Kolar & Associates, A Law Corporation is recognized as one of California’s premiere business and commercial litigation law firms. The firm engages in a general civil litigation and transactional practice which includes the defense of all types of corporations with an emphasis on the defense of automobile dealers in all aspects of their day to day operations as well as pre-litigation and litigated matters.
Elizabeth L. Kolar, the owner of the law firm has represented automobile dealerships exclusively throughout California for nearly 17 years. Since opening Kolar & Associates in 2001, the firm’s emphasis has been focused on the defense of issues which automobile dealerships face on a daily basis both pre-litigation and litigation. The firm has defended automobile dealerships against all types of claims including lemon law claims, fraud and breach of contract, violation of the Consumers Legal Remedies Act, Unfair Business Practices Claims, violation of contract disclosure laws, advertising violations, class action law suits, complex litigation, employment/wage and hour issues, wrongful termination and discrimination, Automotive Repair Act, Automobile Sales Finance Acts, Vehicle Leasing Act, small claims actions, collections of judgments, premises liability and products liability.
The firm also focuses on assisting dealerships in the initial stages of a dispute to try and resolve complaints and issues by customers to prevent the matter from escalating into litigation.
Our clients know they can reach us anytime and receive a prompt professional response. Service to our clients is the cornerstone upon which our firm’s philosophy is based.
Kolar & Associates never sacrifices quality or integrity in the delivery of legal services. Because of its experience in litigation and handling commercial transactions, it is able to achieve results which optimize the outcome and minimize the cost of defending a case. We value the attorney-client relationship and always invite client input and participation at all critical phases in order to make sure that the cost of litigation stays in line with the optimum outcome of the case.
Kolar & Associates’ lawyers are at the forefront of knowledge and information regarding the clients that it serves and are aware of business and legislative changes which may affect its clients. Our clients can be assured of outstanding legal representation and can depend on us to mobilize the appropriate resources to provide them with legal advice which is both timely and cost effective. The success of this firm has been built on that premise.
Kolar & Associates has earned the respect and trust of its clients and peers in the legal community because of the high quality of legal counsel they provide. We are skilled litigators with broad experience in defending customers in Arbitration, Court Trials and Jury Trials.
We approach every case with a practical, common sense approach keeping in mind the client’s needs and desires at the outset. As a result, our clients benefit by having lawyers that never lose sight of the “forest for the trees” and offer advice which is practical, result oriented and responsive to the client’s individualized needs. In addition to the firm’s dealership practice, the firm also provides services to clients in business transactions/litigation, employment/labor law, general liability, governmental torts, insurance defense and coverage, personal injury, premises liability and products liability.