Effective Date: March 2, 2021
Last modified: March 2, 2021
These Notices and Terms create a legal agreement between you (“You”) and AN Law Firm, P.C. (“AN Law Firm”) that governs: (1) the information of AN Law Firm (the “Information”) made available through this website; (2) the nature of the relationship between You and AN Law Firm; (3) certain other matters of professional responsibility; (4) AN Law Firm’s use of Your information gathered by it through this website; and (5) Your use of this website, related systems, and the Information (collectively, the “AN Law Firm Site”). By accessing any portion of the AN Law Firm Site, You are indicating that You have read and understood, and that You assent to be bound by, these Notices and Terms, which may be amended from time to time by AN Law Firm pursuant to the terms herein. If You do not agree to these Notices and Terms, You are not permitted to access the AN Law Firm Site.
1. No legal advice
The Information is made available for general informational purposes only, and is not intended to constitute specific legal advice or to be a substitute for advice from qualified counsel. Without limiting the foregoing, the Information may not reflect recent developments in the law, may not be complete, and may not be accurate in or applicable to Your jurisdiction. Because the Information is general in nature and may not pertain to Your specific circumstances, You should not act or refrain from acting based on any Information without first obtaining advice from professional counsel qualified in the applicable subject matter and jurisdictions.
2. No attorney-client relationship
AN Law Firm has a policy of entering into attorney-client relationships with its clients only in accordance with certain procedures, which include executing an engagement letter and addressing professional responsibility conflicts as required by the jurisdictions in which AN Law Firm practices. You agree that Your access of the AN Law Firm Site or receipt of the Information, or Your transmission of electronic mail to addresses on the AN Law Firm Site or messages sent through the Contact portal, does not create an attorney-client relationship between You and AN Law Firm.
3. Other matters of professional responsibility
3.1 Sensitive Communications. You agree that electronic mail sent, or comments sent through the Contact portal, by You to AN Law Firm will not be treated as confidential or invoke an attorney-client privilege; provided, however, that if You are an existing client of AN Law Firm and You send an electronic mail, or comments sent through the Contact portal, to AN Law Firm pertaining to a matter in which AN Law Firm then represents You, such electronic mail or messages sent through the Contact portal, may be entitled to be treated as confidential or privileged. Notwithstanding the foregoing, You acknowledge that electronic mail, or comments sent through the Contact portal, and the Internet are generally insecure media of communication, and AN Law Firm cannot guarantee the confidentiality of any electronic mail sent to or received by it or any information submitted by You to AN Law Firm through the AN Law Firm Site.
3.2 Authorized Jurisdictions; Certifications. While AN Law Firm practices law in the jurisdictions in which its offices are located as well as other jurisdictions, each AN Law Firm attorney is licensed to practice only in those jurisdictions set forth in that attorney’s biography on the AN Law Firm Site. Except as specifically stated, each AN Law Firm attorney is not certified (including as a specialist) by any professional or government authority. The listing of AN Law Firm attorneys in practice groups is not intended to indicate any professional or governmental certification.
3.3 Principal Office; Responsible Attorney. To the extent the requirements of the Bar Association in Your jurisdiction require such designation: AN Law Firm’s principal office is its DC office. AN Law Firm’s responsible attorney for the AN Law Firm Site is Adaku Nwachukwu.
3.4 No Warranty of Results. The Information may contain descriptions of matters in which AN Law Firm successfully represented its clients. The results of these matters were dependent on their specific circumstances, and are in no way intended to be predictive of future results, even in similar circumstances, or offer any type of guarantee or assurance of outcome. Information pertaining to AN Law Firm clients may not reflect the opinions such clients.
5.1 Prohibited Uses. You will not use the AN Law Firm Site in violation of any applicable law. Without limiting the foregoing, You will not use the AN Law Firm Site in connection with (a) the infringement of intellectual property rights including AN Law Firm’s rights in its marks and its articles and alerts; (b) the unauthorized transmission of unsolicited commercial electronic mail; (c) the transmission of defamatory materials; or (d) fraud. You will not violate, attempt to violate, or knowingly facilitate the violation of the security (including access control or authentication systems) or integrity of the AN Law Firm Site.
5.2 Copyright in Information. The AN Law Firm Site including the Information is protected by United States and international copyright laws. All rights are reserved. Subject to the terms of these Notices and Terms, AN Law Firm grants to You a limited, nonexclusive, personal license to access, view, download and print the Information solely for noncommercial and informational purposes. You may not modify the Information in any way and You may not remove or obscure any copyright or permission notices provided on or in connection with the Information. AN Law Firm does not grant to You any rights in its marks. You are free to hyperlink to any page in the publicly available pages of the AN Law Firm Site; provided, however, that You agree to remove any such hyperlink upon AN Law Firm’s written request.
5.3 Electronic Mail. Subject to Section 5.1, You may send electronic mail to those addresses made available on the AN Law Firm Site for the purposes of requesting alerts or other news notification services, submitting voluntary survey responses, responding to or making inquiries regarding AN Law Firm events, requesting information regarding AN Law Firm or legal or other services offered by AN Law Firm, and inquiring about employment opportunities. You agree to cease sending electronic mail to any AN Law Firm address upon AN Law Firm’s request.
5.4 No Warranties. The AN Law Firm Site is provided to you "as is." Your access and use of the AN Law Firm Site is at your own risk. To the extent permitted by the law and rules of professional responsibility in the applicable jurisdiction, AN Law Firm disclaims all conditions, representations and warranties, express, implied, statutory or otherwise, including any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, accuracy of informational content, system integration, non-infringement of third party rights, quiet enjoyment, and uninterrupted or error free operation.
5.5 Disclaimer of Liability. To the extent permitted by the law and rules of professional responsibility in the applicable jurisdiction, AN Law Firm disclaims liability for any lost profits or income, lost business, or lost data, or for any consequential, indirect, exemplary, punitive, special, or incidental damages arising from or relating to the AN Law Firm Site.
5.6 Third Party Information. AN Law Firm may hyperlink to or otherwise make third party information available on the AN Law Firm Site. This is done solely for the purposes of convenience. AN Law Firm does not endorse or approve of any such third party information or such third parties.
5.7 Miscellaneous. You agree that any dispute arising out of or in connection with the AN Law Firm Site or these Notices and Terms will be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia without reference to conflict of laws principles that would require the application of the laws of any other jurisdiction, and You submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts located in Loudoun County, Virginia. In the event that You gain access to information not intended to be accessed by You, You agree that You will immediately notify AN Law Firm and lawfully destroy all copies of such information in Your possession. AN Law Firm may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.