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Effective Date: This Terms of Use Agreement was last updated onDecember 01, 2009

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Alabama
No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to beperformed is greater than the quality of legal services performed byother lawyers.

Alaska
The Alaska Bar Association does not accredit or endorse certifyingorganizations.

FloridaThe hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not bebased solely upon advertisements. Before you decide to hire anyattorney, ask that lawyer to send you free written information aboutthat lawyer’s qualifications and experience.

Hawaii
The Supreme Court of Hawaii grants Hawaii certification only to lawyersin good standing who have successfully completed a specialty programaccredited by the American Bar Association.

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

Iowa
The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of alawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solelyupon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. This disclosure isrequired by rule of the Supreme Court of Iowa.

Memberships and offices in legal fraternities and legal societies,technical and professional licenses, and memberships in scientific,technical and professional associations and societies of law or fieldof practice do not mean that a lawyer is a specialist or expert in afield of law, nor do they mean that such a lawyer is necessarily anymore expert or competent than any other lawyer.

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

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

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Kansas
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Massachusetts
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Mississippi
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There is no procedure in Mississippi for approving certifying ordesignating organizations and authorities.

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

New Jersey
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New Mexico
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Rhode Island
The Rhode Island Supreme Court licenses all lawyers in the generalpractice of law. The court does not license or certify any lawyer as anexpert or specialist in any field of practice.

Tennessee
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Texas
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Washington
The Supreme Court of Washington does not recognize certification ofspecialties in the practice of law and that the certificate, award, orrecognition is not a requirement to practice law in the State ofWashington.

Wyoming
The Wyoming State Bar does not certify any lawyer as a specialist orexpert. Anyone considering a lawyer should independently investigatethe lawyer’s credentials and ability, and not rely upon advertisementsor self-proclaimed expertise.

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