Laguna Beach, CA
News Date: 
Tue, 04/28/2015

Laguna Beach, CA (April 28, 2015) ---  The National Association of Dealer Counsel (NADC) Board of Directors elected Officers at its 11th Annual Member Conference held at The Montage Resort in Laguna Beach, CA.

Stephen Linzer of Tiffany & Bosco, P.A. was elected President, replacing former President Oren Tasini of Haile, Shaw & Pfaffenberger, P.A..  Diane Cafritz of CarMax and Andrew Weill of Benjamin, Weill & Mazer were elected Vice Presidents. Lance Kinchen of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. was elected Treasurer and Johnnie Brown of Pullin, Fowler, Flanagan, Brown & Poe, PLLC  was elected Secretary.  The officers will serve two year terms.

On being elected President, Linzer commented “I welcome the opportunity to serve my fellow auto dealer counsel as President of this fine organization and am honored by my selection. I am mindful of the legacy created by past presidents. I pledge to continue the impressive growth of the association and will strive to give added value to its members.”

The NADC membership also elected five directors to their first term at the 11th Annual Member Conference.  Eric Baker, Boardman & Clark LLP; Kevin Hochman, Keyes Automotive Group; Jim Sewell, Jr., Smith Law Firm, P.C.; Todd Shadid, Klenda Austerman LLC; and Robert Weller II, Abbott Nicholson PC.  The directors will serve a three year term.

The NADC is a nationwide professional organization of attorneys who represent automobile and other vehicle dealers.  The NADC provides a forum for members to share information, common experience, and advice related to manufacturer franchise issues, lemon laws, vehicle finance, regulatory complexities, insurance laws, tax laws, buy/sell agreements, employment law, and many other issues facing dealers and their counsel today.

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