focuses his practice on automobile fraud, breach of warranty, and incorrect credit reporting. Will has been involved in litigation relating to the FCRA, the FDCPA, the TCPA, the ECOA, and various South Carolina statutes. 

Dana Karni founded Karni Law Firm, P.C., in July of 2007. Dana began her consumer rights career handling debt collection defense cases, as well as plaintiff’s debt collection abuse lawsuits. Over the past five years, Dana has transitioned her law practice to include auto fraud cases.

Scott Kaufman founded California Lemon Lawyers in 2003, after a short stint with one of the nation's largest lemon law firms. Scott's firm is now averaging one new case a day and growing exponentially. 

Sebastian Korth formed Korth Law Office after spending years fighting on behalf of consumers in government and nonprofits. Sebastian Korth is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts state and federal and bankruptcy court.

Adam McNeile is an attorney in the San Francisco office of Kemnitzer, Barron & Krieg, LLP. Mr. McNeile practices consumer protection law, focusing on automotive issues.

Robert W. Murphy is in private practice in Fort Lauderdale, FL, focusing on consumer class action litigation. He is as an adjunct professor of law at the University of Florida College of Law in Gainesville. 

Darren Newhart represents consumers in individual and class action cases under the TILA, FCRA, FDCPA,  and the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act. 

M. Kathi Rawls has been practicing law since 2001. She has litigated hundreds of consumer law cases, including auto fraud, predatory lending, debt collection abuse, repossession defense, identity theft, and false credit reporting.  

Christina Gill Roseman, represents consumers at Roseman Law Firm, PLLC, with offices in Pittsburgh, PA and Morgantown, WV. She has successfully tried numerous cases against automobile manufacturers and dealerships. She is NACA’s West Virginia state co-chair. 

Taras Rudnitsky is a consumer protection attorney near Orlando, FL. Taras was formerly an automotive engineer and automotive design expert witness. He represents consumers in auto fraud cases, warranty cases, home solicitation sales, debt collection defense, and other consumer protection cases. 

Steven Simons formally represented dealers and insurance companies in defense of consumer actions. In 1999, Steve became a consumer advocate representing consumers in auto fraud and other consumer rights cases. Since 1999, Steve has tried to verdict over fifty jury trials involving undisclosed damage, finance fraud, and lemon law issues.

Beth Wells is a partner at the Burdge Law Office in Dayton, OH. She joined the firm in 2004 and concentrates her practice on breach of warranty cases for RVs, cars, motorcycles, and boats, as well as consumer protection auto fraud cases against used car dealers. She also oversees the firm’s lemon law cases. 

Susan Yeck has exclusively practiced automobile litigation since 2004 representing California consumers. She has been a trial attorney for over thirty years and has appeared in superior and appellate courts throughout the state.

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