Effective Date: February 2, 2019
Notice Version: 1.0
Data Controller Contact Information:
J. Rohleder Law, PLLC
1550 Dranesville Road
Herndon, VA 20170
The terms “us”, “we”, and “our” refer to J. Rohleder Law, PLLC, the owner of this Website. A “Visitor” is someone who merely browses our Website. A “Member” is someone who has registered with our Website to use our Services. The term “User” is a collective identifier that refers to either a Visitor or a Member. The term “Product” refers to any products we sell or give away.
All text, information, graphics, design, and data offered through our Website or Services, whether produced by our Members or by us, are collectively known as our “Content”. We distinguish content posted by our Members as “Member Content”.
Acceptance of Agreement
This Agreement is between you and J. Rohleder Law, PLLC.
THIS AGREEMENT CONTAINS WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS AND OTHER PROVISIONS THAT LIMIT OUR LIABILITY TO YOU. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY AND IN THEIR ENTIRETY, BECAUSE USING, ACCESSING, AND/OR BROWSING OUR WEBSITE MEANS THAT YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ABIDE BY EACH AND EVERY TERM AND CONDITION SET FORTH IN THIS AGREEMENT, PLEASE EXIT OUR WEBSITE IMMEDIATELY AND DO NOT USE, ACCESS, AND/OR BROWSE IT FURTHER.
1. No Legal Advice
The information on our Website (the “Information”) is made available for general informational purposes only, and is not intended to constitute specific legal advice or be a substitute for advice from qualified counsel. The Information may not reflect recent developments in the law, may not be complete, and may not be accurate in or applicable to Your jurisdiction. Because the Information is general in nature and may not pertain to Your specific circumstances, You should not act or refrain from acting based on any Information without first obtaining advice from professional counsel qualified in the applicable subject matter and jurisdictions.
2. No Attorney-Client Relationship
We have a policy of entering into attorney-client relationships with our clients only in accordance with certain procedures which include executing an engagement letter and addressing professional responsibility conflicts as required by the Virginia State Bar and DC Bar. You agree that Your access of the Website or receipt of the Information, or Your transmission of electronic mail to addresses on the Website, does not create an attorney-client relationship between You and Us.
3. Other Matters of Professional Responsibility
3.1 No Advertising or Solicitation. Our Website is not intended to be an advertisement or solicitation, but may be deemed an advertisement in certain jurisdictions.
3.2 Sensitive Communications. You agree that electronic mail sent to You by Us will not be treated as confidential or invoke an attorney-client privilege; provided, however, that if You are an existing client of J. Rohleder Law and You send an electronic mail to Us pertaining to a matter in which We represent You, such electronic mail may be entitled to be treated as confidential or privileged. Regardless, You acknowledge that electronic mail and the Internet are generally insecure media of communication, and We cannot guarantee the confidentiality of any electronic mail sent to or received by Us or any information submitted by You to Us through the Website.
3.3 Authorized Jurisdictions; Certifications. While We practice law in many jurisdictions, the principal attorney for J. Rohleder Law, PLLC is licensed only in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia. Unless specifically stated, no attorney is certified (including as a specialist) by any professional or government authority. The listing of areas of practice is not intended to indicate any professional or governmental certification.
3.4 Principal Office; Responsible Attorney. To the extent the requirements of the Bar Association in Your jurisdiction require such designation: J. Rohleder Law’s principal office is its Herndon, Virginia office. The responsible attorney is Jennifer Rohleder.
3.5 No Warranty of Results. The Information may contain descriptions of matters in which We successfully represented our clients. The results of these matters were dependent on their specific circumstances, and are in no way intended to be predictive of future results, even in similar circumstances, or offer any type of guarantee or assurance of outcome. Information pertaining to Our clients may not reflect the opinions of such clients.
4.1 Prohibited Uses. You will not use the Website in violation of any applicable law. Without limiting the foregoing, You will not use the Website in connection with (a) the infringement of intellectual property rights, including Our rights in Our marks, articles, and other Content; (b) the unauthorized transmission of unsolicited commercial electronic mail; (c) the transmission of defamatory materials; or (d) fraud. You will not violate, attempt to violate, or knowingly facilitate the violation of the security (including access control or authentication systems) or integrity of the Website.
4.2 Copyright Information. The Website including the Information is protected by United States and international copyright laws. All rights are reserved. Subject to these Terms and Conditions, We grant You a limited, nonexclusive, personal license to access, view, download, and print the Information solely for noncommercial and informational purposes. You may not modify the Information in any way and You may not remove or obscure the any copyright or permission notices provided on or in connection with the Information.
4.3 Electronic Mail. Subject to 4.1, You may send electronic mail to those addresses made available on the Website for the purpose of requesting alerts or other news notification services, submitting voluntary survey responses, responding to or making inquiries about firm events, requesting information about J. Rohleder Law or legal or other services offered by Us, and inquiring about employment opportunities. You agree to cease sending electronic mail to any firm address upon Our request.
4.4 No Warranties. The Website is provided to You “as is.” Your access and use of the Website is at your own risk. To the extent permitted by the law and rules of professional responsibility in the applicable jurisdiction, J. Rohleder Law disclaims all conditions, representations and warranties, express, implied, statutory or otherwise, including any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, accuracy of Information or Content, system integration, non-infringement of third-party rights, quiet enjoyment, and uninterrupted or error-free operation.
4.5 Disclaimer of Liability. To the extent permitted by the law and rules of professional responsibility in the applicable jurisdiction, J. Rohleder Law disclaims liability for any lost profits or income, lost business, or lost data, or for any consequential, indirect, exemplary, punitive, special, or incidental damages arising from or relating to the Website.
4.6 Third Party Information. We may hyperlink or otherwise make third party information available on the Website. This is done solely for the purposes of convenience. We do not endorse or approve of any such third party information or such third parties.
4.7 Choice of Law; Venue. You agree that any dispute arising out of or in connection with the Website or these Terms will be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia without reference to conflict of laws principles that would require the application of the laws of any other jurisdiction. You submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the venue and of the state and federal courts located in Fairfax County, Virginia and the Eastern District of Virginia. In the event that You gain access to information not intended to be accessed by You, You agree that You will immediately notify J. Rohleder Law and lawfully destroy all copies of such information in your possession.
4.8 Payments. You represent and warrant that if you are purchasing something from Us, (a) any credit information you supply is true and complete; (b) charges incurred by you will be honored by your bank or credit card company; (c) you will pay the charges incurred by you at the posted prices, including any applicable taxes; and (d) if your initial payment method is dishonored, you will still pay the incurred charges, including any surcharge we may incur due to the dishonored payment.
4.11 Linking to the Website. You may provide links to the Website provided that (a) you do not remove or obscure any portion of the Website by framing or otherwise; (b) Your website does not engage in illegal or pornographic activities; and (c) you cease providing links to the Website immediately upon our request.