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The NADC eForum and eLibrary is restricted to NADC members. You may submit your application for NADC membership by filling out the following form. All applications are vetted through the NADC Board of Directors. In the event your application is approved, you will receive notification via email. Once your membership is approved, you will be able to arrange for payment of the appropriate membership dues online. All membership categories (other than Associate) have full access to this website, including the eForum and eLibrary.

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Question #1
In the past three years, have you or any attorney in your firm performed any legal services for a Vendor, Lender, Captive Lender, Manufacturer or distributor of motor vehicles, motorcycles, boats or ATV’s adverse to dealers, including dealer termination proceedings and negotiations on behalf of a Vendor, Lender, Captive Lender or Manufacturer or distributor?

If so, please explain below the type of legal services performed.
Question #2
In the past three years, have you or any attorney in your firm provided opposing representation to any party, other than a dealer of motor vehicles, motorcycles or ATVs, in a matter adverse to a dealer of motor vehicles, motorcycles, boats or ATVs?

If so, please explain the basis of the matter.
Question #3
In the past three years, have you or any attorney in your firm provided opposing representation for any party, other than a dealer of motor vehicles, motorcycles or ATVS, in a dispute with a dealer of motor vehicles, motorcycles, boats or ATVs, including but not limited to those arising from consumer transactions and lemon law claims?

If so, please explain below the basis of the dispute.
Question #4
Do you or any attorney in your firm currently represent any party whom you believe is likely to have interests that will cause you to represent them in a way that is adverse to the interests of dealers of motor vehicles, motorcycles, boats or ATVs?

If so, please explain.
Membership Pledge
  • I certify that I represent the interests of vehicle dealers engaged in the retail sales and service of vehicles ("dealers").
  • I do not represent, and agree that I will not undertake to represent in the future, the interests of consumers in lemon law claims or lawsuits, in other claims or lawsuits against dealers arising from consumer transactions, nor will I represent the interests of manufacturers or distributors in franchise disputes with vehicle dealers.
  • It is possible that from time to time a law firm with which I am or may be associated may represent a manufacturer in the defense of a consumer claim. I acknowledge that, in the defense of such claims between the manufacturer and a consumer, other members of the law firm with which I am or may be associated may be called upon to assert claims against dealers in defense of the manufacturer client on such claims. I agree, that I shall disclose to the NADC whether any other members of the law firm(s) that I am associated with are engaged in the defense of claims on behalf of any manufacturers, and agree that, to the extent applicable, I shall inform each such member engaged in defense of such claims of my NADC membership get their acknowledgment that they shall not, under any circumstances whatsoever, attend or participate in any NADC meetings or workshops, access any portion of the NADC website and/or the NADC listserv, review any publications of NADC including, but not limited to, the Defender, or any printed or computer generated materials utilized in connection with any and all membership presentations or seminars held at any membership meetings or workshop meetings of the NADC.
  • I understand that my membership is subject to termination in the event I engage in such consumer or manufacturer/distributor representation in the future. (Not applicable to Trade Association Executive and Associate Members.)
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