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Sponsorship and Advertising. This site is sponsored by the Attorney(s) and Law Firm(s) identified on the homepage  (“we,” “our,” “us,” or “Lawyers”). This website constitutes a “communication” within the meaning of California Rule of Professional Conduct 1-400, in that it is a “message or offer made by or on behalf of a member [of the California State Bar] concerning the availability for professional employment of a member or a law firm directed to any former, present, or prospective client.” 

No Solicitation or Offer of Services.This website is not an offer to provide services, but does enable you to answer questions that, depending upon your answers, may lead us to offer to become your lawyers by completing the registration process and signing our professional service agreement through this website.

Confidentiality. You agree to keep the information on the private (password protected) portions of this website confidential, and not to share it with anyone. Please refer others to this website if you think they would benefit from the information you find here.

Information provided. This page includes disclaimers and disclosures concerning the following topics:

1.     No Attorney-Client Relationship (unless you complete the sign-up process to become our client, providing accurate information in the process).

2.     No Legal Advice Intended

3.     Licensing Status of Attorneys

4.     Links

5.     Privacy Statement

6.     No Warranty, Prediction, or Liability

7.     Our Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights

8.     Jurisdiction

9.     Additional Disclosures and Information

The term “Law Firm” in this website refers to the Law Firm indicated on the hompage of this website or the associated linked page, unless the context otherwise requires.

No Attorney-Client Relationship or Legal Advice

Unless and until you have signed an agreement with us to become our client, which we have countersigned and delivered to you, communication of information by, in, to, or through this website and your receipt or use of it: (1) is not provided in the course of and does not create or constitute an attorney-client relationship except in the limited context and to the limited extent that the attorney-client privilege applies to information and communications made for the purpose of potentially engaging us as your attorneys and/or obtaining our legal advice; (2) is not intended as a solicitation; (3) is not intended to convey or constitute legal advice; and (4) is not a substitute for obtaining legal advice from a qualified attorney. You should not act upon any such information without first seeking qualified professional counsel on your specific matter. We encourage you to do your own due diligence on us before engaging us by conducting such internet and other research as you deem appropriate.

Licensing And Specialization

Unless otherwise expressly specified, the attorneys listed in this website are not certified by, or certified as specialists or experts by, any professional or governmental agency or authority. Designations of our firm’s practice areas, or of expertise, practice concentrations, or specializations of our attorneys are not intended (1) to suggest or represent the contrary, or (2) to suggest any professional or governmental standard by which such experience is measured, or (3) to denigrate other attorneys or firms in any way. 

The attorneys listed in this website are licensed to practice law only in the states where their offices are located and in such other states as are noted in their biographical information, if any. 

This website is not intended as advertising or solicitation in any jurisdiction where the site would be so characterized and fail to comply with all applicable laws and ethical rules of that jurisdiction, which may include, by way of example and without limitation, Florida (which requires state approval of all attorney advertising in advance) and New York (which requires that copies of all marketing material be filed in the relevant judicial district(s)). We do not seek to represent anyone where to do so would not comply with applicable local laws and rules.


We do and may from time to time, directly or indirectly, provide links to or accept links from websites of other parties for convenience. We do not control or maintain the material presented by other persons in their websites. The inclusion of any link on this website does not imply any association or relationship between us and the person sponsoring the linked site and does not constitute or imply any endorsement, approval or sponsorship of the linked site by us, or an endorsement, approval or sponsorship of us by the sponsor of the linked site. The links do not imply legal authority to use any protected rights of others reflected in the links. We do not vouch for or assume any responsibility for the content, accuracy, or completeness of material presented directly or indirectly in linked sites. If you use any of these links, you will leave our site. 

Privacy Statement

If you visit our website simply to browse, we may collect general information about the way in which you use our site, including the time and duration of your visit, the type of web browser used, the operating system/platform you are using, your IP address, the websites from which you linked to us, and your CPU speed. We also may note whether and how you use the site by recording site traffic patterns and “clickstreams.” We may use this information to identify levels and areas of interest in our firm and to improve and refine our site. If you set up an account on this website, we will record all your activity on it and all your communications with it of every kind and nature whatsoever. 

If you choose to provide us with personal information about yourself, whether through a form on our website, by sending us e-mail, or otherwise, we may collect and use that information to contact you or to send you additional information. You specifically consent, subscribe, and agree that we may, in our discretion, and from time to time, communicate with you (a) using bulk email to any and all email addresses you provide to us, (b) using mass texting (SMS) to any and all phone numbers you provide to us, and (c) using robo-dialing and recorded/automated phone calls with recorded and/or live messages, unless and until you clearly and in writing instruct us not to do so. We do not sell any information provided by our visitors to any unrelated third party, but we may share it with related entities or with unrelated third parties in connection with our own marketing activities or the maintenance and operation of our site(s), or as may be legally required. No confidential information that you provide us in the formation or duration of any attorney-client relationship formed between us will be provided to any third party for any purpose inconsistent with the purpose of that attorney-client relationship.

Although we use security that we believe to be appropriate to protect the personal identifying information disclosed to us on this website, we do not guarantee that our security precautions will protect against, and we expressly disclaim any liability for, any loss, misuse, or alteration of your information or from your access to or use of our information. 

We may use "cookie" technology. A cookie is a small amount of data sent by our website and stored on your computer's hard drive that our site can read and which helps us keep track of how you use our site. Many Web browsers automatically accept cookies by default, but contain an option for you to turn off the cookie acceptance if you prefer. 

If you do not want us to further use information previously given by you on or through this website to contact you, or if you wish to correct such information, please email us.

No Warranty or Liability

The information presented on the public portion of this website is provided “as is” without representation or warranty of any kind — as to suitability, reliability, applicability, merchantability, fitness, non-infringement, result, outcome, or any other matter. We do not represent or warrant that such information is or will be always up-to-date, complete, or accurate. Any representation or warranty that might be otherwise implied is expressly disclaimed.

We make no warranties, guarantees, or representations as to the outcome of any legal matter we may handle for you, including this one. Any statements we make are our current opinions only.

You agree that we are not liable to you or others, in any way or for any damages of any kind or under any theory, arising from this site, or your access to or use of or reliance on the information in or through the publicly accessible areas this site, including but not limited to liability or damages under contract or tort theories or any damages caused by viruses contained within electronic files of this site or any linked site, regardless of prior notice to us.

Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights

Unless otherwise noted, all materials, including but not limited to images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, video clips, software, and written and other materials that are part of this website or any other website we own, control, or operate, are protected under copyright laws and are the trademarks, trade dress, and/or other intellectual properties owned, controlled, or licensed by us. You may download and view material on this website for your personal use only. No part of these materials may otherwise be copied, reproduced, stored, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, now known or hereafter invented, without our prior written permission. 

Without limiting the foregoing, all tradenames and trademarks appearing on this website belong to us or to our affiliates or joint or co-venturers, except where the context clearly indicates otherwise.

Additional Disclosures and Information

Practice and other descriptions, including attorney biographies, on this website or linked law firm websites, may include descriptions of successful client representations, strategies or outcomes in matters, including transactional and adversarial proceedings. The results portrayed depended on the facts of the particular matters described, among other variables. Results in other matters will differ, particularly if based on different facts. We intend no assurance and make no guarantee or prediction that we will be successful in new matters, even if they involve similar facts and circumstances, or that we are successful in all matters. Results in any matter are not necessarily indicative of or similar to results in other matters. 

We designate, to the extent that any jurisdiction requires designation, the Albany, California, Office of Law Firm as the firm's respective principal office responsible for the publishing of this website, and Attorney as the attorney responsible for this site. 

Any disputes concerning this website and the information in or use of it shall be governed by California law (without regard to conflicts of law principles), and any proceeding which may arise out of or in connection with this website shall be brought solely in a court in San Francisco, California.     

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