About Our Principal, Norman Taylor
Norman F. Taylor is the author of the book Lemon Law: The Standard Reference Guide
He studied engineering at Arizona State University as an undergraduate and attended Glendale School of Law. He graduated and passed the Bar in 1986. Norman Taylor’s consumer law practice grew quickly with an emphasis in warranty litigation matters. Since 1987 his expertise in the area of Lemon Law has been recognized by auto manufacturers in their publications, and ultimately led to an invitation by the California Judicial Council to assist in creating standardized jury instructions for all lemon law cases in California.
He co-authored the first book on California Lemon Law entitled: Lemon Law A Manual for Consumers. He recently authored his second publication on lemon law entitled: Lemon Law The Standard Reference Guide, which enjoys distribution and recognition on a national level.
His lemon law attorneys have handled over 10,000 cases, forcing vehicle manufacturers to refund well over $100,000,000 for defective goods to consumers.
In addition to advocating consumer rights as a profession, Mr. Taylor volunteers many hours for international human rights efforts and sponsors drug education speakers in the public school system.
Director Of Litigation, John Ciccarelli
As Director of Litigation for Norman Taylor & Associates, Mr. Ciccarelli is responsible for the day to day operations of litigation for the firm. He oversees all lawsuits brought on behalf of our clients pursuant to various consumer law provisions. Mr. Ciccarelli graduated first in his class at Whittier College School of Law and was admitted to the California State Bar in 1988.
He is a recognized authority in medical malpractice and in representation of consumers in a variety of contexts. Since 1988 John has been asked to speak on the complex legal and ethical aspects of medical malpractice and dependent adult and elder abuse. Mr. Ciccarelli’s extensive trial experience and litigation acumen includes a variety of areas including medical malpractice, elder abuse, personal injury, insurance, and premises liability. He is frequently called upon by his peers to serve as an arbitrator.
He has spoken at legal continuing education events concerning the complex legal and ethical aspects of medical malpractice. John is an active member in the legal community having served on bioethics, reproductive law and genetics committees for both national and local bar associations. In addition to being a family man he is also committed to providing services to the mentally challenged and food and shelter to the homeless.