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Ronald L. Burdge

Ohio Lemon Law Lawyer Ron BurdgeKnown nationwide as a leading Lemon Law attorney, Ronald L. Burdge has represented literally thousands of consumers in "lemon" lawsuits and actively co-counsels and coaches other Consumer Law attorneys.

From 2005 through 2011, attorney Ronald L. Burdge has been named as the only Lemon Law Ohio Super Lawyer by Law & Politics magazine and Thomson Reuters Corp., Professional Division. Burdge restricts his practice to Lemon Law and Consumer Law cases. The Ohio Super Lawyer results are published annually in the January issue of Cincinnati Magazine.

Ronald L. Burdge was named Consumer Law Trial Lawyer of the Year 2004 by the National Association of Consumer Advocates, the nation's largest organization of consumer law private and government attorneys. "Your impact on the auto industry has been magnified many times over because of the trail you blazed for others," stated NACA's Executive Director, Will Ogburn.

Burdge has represented thousands of consumers in Ohio, Kentucky and elsewhere since 1978 and is a frequent lecturer to national, state and local Bar Associations and Judicial organizations. Burdge is admitted to Ohio's state and federal courts, Kentucky's state courts, and Indiana's federal courts. Other court admissions are on a "pro hac" temporary, case by cases basis.

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Attorney Elizabeth Ahern Wells

Ohio Lemon Law Lawyer Elizabeth Ahern WellsBeth is an associate at the Burdge Law Office in Dayton, Ohio. She joined the firm in 2004 and concentrates her practice on consumer protection cases, including lemon law and breach of warranty cases for cars, motorcycles, and RVs, auto fraud. She also handles debt collection disputes and credit rights cases.

Beth also co-authored Chapter 25 of the 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, and 2012 editions of the Baldwin’s Ohio Consumer Law Handbook, Assistive Device Lemon Law. and co-edited Chapter 6 on Odometer Fraud in those same years. She also co-edited Chapter 7 on Lemon Law in 2011 and 2012. The Baldwin book is widely considered to be the leading authority on Consumer Law in Ohio. She has also had articles appearing in 2010, 2011, and 2012 published in the Dayton Bar Association Magazine, Bar Briefs.

Beth has represented Ohio and Kentucky consumers in mediations, jury trials, arbitration hearings, and before the Ohio Court of Appeals and is admitted in Ohio, Kentucky, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, and United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.

Beth is a graduate of Clemson University, where she received her bachelor degree cum laude in 2000. While attending Clemson, she was also a member of the varsity cross country and track teams, receiving All-ACC honors in both.

Beth received her law degree from the University of Toledo College of Law, cum laude, in 2004. While at the University of Toledo, she participated in Law Review as an associate member, and later as a Note and Comment Editor. While acting as an associate member her law review article, Warrantless Traffic Stops: A Suspension of Constitutional Guarantees in Post September 11th America, 34 U. Tol. L. Rev. 899, was selected for publication.

Beth has also spoken as a guest lecturer at the University of Toledo College of Law to law students in the Consumer Law class regarding current issues in the spring ofd 2008 and again in 2009.

Beth is a member of the Dayton, Ohio, and Kentucky Bar Associations, the National Association of Consumer Advocates, and the Dayton Ballet Associate Board. She is currently the vice-chair of the Dayton Bar Briefs Committee for the second year in a row.

When Beth is not representing consumers in Court or at her desk, her competitive spirit finds its outlet in running and she enjoys family time with her daughters Haley and Mia and her husband, Ryan. Read Beth's Blog, Run Lemon, Run.

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About the Burdge Law Firm

Experience Counts

The Burdge Law Firm helps consumers in the legal areas of Ohio Lemon Law, Kentucky Lemon Law, the Federal Lemon Law (called the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act), Rv and Motorhome Lemon Law, and Consumer Protection Law.

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Ohio Lemon Law LawyersKnown nationwide as a leading Lemon Law attorney, Ronald L. Burdge and his team of legal professionals have represented thousands of consumers in "lemon" lawsuits and actively co-counsels and coaches other Consumer Law attorneys. We handle cases in all Ohio state and federal courts, all Kentucky state courts, and all Indiana federal courts. We frequently are asked to handle cases in other state and federal courts and are able to do so by special admission on a case by case basis with local co-counsel assistance. Our goal is always to give you the best result and the most economical Lemon Law help possible.

We are experienced lemon law lawyers, and we have attorneys and staff who devote themselves to dealing with specific issues related to lemon cars, lemon trucks, lemon RVs, lemon boats - even lemon airplanes! We primarily represent clients who live in Ohio and Kentucky, but give our assistance nationwide in consulting with and referring to other Lemon Law attorneys. We are admitted to practice law in all Ohio state and federal courts, all Kentucky state courts, and all Indiana federal courts too. View the Attorney Profiles of the Burdge Law Office.

Our law practice group is led by our founder Ron Burdge. With over 30 years experience in handling thousands of Lemon Law and Car Sales Fraud cases, Mr. Burdge is a frequent speaker at national seminars and conferences on Lemon Laws and numerous Consumer Protection Law issues. Under his guidance and direction, our law practice stays current on all issues in this ever-changing field. We use the latest legal research tools, computer programs, and electronic equipment to monitor the constant changes in Consumer Protection and Lemon Laws.

But our firm is more than just tools and research; it is also our dedicated people and our commitment to our clients and our unique approach to the area of Lemon Law and Consumer Law. We fight for your rights because if you have a lemon vehicle, the law says that you are entitled to either your money back or a new replacement vehicle and you deserve it. Also, the Lemon Law says that the manufacturer may be required to pay your attorney fees. That is only fair - after all, they built your lemon in the first place.

Our dedication to this area of the law comes from a desire to use our legal skills, experience, and passion in a way that best helps our clients get Justice. Mistreatment by an automobile dealership or manufacturer can be emotionally charged and financially devastating, particularly when they involve an investment of $25,000 to $100,000 and more. We find that taking a professional but strong and aggressive stance in your case can get you the best result possible as quickly as possible. We always take the time to explain the legal process to our clients and we listen to your concerns too.

The Lemon Law in Ohio and Kentucky and elsewhere, and the legal system itself, can be confusing, overwhelming, and impersonal. We can take the mystery out of the process and help you reach your goal - for yourself and your family. We pride ourselves on being a law firm that gets results. To achieve these results, we provide skilled, goal-oriented, and personal guidance. Simply put, we assist our clients in bringing closure to an expensive and frustrating problem, with the assurance that they have received the highest quality legal representation.

Burdge Law Office Affiliations

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  • National Association of Consumer Advocates
  • International Association of Consumer Law
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Kentucky State Bar Association
  • And various local Bar Associations

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