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1. NO LAWYER-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP OR LEGAL ADVICE
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- is not provided in the course of and does not create or constitute a lawyer-client relationship;
- is not intended as a solicitation;
- is not intended to convey or constitute legal advice;
- is not a substitute for obtaining legal advice from a qualified lawyer.
Because the information on the is general in nature and may not pertain to your specific circumstances you should not act upon or refrain from acting based on any information displayed or provided on or through this site without first seeking qualified professional counsel on your specific matter.
You may send us an email. However, the mere transmission of an email message to a lawyer through this site will not in and of itself create a lawyer-client relationship. TLAS has a policy of working with its clients only in accordance with certain procedures which include executing an engagement letter and addressing professional responsibility matters and conflicts. You agree that your access of the TLAS site or receipt of the information, or your transmission of electronic mail to addresses on the TLAS site or systems, does not create a lawyer-client / attorney-client relationship between you and TLAS.
Unless we already represent you, you should not send us confidential or sensitive information via email because your communication will not be treated as privileged or confidential. Please do not send us any confidential or sensitive information until you speak with one of our lawyers and obtain prior written authorization to send that information to us. You acknowledge that electronic mail and the Internet are generally insecure means of communication, and TLAS cannot guarantee the confidentiality of any electronic mail sent to or received by it or any information submitted by you to TLAS through the site.
TLAS does not wish to represent anyone desiring representation based upon viewing this site in any jurisdiction where this site does not comply with all laws and ethical rules of that jurisdiction.
2. LICENSING STATUS
Unless otherwise expressly specified, the lawyers listed in this site 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 lawyers 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 lawyers or firms in any way.
IMPORTANT: Our lawyers are licensed to practice only in those jurisdictions designated in their respective biographies. No representation, warranty, inference or reliance shall be made otherwise and we expressly disclaim this as well.
We may from time to time, directly or indirectly, provide links to other websites. We do not control or maintain the material presented by such third-party websites. The inclusion of any link on our site does not imply any association or relationship between TLAS and the person sponsoring the linked site and does not constitute or imply any endorsement, approval or sponsorship of the linked site by TLAS, or the endorsement, approval or sponsorship of TLAS by the sponsor of the linked site. We assume no 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 and any access to or use of any such links or sites is at your own risk.
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Please note that when we send you an email message, the information contained in it (or any attachment) is likely to be confidential and legally privileged. It is intended only for the person named in the email. In the event that you receive a message in error, please immediately notify us and delete it. Any dissemination, distribution, copying, disclosure or use of any email message or its contents unless authorized by TLAS is strictly prohibited.
We cannot guarantee the integrity or suitability of any email for your computer, devices or systems. It is possible that our message to you might contain destructive programs known as viruses or worms and we would advise you that we do not accept any liability for consequential effects caused to your computer, or others connected to it and that you should determine the likelihood of such content yourself.
Business emails are sent to you subject to our usual terms of business. When the content of an email is a personal message, the sender is not acting in his/her capacity as a partner, contractor or employee of TLAS.
Our site is not intended to be an advertisement for legal services or solicitation of clients except in those jurisdictions where specific regulations governing the practice of law define advertising to include websites. TLAS is neither advertising legal services nor representing that any TLAS person holds the authorizations and permissions necessary to provide legal advice in all jurisdictions in which the information contained on our site may be received.
The State of New York, USA provides that under certain circumstances and for certain recipients, some of the material accessible on our site may constitute attorney advertising within the meaning of sections 1200.1 and 1200.6-8 of Title 22 of the New York Codes, Rules and Regulatory Attorney Advertising Regulations. The following statement is made in accordance with those rules: ATTORNEY ADVERTISING. PRIOR RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE A SIMILAR OUTCOME.
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11. JURISDICTION AND APPLICABLE LAW: ADDITIONAL DISCLOSURES
We designate, to the extent that any jurisdiction requires designation, Tamara Thompson as the lawyer responsible for this site.
Any disputes concerning this site and the information in or use of it shall be governed by the internal laws of the state of California, U.S.A. (without regard to conflicts of law principles), and any proceeding which may arise out of or in connection with this site shall be brought solely in a court in Santa Clara County, California, U.S.A. That being said, TLAS has the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country, and in such a case, TLAS may request that the applicable local laws be applied to the governance of these conditions.
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