California SMOG Station, STAR Program, and Auto Technician Attorneys, Automotive Defense Specialists, Announces Post Clarifying B2B Services

Santa Monica, California – June 30, 2018. Automotive Defense Specialists, professional lawyers serving auto technicians, STAR Program participants, and SMOG stations against the California Bureau of Automotive Repair, is proud to announce a new blog post.

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The law firm receives a fair amount of confusion as many consumers reach out to it, looking for legal help with SMOG- or repair-related issues, yet the firm only represents the business or B2B side of the equation.

“Hard working auto technicians go above and beyond their job to help customers every day,” explained attorney William Ferreira of Automotive Defense Specialists. “We want to remind the SMOG station community, we exclusively support the business side (including technicians) when they are facing a potential action from the Bureau of Automotive Repair here in California.”

Interested parties can read the new blog post by Automotive Defense Specialists at Those who would like to know more about the firm’s lead attorney, William Ferreira can visit the website. Throughout the website, one can find a cornucopia of information about how to fight actions from the Bureau of Automotive Repair such as letters, citations, accusations, and invalidations. Indeed, Automotive Defense Specialists can even be engaged as a defense attorney in criminal cases from the Bureau of Automotive Repair.


Here is the background for the release. The state of California has initiated SMOG testing requirements for several years. California residents due for a SMOG inspection may have waited until the deadline to take a car into an auto shop. The pressure to inspect a car quickly and return to owners could be intense, and many consumers may not understand the technical issues. Their unhappiness may cause them to lash out in an emotional way against a technician or auto repair shop that is “only doing their job.” Regardless, Automotive Defense Specialists does not represent consumers but rather represents businesses and technicians against the Bureau of Automotive Repair.

An auto or SMOG technician may help walk a customer through the process, yet ultimately the criteria for a STAR certified inspection must be followed. On the other hand, if a SMOG technician or STAR station has received a letter, accusation, or potential invalidation from the Bureau of Automotive Repair, it may be time to retain a defense attorney to assist in administrative and/or legal proceedings.

For these reasons, Automotive Defense Specialists has announced a new blog post to clarify who they represent and who they do not. Interested parties are referred to the blog, and those who are businesses or technicians are urged to reach out for an attorney consultation.


Automotive Defense Specialists is a top law firm representing auto repair facilities, SMOG check stations, and technicians in every facet of their legal needs including Bureau of Automotive Repair letters, citations, and invalidations. The company offers phone consultations to auto shops, mechanics, technicians and others who are facing disciplinary actions from the California Bureau of Automotive Repair.

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