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About Us

Learn about our history - our license, insurance, and affiliations - and our people! Los Angeles & San Fernando Valley Messenger Courier & Attorney Service by Amstar Express

Our History

Amstar Express was established in 1982 by Douglas Kingsbury at the age of 23.  It was then known as “Doug’s Moto-Messenger” and then “California Motor Couriers”.  


Donning full race leathers, helmet, boots, and gloves and riding his 1975 Yamaha RD250, 1969 Harley Davidson and 1975 Ducati motorcycles, the first motorcycle courier and messenger service in the San Fernando Valley was created and quickly earned the respect of Law Firms who needed court filings completed any traffic conditions.


With all the hands-on experience of literally thousands of successful deliveries and filings by Mr. Kingsbury and his crew of riders, he learned the importance of on-time delivery and the critical problems that a missed deadline could create. Then, as now, he knew many of his clients on a first-name basis and to him, they were more than just a name on a delivery slip.

Today, Amstar Express Inc. replaces the old California Motor Couriers name due in part to the discontinuation of motorcycle courier services, but also to Mr. Kingsbury's life-long patriotism and the continued expansion of services offered by Amstar Express. 


These services include.


·         Service of Process in California and Nationwide.

·         California E-Fling

·         California, Nevada & Arizona E-Recording

·         Attorney Support Services.

·         Same-Day Courier & Messenger delivery services.

·         Secure Client Portal for Account Access and On-Line Ordering and Tracking 24/7

Our order taking, dispatch and billing systems are fully computerized and can be customized to fit your needs. All employees of Amstar Express are in uniform, two-way communication equipped, professionally trained, and fully insured.

Mr. Kingsbury has watched Amstar Express grow through the years but has never forgotten the great feeling of a job well done.  

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Registered Process Servers
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Courier Services

It is pride of a job well done coupled with superior business ethics that drives

Amstar Express today!

Our clients are fully protected!

Our Licenses, Insurance, and Affiliations

California State License/Motor

Carrier Permit: CA#129021

Commercial Vehicle Insurance

Federal Insurance Company: 7498-47-05

Courier Bonding/Fidelity

Federal Insurance Company: 3538-22-30-WBO

Workers' Compensation

State Compensation Insurance Fund: 9229246-19

Federal Tax I.D. Number: 26-2099055

Douglas Alan Kingsbury - Founder

Los Angeles & San Fernando Valley

Douglas Alan Kingsbury:

Senior Officer

About Doug:

Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Mr. Kingsbury is the founder and CEO of AmStar Express Inc. Doug has been personally involved in the transportation industry for over 40 years.


Before founding AmStar Express, he worked as a motorcycle courier in various industries for 5 years, then another 12 years opening after opening AmStar Express before finally settling down to more internal duties.


Naturally, Doug has considerable experience with every conceivable type of delivery and filing situation.. If you have any important issue you can't resolve through our other sources, have suggestions or simply wish to say hello, Doug has always believed in an open-door policy.

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