Meet The Amar Law Group, PLLC Attorneys
Over the years, the attorneys at Amar Law Group, PLLC and their predecessor firms have successfully resolved thousands of claims with vehicle manufacturers. During this time, our Firm has developed amicable professional relationships with the representatives of both RV and motor vehicle manufacturers, often after first defeating them at trial or arbitration.
Ultimately these relationships benefit the consumers that Amar Law Group represents by aiding in the amicable and speedy resolution of Lemon Law and breach of warranty claims without litigation. Out of court settlement is often preferable to litigating when possible because it is quicker and easier for consumers and manufacturers. Our Firm will do its utmost to quickly resolve matters out of court whenever possible so you can move on with your life with a repurchase, replacement vehicle or cash compensation. Amar Law Group is dedicated to promoting a client centered approach to assisting consumers like you where your best interests always come first.
Craig W. Drummond, Esq.
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. After law school he served on active duty as a Captain and Lawyer in the U.S. Army JAG Corps. Craig represented the United States as a Federal Military Prosecutor and was later selected as a Trial Defense Counsel defending service members charged with crimes.
Mr. Drummond is licensed in Nevada (State and Federal Bars), Missouri, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. He 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. Mr. Drummond uses his extensive experience to aid his clients and consumers.
Firm Founder and Arizona Counsel
Shalev Amar, Esq.
Shalev Amar is the founder of Amar Law Group, PLLC. 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 College of Law. Mr. Amar was the Philanthropy Chair of both 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, and the United States District Court- Eastern District of Wisconsin. Since May of 2004, Mr. Amar has assisted consumers and 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.
Benjamin T. Ybarra, Esq.
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.
California and Washington Counsel
Robert Katz, Esq.
Robert Katz is a California native, raised in the San Fernando Valley. He played competitive sports at an early age and was part of the junior ice hockey team that won the California State championship, playing at the Fabulous Forum where the Los Angeles Kings originally skated. Later, he played on a youth hockey team which competed in Vancouver, Canada. The skills Robert learned through competitive sports provided a sound foundation for solving those problems and challenges he faces every day as a lawyer.
Robert graduated from California State University, Northridge in 1992, earning a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Political Science, with an emphasis in American Government and International relations. While in college, he co-founded Equity Earth, a nonprofit recycling company dedicated to reducing the amount of solid waste restaurants send to landfills, and through the circulation of a monthly community newsletter, promoting education for conserving natural resources.
In 1994, Mr. Katz was admitted to Golden Gate University, School of Law. After his first year, he interned with the Marin County Counsel’s office assisting in the representation of Marin County. After his second year, Mr. Katz became the only certified law student at the Marin District Attorney’s office permitted to appear in court on behalf of the People of the State of California. Robert graduated Golden Gate University, School of Law in 1998 and was admitted to the California Bar in 1999, the Nevada Bar in 2001, and the Arizona Bar in 2002.
In 2005, Robert founded The Law Offices of Robert B. Katz & Associates with the main objective of providing his clients with superior legal services. In 2006, the Firm expanded its offices to Las Vegas, Nevada, and currently encompasses California, Nevada, Arizona, Washington, and Oregon. Mr. Katz uses his extensive legal experience to assist consumers.
Mr. Katz is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Central District of California, as well as the United States District Court of Nevada. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the California Bar Association, the Nevada Bar Association, the Arizona Bar Association, the Washington Bar Association, the Oregon Bar Association, the Los Angeles Bar Association, the San Fernando Valley Bar Association, the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, and the Defense Research Institute.
Arizona Associate Counsel
Henry S. Vorderbruggen, Esq.
Henry Vorderbruggen is a veteran of the United States Navy and graduate of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. He is licensed in In the military, Mr. Vorderbruggen worked as a journalist and earned a number of awards and commendations including the Navy Achievement Medal. In law school, he was selected to the Law Review and Sports and Entertainment Law Journal, participated in student trial teams, and was a member of the Student Veterans Association.
Following completion of his degree, he clerked for over a dozen district and county court judges in two counties in the 17th Judicial District of Colorado. He has been admitted to practice in the State of Arizona and the U.S. District Court, District of Arizona. As a proud father of two, he is an active volunteer in the community, coaching youth sports and providing mentorship to local kids. He is a dedicated legal advocate and passionate fighter consumers can rely on.