Important Disclosures

The material on this site has been prepared by the Hamburger Law Firm, LLC to provide you with information about our attorneys and our areas of practice and is for informational purposes only.  No information on or accessible through this site should be construed as legal advice or a legal opinion under any circumstances.  Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship between the sender and receiver.  Readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel.

The information at this site is subject to change without notice. Although we try to keep our site current and accurate, you should not rely on this information or its applicability to any specific circumstances without first speaking with an attorney. The Hamburger Law Firm cannot promise that the information on this site is applicable to your circumstances, correct, complete, and up-to-date, that your access will be uninterrupted, or that material accessible from this site is free of viruses.

This site offers links to other resources on the Internet merely as a convenience to reviewers of this web site. We do not take any responsibility for the content, accuracy or timeliness of those other sites; nor do we endorse any commercial products that may be advertised or available on those sites.

Persons contacting the Hamburger Law Firm through the Internet e-mail facility provided through this site should not send confidential, privileged or sensitive information, and should not ask specific legal questions by e-mail without first speaking to a specific attorney. To be contacted by an attorney, you may provide information about the general nature of your inquiry, without providing any confidential specifics, or if the matter is very time-sensitive, please telephone an attorney at our office.  Please do not consider there to be any attorney-client relationship between you and Hamburger Law Firm or any of its attorneys unless or until: (i) you have sought to retain us; (ii) we have had an opportunity to check and clear any conflicts; (iii) you have received a letter from us confirming the retention and its scope; and (iv) we have received that letter returned from you, signed and dated.  If you are a client, you should be aware that your e-mail to this firm is probably not secure and therefore you should not send us privileged, confidential, or sensitive communication.  To deliver such information, please use our facsimile number listed below or send via reliable courier where package tracking is possible.

The Hamburger Law Firm is a limited liability company formed in the State of New Jersey. The Hamburger Law Firm has endeavored to comply with all applicable legal and ethical requirements in compiling this site. Under no circumstances will the Hamburger Law Firm undertake any engagement that conflicts with any ethical, statutory or other requirement applicable to the performance of professional legal services. Specifically, this law firm will not represent clients generated through this web site from states where this web site is deemed to be marketing material that does not comply with local ethics rules.

The Hamburger Law Firm is a boutique law firm, with clients throughout the country, concentrating in securities and corporate matters. However, we do not specialize in any particular area of the law. Most states, do not regulate and/or recognize specialization in the practice of law. Additionally, many states prohibit any claim to attorney specialization.

In addition to the foregoing disclosure, clients of the following states should be advised of the corresponding additional information:

ALABAMA
No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

ALASKA
The Alaska Bar Association does not accredit or endorse certifying organizations.

FLORIDA
The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements.  Before you decide, please review the written information about our qualifications and experience contained on this web site.   The Florida Bar Internet guidelines require us to inform you of the following: “The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements.  Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience.”  The Hamburger Law Firm maintains an office in Palm Beach, Florida and represents clients who reside in Florida.

HAWAII
There is no procedure for review or approval of specialist certification organizations in Hawaii.

ILLINOIS
The Supreme Court of Illinois does not recognize certifications of specialties in the practice of law and that the certificate, award or recognition is not a requirement to practice law in Illinois.

IOWA
The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. This disclosure is required 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 field of practice do not mean that a lawyer is a specialist or expert in a field of law, nor do they mean that such a lawyer is necessarily any more expert or competent than any other lawyer.

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

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

MASSACHUSETTS
If a Massachusetts lawyer holds himself or herself out as “certified” in a particular service, field or area of law by a non-governmental body, the certifying organization is a private organization, whose standards for certification are not regulated by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.   Material at this site may be considered advertising under the rules of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts.

MISSISSIPPI
The Mississippi Supreme Court advises that a decision on legal services is important and should not be based solely on advertisements.

Free Background information is available upon request to a Mississippi attorney.

The listing of any area of practice by a Mississippi attorney does not indicate any certification of expertise therein.

MISSOURI
Neither the Supreme Court of Missouri nor the Missouri Bar reviews or approves certifying organizations or specialist designations.

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

NEW JERSEY
Any certification as a specialist, or any certification in a field of practice, that does not state that such certification has been granted by the Supreme Court of New Jersey or by an organization that has been approved by the American Bar Association, indicates that the certifying organization has not been approved, or has been denied approval, by the Supreme Court of New Jersey and the American Bar Association.

NEW MEXICO
Any certification by an organization other than the New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization does not constitute recognition by the New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization, unless the lawyer is also recognized by the board as a specialist in that area of law.

RHODE ISLAND
The Rhode Island Supreme Court licenses all lawyers in the general practice of law.  The court does not license or certify any lawyer as an expert or specialist in any field of practice.

TENNESSEE
Unless otherwise indicated, Tennessee attorneys are not certified as specialists by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization in the areas of practice listed on their profiles.

TEXAS
Unless otherwise indicated, Texas attorneys are Not Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in the areas of practice listed on their profiles.  The Hamburger Law Firm has not been certified by Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

WASHINGTON
The Supreme Court of Washington does not recognize certification of specialties in the practice of law.  Any certificate, award, or recognition by a group, organization or association used by a Washington attorney to describe his or her qualifications as a lawyer or qualifications in any subspecialty of law is not a requirement to practice law in the State of Washington.

WYOMING
The Wyoming State Bar does not certify any lawyer as a specialist or expert.  Anyone considering a lawyer should independently investigate the lawyer’s credentials and ability, and not rely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise.