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Terry M. Fisher, Founder

Terry Fisher has been considered one of the leading experts in the United States on diminished value. With over 30 years of experience in all areas of the wholesale / retail automotive industry, in addition to appraising vehicles, Mr. Fisher has been frequently called on to serve as a court appointed automobile expert in arbitration, municipal courts, and bankruptcy federal court. He has consulted for hundreds of prominent attorneys as well as numerous financial institutions around the nation regarding automobiles.

Since 1996, Autoloss has been involved in appraising 1000s of cars, import as well as domestic, trucks, exotics, RVs, automotive tools, collector cars, semi-trucks, heavy equipment and boats. The company has developed a client list which includes The Federal Bureau of Investigation, Drug Enforcement Agency, United Stated Marshal Service, United States Dept of Justice, NW Investment Cars, GMAC, Ford Motor Credit, Mazda American Credit and numerous influential lawyers as well as credit unions, banks, and other financial institutions in the nation.

Summary of Qualifications

In 1996, Terry Fisher founded Autoloss, a state-of-the-art appraisal company that is known throughout the United States. Since that time, Autoloss has appraised many thousands of vehicles all over the United States and Canada. Terry Fisher is considered to be one of the leading experts in the United States on diminished value. He also has over thirty years of experience in all areas of the wholesale / retail automotive industry.

Since 1996, Autoloss has been involved in appraising 1000's of cars, import as well as domestic, trucks, exotics, RVs, automotive tools, collector cars, semi-trucks, heavy equipment and boats. The company has developed a client list which includes The Federal Bureau of Investigation, Drug Enforcement Agency, United Stated Marshal Service, United States Dept of Justice, NW Investment Cars, GMAC, Ford Motor Credit, Mazda American Credit and numerous influential lawyers as well as credit unions, banks, and other financial institutions in the nation.

Appraisals provided by Autoloss are widely accepted because the values determined are not simply taken from published, "price guides," but are substantiated by actual comparable vehicles for sale.

In addition to appraising vehicles, Mr. Fisher has been frequently called on to serve as a court appointed automobile expert in arbitration, municipal courts, and bankruptcy federal court. He has consulted for hundreds of prominent attorneys as well as numerous financial institutions around the nation regarding automobiles.

Experience, Education & Training

  • Member of Auto Appraisers of Oregon
  • Expert Court Litigation Consultant since 1990
  • Owner, Appraiser of Autoloss 1996 - Current
  • Licensed Adjuster, Autoloss 2003 - 2007
  • Owner, Cash Connection 1993 - Current
  • Owner, United States Claims Advisers 2003 - Current
  • Owned and Managed numerous small and large dealerships over 30 years including Fleet car/ truck / Heavy Duty Truck Dealerships
  • Approved to complete lease termination appraisals for Honda Finance
  • Approved for Toyota and Acura Lease appraisals
  • Licensed Vehicle Appraiser # V26-102
  • Frequent Guest on Radio Program, Car Talk with Harry Douglas
  • National Total Loss Umpire, 2008 - current
  • Expert in Stigma claims on BMW I drive and Caterpillar Trucks
  • Attended Portland State University
  • Attended Training by Honda, Peugeot, Mercedes- Benz, Jaguar, Pontiac, Mazda, British Leyland, Subaru, Dodge, Nissan, VW, and Toyota

Expert Witness

  • Approved Expert Witness in CA Superior Court
  • Approved Expert Witness in Arizona
  • Expert Witness Testimony in the following States: Texas, Florida, Georgia, New York, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Idaho, California
  • Federal Bankruptcy court

Past Memberships

  • Copart Auto Auction
  • IAA Auto Auction
  • Portland Auto Auction
  • Brashers Auto Auction
References and Certificates Available upon request.