Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

This website was created by the Law Offices of Fitzpatrick & Associates in order for you to learn about our Law Firm and the services we offer. This website is for information purposes only. It is not intended to constitute nor does it constitute legal advice or an attorney-client relationship with the visitors to this website.

The information contained in this website does not necessarily reflect the opinion of Fitzpatrick & Associates. The information contained herein is of a general nature and may not apply to actual legal circumstances. Visitors to this website should not act on any information contained in this website without seeking professional counsel.

We do not collect any personal information through this website; while this website does permit you to submit data about yourself so that we can provide you with requested services, we do not gather, store or disseminate any information to any third parties.

This privacy Policy and Terms of Use statement is written to outline the conditions under which this website is being made available to you. By using this website you will have been deemed to have accepted the Terms of Use. If you do not accept these Terms of Use please discontinue accessing or utilizing this website or any materials contained herein.

Legal Notice and Disclaimer

The website of Fitzpatrick & Associates is not legal advice, it does not create any legal relationship between the Law Offices of Fitzpatrick & Associates or any attorney associated with Fitzpatrick & Associates with the user of this website. An attorney-client relationship between the user and the Law Offices of Fitzpatrick & Associates can only be created by a mutual signed and dated retainer agreement. This website is for general information purposes only.

This website is not soliciting clients and does not propose any type of transaction. Do not rely on information contained within this website, seek professional legal services from a licensed attorney. Your choice of legal services is a very important issue and should not be based on advertisements or websites.

THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN AS IS BASIS. THE LAW OFFICES OF FITZPATRICK & ASSOCIATES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OR MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. We disclaim all responsibility for any loss of any kind resulting in any way from any errors or omission or any infringement, direct or indirect on this website.

Alabama

No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Alaska

The Alaska Bar Association does not accredit or endorse certifying organizations.

Florida

The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience.

Hawaii

There is no procedure for review or approval of specialist certification organization in Hawaii.

Illinois

The Supreme Court of Illinois does not recognize certifications of specialties in the practice of law and that the certificate, award or recognition is not a requirement to practice law in Illinois.

Iowa

The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. This disclosure is required by rule of the Supreme Court of Iowa.

Membership and offices in legal fraternities and legal societies, technical and professional licenses, and membership in scientific, technical and professional associates of law or field of practice do not mean that a lawyer is a specialist or expert in a field of law, nor do they mean that such a lawyer is necessarily any more expert or competent than any other lawyer.

A description or indication of limitation of practice does not mean that any agency or board has certified such lawyer as a specialist or expert in an indicated field of law practice, nor does it mean that such lawyer is necessarily any more expert or competent than any other lawyer.

All potential clients are urged to make their own independent investigation and evaluation of any lawyer being considered. The notice is required by rule of the Supreme Court of Iowa.

Massachusetts

If a Massachusetts lawyer hold himself or herself as “certified” in a particular service, field or area of law by a non-governmental body, the certifying organization is a private organization, whose standards for certification are not regulated by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Mississippi

The Mississippi Supreme Court advises that a decision on legal services is important and should not be based solely on advertisements.

Free Background information is available upon request to a Mississippi attorney.

The listing of any area of practice by a Mississippi attorney does not indicate any certification of expertise therein.

Missouri

Neither the Supreme Court of Missouri Bar reviews or approves certifying organization or specialist designations.

Nevada

Neither the state bar of Nevada nor any agency of the State Bar has certified any lawyer identified here as a specialist or as an expert. Anyone considering a lawyer should independently investigate the lawyer’s credentials and ability.

New Jersey

Any certification as a specialist, or any certification in a field of practice, that does not state that such certification has been granted by the Supreme Court of New Jersey or by any organization that has been approved by the American Bar Association, indicates that the certifying organization has not been approved, or has been denied approval, by the Supreme Court of New Jersey and the American Bar Association.

New Mexico

Any certification by an organization other than the New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization does not constitute recognition by the New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization, unless the lawyer is also recognized by the board as a specialist in that area of law.

Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Supreme Court licenses all lawyers in the general practice of law. The court does not license or certify any lawyer as an expert or specialist in any field of practice.

Tennessee

Unless otherwise indicated, Tennessee attorneys are not certified as specialists by the Tennessee commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization in the areas of practice listed on their profiles.

Texas

Unless otherwise indicated, Texas attorneys are Not Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in the areas of practice listed on their profiles.

Washington

The Supreme Court of Washington does not recognize certification of specialties in the practice of law. Any certificate, award, or recognition by a group, organization or association used by a Washington attorney to describe his or her qualifications as a lawyer or qualifications in any subspecialty of law is not a requirement to practice law in the State of Washington.

Wyoming

The Wyoming State Bar does not certify any lawyer as a specialist or expert. Anyone considering a lawyer should independently investigate the lawyer’s credentials and ability, and not rely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise.