Legal Credits, Disclaimers, and Notices

As there are a number of items of legal significance which must be disclosed by attorneys as well as others doing business in our modern world, as well as credit for assistance which rightfully should be given to those that assist and contribute to this web site, we ask that you review the legal credits, disclaimers, and notices contained on this web page and attached to this web site prior to copying, relying upon or utilizing any of the materials incorporated into this web site or proceeding with the establishment of an attorney-client relationship with our firm.  We thank you in advance for your patience and consideration.

FIRST:  Jurisdiction from Which We may Represent Clients

Attorneys at Lieberman & Brandsdorfer, LLC and any affiliated attorneys are licensed to practice law in various jurisdictions throughout the United States.  The Firm's offices are located in the State of Maryland, just outside of Washington, D.C.  Accordingly, the content and design of this web site is intended to comply primarily with the Maryland Lawyers' Rules of Professional Conduct although this web site is also intended to comply with the rules of professional conduct and ethics rules of each jurisdiction in which an attorney of the Firm is licensed to practice. This web site is not intended to offer legal services to residents in locations other those in which at least one attorney of the Firm is licensed or permitted to practice.  Please review the Attorneys' Profile web page associated with this web site to determine the jurisdictions in which the attorneys of the Firm may practice.  Additionally, please note that for issues of patent law, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office licensed patent attorneys are permitted to practice patent law and represent clients throughout the United States.

SECOND:  Establishment of an Attorney-Client Relationship

This web site is intended to provide general information only and does not offer legal advice about specific situations or problems. Accordingly, the act of a viewer reviewing or receiving any of the information or material located or presented on this web site shall not create an attorney-client relationship.  Individuals or entities gaining access to this web site or the information contained on this web site should not act upon this information without seeking counsel from a qualified attorney.

Prior to the creation of any attorney-client relationship, the firm will undertake a conflicts check to insure that there will not be any conflict of interest with respect to any potential representation, and the firm will require a written retainer agreement between the firm and any client to insure that the perimeters of any relationship are clearly delineated and in conformity with attorney ethics rules applicable to the members of the firm.

THIRD:  Intellectual Property

Lieberman & Brandsdorfer, LLC reserves all rights in the copyrights, trademarks, or other intellectual property contained in this web site.  No portion of this web site or any publication contained or delivered through this web site may be reproduced in whole or in part without the express written permission of Lieberman & Brandsdorfer, LLC.

FOURTH:  Internet Communication

If the viewer or others choose to communicate with this firm or any of its attorneys using e-mail about a matter for which we do not currently represent you, then that communication will not and shall not establish an attorney-client relationship between the sender and this firm or any attorney affiliated with this firm, nor will it be treated as either privileged or confidential.  Please see the SECOND notice as to creation of an attorney-client relationship.  If you choose to communicate with us using e-mail about a matter for which we already represent you, then you should be aware that such communications may not be considered confidential as such communications often are relayed and deposited on computer systems upon which third persons may gain access.  Until such time as a legal ruling addressing the confidentiality of such communications is rendered, your confidentiality with respect to any e-mail communications may be questioned . Therefore, you should avoid sending sensitive or confidential messages or documents by way of e-mail unless they are adequately encrypted.

FIFTH:  No Guarantee Regarding Web Site Content

The content of this web site is intended, but not promised or guaranteed, to be correct, complete or useful.  The information contained on this web site and in any publications, articles, or other printed matter (either electronic or otherwise) is intended to inform viewers about the firm, its members, associates, affiliates, current legal developments and/or other pertinent information in various legal and business areas.  It should not be construed as legal, accounting, business or other professional advice, and readers should not act upon the information contained herein without first seeking professional assistance and counsel.  Furthermore, any case summaries present in the aforementioned materials reflect the understandings of the authors only and are not meant to convey legal opinions or advice of any kind.  The firm expressly disclaims any liability for any errors or omissions in the aforementioned materials.

SIXTH:  Links to Interesting Legal & Business Web Sites

Lieberman & Brandsdorfer, LLC provides links to other web sites to aid the viewer in locating what we hope will be useful information. Lieberman & Brandsdorfer, LLC has no control over the design and content of these other sites. As a result, Lieberman & Brandsdorfer, LLC cannot and does not claim that any information obtained at these other sites will be necessarily helpful, reliable, or accurate.

No portion of this publication may be reproduced in whole or in part without the express written permission of Lieberman & Brandsdorfer, LLC.The information contained on this web site and in any publications, articles, or other printed matter (either electronic or otherwise) is intended to inform viewers about the firm, its members, associates, affiliates, current legal developments and other pertinent information in various legal and business areas.  it should not be construed as legal, accounting, business or other professional advice, and readers should not act upon the information contained herein without first seeking professional assistance and counsel.  Furthermore, any case summaries present in the aforementioned materials reflect the understandings of the authors only and are not meant to convey legal opinions or advice of any kind.  The firm expressly disclaims any liability for any errors or omissions in the aforementioned materials.