Shalev Amar is the founder and lead attorney of Amar Law Group. Prior to founding Amar Law Group, Mr. Amar was a Managing Partner for twelve years of a consumer law firm that exclusively handled motor vehicle claims on behalf of consumers. Since 2004 Mr. Amar has successfully litigated and/or settled over 1,300 Lemon Law and breach of warranty claims with motor vehicle and RV manufacturers. Additionally, his precedecessor law firms have handled over 2,500 Lemon Law cases.
Although Mr. Amar is an experienced litigator who has repeatedly defeated manufacturers in court when necessary, settlement is often preferable to litigating through trial for both consumers and car or RV companies. To that end, Mr. Amar has developed diplomatic and professional relationships with the representatives of motor vehicle and RV manufacturers over the years. Ultimately these relationships benefit the consumers that Amar Law Group represents, by aiding in the the speedy and amicable resolution and settlement of their legal claims out of court, generally within only 2 to 3 months.
Mr. Amar has an outstanding academic background having graduated Cum Laude from both the University of Arizona (where he majored in Political Science) and the Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law. Mr. Amar was the Philanthropy Chair of Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity and Sigma Alpha Epsilon Social Fraternity while he attended the University of Arizona. In Law School, Mr. Amar participated in Junior Law, a program where middle school students are taught debate.
Mr. Amar is licensed in Arizona (State and Federal Bars), The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, United States District- Northern District of Indiana, United States District Court- Eastern District of Wisconsin. Since 2004 Mr. Amar has litigated in the area of consumer protection focusing on Lemon Law, Consumer Fraud and Breach of Warranty cases. During this time, Mr. Amar arbitrated over fifteen cases through Court Mandated Arbitration, prevailing in twelve, and was counsel in seven jury trials, prevailing in five.
In his personal life Mr. Amar is an avid reader and audio book fan. He is into self develpment, meditation, fitness, nutrition, sports, public speaking, and even karaoke (or singing in the shower).
Mr. Ybarra graduated from Gonzaga University School of Law in 2012. He became a member of the Oregon State Bar in 2012 and has been admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court, District of Oregon. His resume includes experience with the Multnomah County Circuit Court, Oregon Law Center, and judicial clerkships. Mr. Ybarra clearly explains complex areas of law so his clients will always make an informed decision. This furthers his ultimate purpose in practicing law: helping people. Benjamin is conscientious and works toward achieving his clients' best interests. Big or small, he will take on anyone causing harm to you, your family, or your business. Mr. Ybarra earned his commission in the U.S. Army and currently serves as a First Lieutenant in the Oregon Army National Guard. He currently lives in Sandy with his wife of 6 years, Nicole.
Craig W. Drummond is an experienced Trial Attorney who has tried over 50 jury trials. Mr. Drummond received his undergraduate and law degrees from Drake University and is admitted in both Nevada and Missouri to practice law. Additionally, he is admitted to practice in U.S. military courts worldwide, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Drummond is a decorated veteran for service in Iraq and, after being Honorably discharged from the Army, he worked as Trial Attorney with a local Las Vegas law firm where he gained extensive experience in personal injury and civil litigation cases, including numerous mediations, arbitrations, settlement conferences, short-trials, and District Court jury trials.