Welcome to www.slaterhersey.com. This website is operated by Slater Hersey & Lieberman LLP (“Slater Hersey”). Please read these Terms of Use, Notices and Disclaimers carefully before using this website. If you don’t agree with these terms, don’t use our website. By using the website, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. Slater Hersey reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use, Notices and Disclaimers at any time, and your continued use of this website constitutes your agreement with such modifications.

1. NO ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP

Neither this website, nor any information you send to Slater Hersey through the website, is intended to create an attorney-client relationship. The information in this website is not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to constitute legal advice. Submission of an email to Slater Hersey or any of its attorneys does not create an attorney-client relationship or other confidential, fiduciary or privileged relationship.

2. NO LEGAL ADVICE

Neither this website, nor any information on it, is intended as legal advice. The information on this website is provided solely for those who may wish to know more about Slater Hersey. Although we try to ensure the accuracy of the website’s content, laws are often changing, and we cannot guarantee that all of the content is complete, accurate, or current. Nothing on this website or linked to this website should be relied upon or construed as legal advice, and you are not authorized to rely on this website or linked to this website as a source of legal advice. Nothing on this website should be relied upon or construed as legal advice, and you are not authorized to rely on the website as a source of legal advice. This website is not a substitute for legal advice from qualified counsel.

3. CONFIDENTIALITY

Unless you have an attorney-client relationship with Slater Hersey, we are not obliged to keep your information confidential. If you send us information or communicate with us through this website, your information is not confidential and may not be secure. We have the right to use or disclose any information submitted to us. Therefore, do not disclose any information to us that you wish to keep private unless you have been authorized to do so by one of our attorneys or you have a pre-existing written attorney-client relationship with us.

4. COMPLIANCE STATEMENTS AND DISCLOSURES

This website and its content may be considered advertising in some jurisdictions. Statements about prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Results depend upon a variety of factors unique to each representation. Slater Hersey does not seek to represent any person based upon that person’s viewing the website in any jurisdiction where the website does not comply with all of the laws and ethical requirements of that jurisdiction. Slater Hersey attorneys do not seek to practice law in jurisdictions where they are not properly authorized to practice. Our attorneys’ bar memberships are listed in their respective biographies. Unless otherwise specified, our attorneys are not certified as specialists in any practice area by any particular jurisdiction.

Nothing in this website is intended as tax advice. Nonetheless, as required by U.S. Treasury Regulations governing tax practice, we advise you that any written tax advice contained herein was not written or intended to be used (and cannot be used) by any taxpayer for the purpose of avoiding penalties that may be imposed under the U.S. Internal Revenue Code

5. DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

The content on this website is provided “as is.” Slater Hersey does not represent that the content will be error-free, timely, free of viruses or other harmful elements, or that defects will be corrected. We make no representations, express or implied, with respect to the timeliness, accuracy or completeness of any of the content of this website, and we expressly disclaim any liability or warranties, express or implied, including, without limitation, any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we expressly disclaim any liability for any action, or failure to take action, in reliance on any of the content of the website. You use this website at your own risk, and you waive any claim against Slater Hersey related to or arising from your use of the website. Under no circumstances shall Slater Hersey be liable to you or any other person for any indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages of any nature arising from your access to, or use of, the website.

6. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Unless otherwise noted, all materials contained on this website, including text, images, logos and or other material, and all intellectual property rights thereto, including copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade names and trade dress, are owned by Slater Hersey. You are prohibited from copying, reproducing, republishing, modifying or distributing any of the content, except for your personal and noncommercial use, without our prior written consent.

7. USER CONDUCT

You agree that you will not use the Slater Hersey website for any illegal purpose. You also agree that (a) you will not harvest, collect, or otherwise use any contact information on the website to send unsolicited improper communications, including spam emails or faxes; (b) you will not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the website or the servers or network associated with the website; (c) you will not degrade the performance or functioning of the website; and (d) you will not add to, delete from or modify the visible or hidden content and embedded text of the website in any way or for any purpose.

8. LINKS TO OTHER SITES

The website may include links to other websites not controlled by Slater Hersey. We provide these links solely as a convenience. We are not responsible for the content of any such sites. We make no representations regarding any such sites, and we do not endorse or approve of their content. You agree that your clicking-through to other sites, your use of such sites, and your use of any information, material, products and services offered by such sites, are solely at your own risk.

9. JURISDICTION AND CHOICE OF LAW

Your use of this website, and any claims or disputes related to or arising from your use of the website, shall be governed by the laws of California, without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. Any legal action or proceeding related to or arising from your use of the website shall be brought exclusively in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction in Orange County, California.

10. HIRING AND EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES

Slater Hersey does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, disability, national origin, age, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. An invitation to submit your resume or express interest in a job through the website is not intended to, and does not, create an offer or contract with you for employment or any other benefit. Any communication sent by you to Slater Hersey inquiring about employment shall not be considered an application for employment and creates no obligation on our part to respond.