Steven S Paul, CVA, ASE, NRVIA II Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: TDT Vehicle Inspection Services Inc
  • Phone: 314-886-8378
  • Cell: 618-960-4696
  • Website:

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Automotive and Appraisal & Valuation

Keywords/Search Terms:

Appraisal & Valuation Automotive, Automotive Dealer Practices, Automotive Economics, Automotive Leasing, Automotive Repair & Service, Lemon Law, Machinery & Equipment Appraisal & Valuation, Vehicles Appraisal & Valuation


Associates in Marketing, Southwestern Illinois College; ASE Master Certification - Automotive, Automotive Service Excellence; ASE Master Certification - Medium / HD Trucks, Automotive Service Excellence; NRVIA Level II Certification, National RV Inspectors Association

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Additional Information

Steven S. Paul, owner of TDT, is a Mechanic and Automobile Expert responsible for all aspects of the business including marketing, operations and accounting as well as customer service. He has over 25 years of experience in automotive service, heavy equipment maintenance, and inspection services. Mr. Paul is ASE Master Certified in both Automotive and Medium / HD Trucks including engines performance, electrical, driveline, brakes, steering and suspension as well as safety related systems. He has inspected over 2,500 vehicles since 2005 ranging from Model T Fords to 2015 BMW & Mercedes. He is qualified to inspect HD Semi Trucks and Construction Equipment as well as RV, Motorhomes and Campers. Mr. Paul also has inspection experience with Exotic & Luxury High End Cars as well as Boats and Watercraft. Automobile, medium duty and heavy-duty truck repair and inspection as well as heavy equipment such as construction and agriculture equipment. Litigation Support - Mr. Paul is a Certified Vehicle Appraiser and can provide opinions of value based on fair market value, diminished value and replacement values in accordance with USPAP. He has been court qualified as an expert vehicle inspector in multiple states as well as federal court. Mr. Paul has provided over 500 expert witness reports, provided over 30 depositions and testified in court over 10 times. He is willing to travel to all 50 states. He has experience in: Lemon Law - Misrepresentation and Dealer Operations - Lease Return Inspections - Vehicle Condition Reports - Mechanical Breakdown - Mechanical Failure - Vehicle Valuation - Vehicle Appraisal - Total Loss - Cause of Failure