Terms of Use

Use of this website is subject to the following terms of use. By using this website, you agree to these terms of use and acknowledge reading them.

The terms “Thompson Legal Advisory Services” and “TLAS” in this website refer to Thompson Legal Advisory Services unless the context otherwise requires.

The information presented on the website does not constitute legal advice, is not to be acted on as such, may not be current and is subject to change without notice.

NO LAWYER-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP OR LEGAL ADVICE

Communication of information by, in, to or through this website and your receipt or use of it:

  1. is not provided in the course of and does not create or constitute a lawyer-client relationship;
  2. is not intended as a solicitation;
  3. is not intended to convey or constitute legal advice;
  4. is not a substitute for obtaining legal advice from a qualified lawyer.

You should not act upon any such information without first seeking qualified professional counsel on your specific matter.

You may send us an email. However, the mere transmission of an email message to a lawyer through this website will not in and of itself create a lawyer-client relationship. If you communicate with us in connection with a matter for which we do not already represent you, you should not send us confidential or sensitive information via email because your communication will not be treated as privileged or confidential. Please do not send us any confidential or sensitive information until you speak with one of our lawyers and obtain prior written authorization to send that information to us.

TLAS does not wish to represent anyone desiring representation based upon viewing this website in any jurisdiction where this website does not comply with all laws and ethical rules of that jurisdiction.

LICENSING STATUS

Unless otherwise expressly specified, the lawyers listed in this website are not certified by, or certified as specialists or experts by, any professional or governmental agency or authority. Designations of our firm’s practice areas, or of expertise, practice concentrations or specializations of our lawyers are not intended (1) to suggest or represent the contrary, or (2) to suggest any professional or governmental standard by which such experience is measured, or (3) to denigrate other lawyers or firms in any way.

IMPORTANT: Our lawyers are licensed to practice only in those of jurisdictions designated in their respective biographies. No representation, warranty, inference or reliance shall be made otherwise and we expressly disclaim this as well.

LINKS

We may from time to time, directly or indirectly, provide links to other websites. We do not control or maintain the material presented by such third-party websites. The inclusion of any link on our website does not imply any association or relationship between TLAS and the person sponsoring the linked site and does not constitute or imply any endorsement, approval or sponsorship of the linked site by TLAS, or the endorsement, approval or sponsorship of TLAS by the sponsor of the linked site. We assume no responsibility for the content, accuracy or completeness of material presented directly or indirectly in linked sites. If you use any of these links, you will leave our website.

NO WARRANTY OR LIABILITY

THE INFORMATION PRESENTED ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND — AS TO SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, APPLICABILITY, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS, NONINFRINGEMENT, RESULT, OUTCOME OR ANY OTHER MATTER. WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT SUCH INFORMATION IS OR WILL BE ALWAYS UP-TO-DATE, COMPLETE, OR ACCURATE. ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT MIGHT BE OTHERWISE IMPLIED IS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED.

YOU AGREE THAT WE ARE NOT LIABLE TO YOU OR OTHERS, IN ANY WAY OR FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND OR UNDER ANY THEORY, ARISING FROM THIS WEBSITE, OR YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF OR RELIANCE ON THE INFORMATION IN OR THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LIABILITY OR DAMAGES UNDER CONTRACT OR TORT THEORIES OR ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY VIRUSES CONTAINED WITHIN ELECTRONIC FILES OF THIS WEBSITE OR ANY LINKED SITE, REGARDLESS OF PRIOR NOTICE TO US.

COPYRIGHT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

Unless otherwise noted, all materials, including but not limited to images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, video clips, software, and written and other materials that are part of this website are protected under copyright laws and are the trademarks, trade dress and/or other intellectual properties owned, controlled or licensed by TLAS. You may download and view material on this website for your personal, temporary, non-commercial viewing only. No part of these materials may otherwise be copied, reproduced, stored, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, now known or hereafter invented, without the prior written permission from Thompson Legal Advisory Services.

EMAILS

Please note that when we send you an email message, the information contained in it (or any attachment) is likely to be confidential and legally privileged. It is intended only for the person named in the email. In the event that you receive a message in error, please immediately notify us and delete it. Any dissemination, distribution, copying, disclosure or use of any email message or its contents unless authorized by TLAS is strictly prohibited.

We cannot guarantee the integrity or suitability of any email for your computer. It is possible that our message to you might contain destructive programs known as viruses or worms and we would advise you that we do not accept any liability for consequential effects caused to your computer, or others connected to it and that you should determine the likelihood of such content yourself.

Business emails are sent to you subject to our usual terms of business. When the content of an email is a personal message, the sender is not acting in his/her capacity as a partner, contractor or employee of TLAS.

ADVERTISING

Our website is not intended to be an advertisement for legal services or solicitation of clients except in those jurisdictions where specific regulations governing the practice of law define advertising to include websites. TLAS is neither advertising legal services nor representing that any TLAS person holds the authorizations and permissions necessary to provide legal advice in all jurisdictions in which the information contained on this our website may be received.

The State of New York, USA provides that under certain circumstances and for certain recipients, some of the material accessible on our website may constitute attorney advertising within the meaning of sections 1200.1 and 1200.6-8 of Title 22 of the New York Codes, Rules and Regulatory Attorney Advertising Regulations. The following statement is made in accordance with those rules: ATTORNEY ADVERTISING. PRIOR RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE A SIMILAR OUTCOME.

VIRUSES

We do not guarantee that our website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programs and platform in order to access our website. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our website by knowingly introducing viruses, Trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorized access to our website, the server on which our website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our website. You must not attack our website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would most likely be deemed to have committed a criminal offence under the applicable laws and regulations. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our website will cease immediately.

SEVERABILITY

If a provision of these terms of use, or any of the additional terms referred to, herein, is or becomes illegal, invalid or unenforceable in any jurisdiction in which these terms of use are intended to be effective, it shall be deemed modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it valid, legal and enforceable. If such modification is not possible, the relevant provision or part provision shall be deemed deleted. Any modification to or deletion of a provision or part of a provision under this clause shall not affect:

(1) the legality, validity or enforceability in that jurisdiction of any other provision of these terms of use or of another page of the Privacy Policy; or

(2) the legality, validity or enforceability in other jurisdictions of that or any other provision of these terms of use or any of the additional terms referred to, herein.

JURISDICTION AND APPLICABLE LAW: ADDITIONAL DISCLOSURES

We designate, to the extent that any jurisdiction requires designation, Tamara Thompson as the lawyer responsible for this website.

Any disputes concerning this website and the information in or use of it shall be governed by the laws of the state of California, U.S.A. (without regard to conflicts of law principles), and any proceeding which may arise out of or in connection with this website shall be brought solely in a court in Santa Clara County, California, U.S.A. That being said, TLAS has the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country, and in such a case, TLAS may request that the applicable local laws be applied to the governance of these conditions.

For additional information about this website, please contact us at info@tamarathompson.com.

VARIATIONS

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we have made, as they are binding on you.

FINALLY

If there shall be any conflict between the provisions of these terms of use and the provisions of our Privacy Policy then the provisions of these terms of use shall prevail.

Thank you for visiting our website.