David I. Smith


Auto Damage Experts

We Don't Remove Dents… We Remove Doubts.

David Smith is the President of Operations for Auto Damage Experts (aka ADE), one of the nation’s original Auto-Body Repair Inspection and Diminished Value Assessment service providers.

ADE offers numerous automotive related forensic services including Diminished Value, Pre-Purchase Inspections, Post Repair Inspections, Collision Repair Consulting, various Appraisal Services and more.

Auto Damage Expert’s clientele includes the general public, legal professionals, insurance carriers, financial institutions, fleet administrators and collision repair facilities across the country.

Originally from Alaska, David resides in Beaverton, Oregon just outside of Portland with his wife and two daughters. David is recognized and respected throughout the country as an Expert in the field of collision repair and various disciplines within auto appraisal activities including Diminished Value and Total Loss valuations and related claim resolution. He has personally been involved in tens of thousands of auto body collision/cosmetic repair related activities from management of body shops, vehicles he’s repaired, and vehicles in which he has inspected, evaluated and rendered his Expert opinion.

ADE’s activities were first provided in Florida in the early 90s by its founder, and David’s father, Barrett R. Smith. David joined the company as a junior partner to augment the company’s development including establishing a network of recognized professionals enabling ADE to provide their services across the United States and Its territories.

Auto Damage Experts was founded and continues on the fundamental principle of making exceptional automotive related professional services available to all parties: including but not limited to the individual consumer, insurers, legal professionals, corporations, and governmental agencies.

David is ASE certified; I-Car trained and is a Certified Oregon Automotive Appraiser. The Northwest office utilizes both Audatex and Mitchell Ultramate estimating. David has helped thousands successfully navigate through the confusing maze that is Insurance Claims, Auto Purchasing and Collision Repair.

Auto Damage Experts is adding new Auto Appraiser’s and Auto Damage Inspectors every day across the country, all inspectors are required to be Certified, Trained and have significant experience in their particular discipline. With Auto appraisers and inspectors in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana, New York, New Jersey, Washington, California, Nevada, Idaho, Arizona, Illinois, Ohio, Minnesota, and many more. Call today to see if we can help you in your State.

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