Advocate Attorneys LLP
The information contained on this web page governs your use of the Advocate Attorneys LLP website. By using this site, you acknowledge that you understand the terms and conditions set out herein and that you agree to comply with these terms and conditions. If you are unable to accept and abide by these terms, please do not use this site or its information. Please note that these terms and conditions may change from time to time. Therefore, please refer to this material whenever you use the site.
No Attorney-Client Relationship Formed
All materials on this web site are provided by Advocate Attorneys LLP for informational purposes only and do not contain legal advice, legal opinions or any other form of advice regarding any specific facts or circumstances. The transmission or receipt of information contained on this site does not form or constitute an attorney-client relationship with Advocate Attorneys LLP or any of its attorneys or consultants. Any use of the information contained on this web site or transmittal of information to or from emails on this web site do not constitute a reasonable basis for a belief that use creates an attorney client relationship.
Transmission of Information
It is important that no conflict of interest be created between you and any of our current or past clients. Therefore, under no circumstance should you provide us with information pertaining to a matter without first speaking to one of our attorneys and receiving confirmation that the appropriate conflict checks have been cleared and that the firm is otherwise able to accept the engagement. If you email or otherwise provide information, materials or documents prior to your receipt of such confirmation and an appropriate engagement, we may not be able to treat that information as privileged, confidential or protected information. You recognize that our review of your information, even if you submitted it in a good faith effort to retain us, and even if you consider it confidential, does not preclude us from representing another client directly adverse to you, even in a matter where that information can be used against you.
Limitation of Liability
Although Advocate Attorneys LLP makes reasonable efforts to keep material on this website current, the information contained in this web site is provided only as general information, which may or may not reflect the most recent legal developments. Therefore, you should not act upon any information on this website without seeking professional counsel. Advocate Attorneys LLP makes no warranties, representations or claims of any kind with respect to any of the information on this website, including without limitation the accuracy, completeness, and suitability for any purpose of this information. Under no circumstance shall Advocate Attorneys LLP or any of its attorneys, consultants or agents involved in the creation or delivery of the material on this website be liable to you or anyone else as a result of damages from your access or use of material on this website.
Restrictions on Use of Materials
All materials contained on this website, and all intellectual property rights thereto, including copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade names, and trade dress, are owned by Advocate Attorneys LLP or its affiliates. You agree not to copy, reproduce, republish, transmit, modify or distribute any of the materials contained on this website, except for your personal, non-commercial use, absent the prior written approval of Advocate Attorneys LLP.
Links to Other Sites
This web site occasionally contains links to other web sites or may lead you to other websites that are beyond the control of Advocate Attorneys LLP. Advocate Attorneys LLP is not responsible for the content of any such sites, makes no representations regarding any such sites, and does not necessarily endorse or approve the information, material, products or services contained on or accessible through any such sites. You linking to other sites, your use of such sites, and your use of any information, material, products and services offered by such sites, are done solely at your own risk.
You hereby agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Advocate Attorneys LLP, its attorneys, consultants and agents, from any claims, damages, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) resulting from your failure to comply with the Terms and Conditions of Use of this web site, and/or from your posting or use of materials on this web site. Please contact Advocate Attorneys LLP if you have any questions regarding your obligations under this provision.
Governing Law & Forum
These Terms and Conditions of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the District of Columbia, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. Any dispute regarding these terms or conditions or use of this web site shall be resolved in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, provided it has subject matter jurisdiction. Otherwise, such disputes shall be decided before the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. Each party hereby agrees to waive its right to a jury trial in all legal proceedings.
Disclosures and Disclaimers
In some states, this web site may be deemed an advertisement. The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, please ask us to send you free, written information about our qualifications and experience.
Under Rule 7 of the District of Columbia Rules of Professional Conduct, this website is a “communication” that is made by lawyers at Advocate Attorneys LLP who are members of the District of Columbia Bar and addresses the availability of professional employment.
In the event you believe this web site does not comply with the rules of the state where you reside, you should disregard its contents and, if you wish, seek information about the services provided by Advocate Attorneys LLP from other resources or directly from the firm, its attorneys or consultants.