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While we encourage early consultation on matters which may eventually require legal advice, please do not tender confidential information by e-mail or otherwise until necessary conflicts checks and business arrangements can be completed, and an appropriate attorney-client relationship established with the Firm.
Additionally, there can be no guarantee that the transmission of email or other internet communications can be fully secure or confidential, and methods of communicating confidential and privileged information should be determined after an attorney-client relationship is established. In the absense of a long-standing relationship or course of dealing, you should anticipate that an engagement letter or an attorney fee contract and statement of client's rights will be the method employed to establish that attorney-client relationship. Absent such documentation you should understand that no attorney-client relationship has been established and that you should immediately consult with other legal counsel to assure that your legal rights are protected.
There are strict statutes of limitation that apply in most all legal cases and you cannot assume that because you have communicated with Clark & Zedella, P.A. and our lawyers and staff through email or otherwise that your rights have been protected. Only when formal attorney-client relations have been established be written contract with our Firm you can assume that your legal rights are being protected by this Firm.
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