Updated: June 11, 2023
1) Welcome to Waldrop and Colvin PLLC
2) The Purpose of our Site
The content of this Site may be considered advertising for legal services under the laws and rules of professional conduct of the jurisdictions in which we practice. The content of this Site does not convey legal, accounting, tax, career or other professional advice of any kind. Your use of this Site does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and the attorneys at Waldrop & Colvin, nor will any information you submit to us via this Site or by electronic mail be considered an attorney-client communication or otherwise be treated as confidential or privileged in the absence of a pre-existing express agreement by us to the contrary. Although efforts are made to keep the contents of the site current, it may not reflect the latest legal developments. The application of specific laws and legal principles will vary according to location and individual circumstances. Anyone viewing information contained in this Site should not act upon it without seeking professional counsel from an attorney authorized to practice in his or her jurisdiction.
3) Forming an Attorney Client Relationship
An attorney client relationship can only be established through an engagement offered by us through a formal engagement letter. We will not establish an attorney client relationship until after an initial consultation. Typically, any offer of engagement is contingent on payment of an advanced legal payment by you.
4) Creating an Account
You can browse the Site without registering an account; however, to access certain pages, you will need to register, choose a username, and set a password. You’re responsible for all activity on your account and for keeping your password confidential. If you find that someone has used your account without permission, you should report to us at: [email protected]. You must be 18 years old, or old enough to form a binding contract where you live.
5) Our Intellectual Property
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6) Dealing with Copyright Issues
If you believe that any content on our Site violates your copyright, please send a notice of copyright infringement [email protected]. We reserve the right to delete or disable content alleged to be infringing and to remove Buyers and Vendors from the Platform.
7) Deleting Your Account
You can delete your account at any time through your account settings. If you delete your account, we will retain certain information as required by law or necessary for our legitimate business purposes. Clients will need to contact us at [email protected] regarding any work product or material related to the engagement.
8) Our Rights
We have the right to make changes to our Site and our legal without any notice or liability to you. This includes the right to require authentication of a user’s identity or restrict a user from the Site. We also have the right to deny a consultation or deny representation, at any time for any reason. Further, we are not liable for any damages as a result of any of these actions.
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TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, THE SITE HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
You will defend, indemnify, and hold us harmless for all Claims for Damages in anyway related to your use of the Site. The term “Claim” includes any cause of action, lawsuit or demand made against us, along with subsidiaries and affiliates. “Damages” means any and all costs, expenses (including reasonable attorney fees), liability, judgements, loss of use, bodily injury (including death) or property damage.
11) Limitation of Liability
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL THE COLLECTIVE LIABILITY OF THE PLATFORM AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES, REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED $100. THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SET OUT ABOVE DOES NOT APPLY TO LIABILITY RESULTING FROM OUR GROSS NEGLIGENCE OR WILLFUL MISCONDUCT.
12) Dispute Resolution and Governing Law
You should contact us at [email protected] if you are having any issues. If we cannot resolve your issues, then you will first seek mediation. Mediation can be initiated by completing the request for mediation form at: (1) https://www.adr.org/sites/default/files/Request_for_Mediation.pdf ; (2) paying the applicable fee; and (3) notifying the other Party. Any mediation will be conducted in accordance with the mediation rules of the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”). If an issue cannot be resolved through good faith mediation, then either Party may submit it to final and binding arbitration in accordance with the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the AAA.
In the event of any dispute, the Terms will be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York and the United States, without giving effect to any principals of conflict of law.
13) Entire Agreement
These Terms and other material referenced in them are the entire agreement between you and the Platform with respect to the Services. They supersede all prior and contemporaneous understandings or agreements both written and oral, regarding Site, the Services or Products. If any provision is held unenforceable, then such provision is deleted and the remaining provisions of the Terms will continue in full force and effect.