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No Attorney-Client Relationship Created by Use of this Website.  Neither your receipt of information from this website, nor your use of this website to contact James R. Washington III (hereinafter "Washington"), Ajubita, Leftwich & Salzer, LLC (hereinafter “the Firm”), or one of its lawyers creates an attorney-client relationship between you and Washington or the Firm. You will become a client of Washington or the Firm only if and when you sign an engagement agreement setting forth the scope of Washington or the Firm’s engagement, the fee arrangement and other relevant matters. As a matter of policy, neither Washington or the Firm accepts a new client without first investigating for possible conflicts of interests and obtaining a signed engagement letter. (Washington or the Firm may, for example, already represent another party involved in your matter.)


No Confidentiality. You may not use this website to provide confidential information about a legal matter of yours to Washington or the Firm. Your use of this website does not make you a client of Washington or the Firm or even a prospective client of the Firm. If you have confidential information that you would like to give to Washington or any lawyer at the Firm, please communicate with Washington or one of the Firm’s lawyers in person or by telephone–not by filling in any form on this website or by sending an unsolicited email to Washington, the Firm, or any of the Firm's lawyers.


No Legal Advice Intended. This website includes general information about legal issues and developments in the law. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended, and must not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances. You need to contact a lawyer licensed in your jurisdiction for advice on specific legal issues problems.


No Intent to Refer Matters to Other Firms. Unless otherwise expressly stated on a particular page of this website, Washington and the Firm intends to act as primary counsel in representing clients who retain them. See Louisiana Rule of Professional Conduct 7.9(c).


Photographs. All photographs on this website are of actual lawyers, employees and/or clients of Washington or the Firm unless otherwise noted. See Louisiana Rule of Professional Conduct 7.2(c)(1).


Cost of Website. The cost of this website is paid for by Washington, and not by the Firm, any other lawyer, or any other firm. See Louisiana Rule of Professional Conduct 7.2(c)(11).


No Guarantee of Results. Some of the case summaries, reports of past results and individual lawyer biographies on this website describe past matters handled for clients of Washington and the Firm. These descriptions are meant only to provide information to the public about past activities and experience. They are not intended as a guarantee that the same or similar results can be obtained in every matter undertaken by Washington or the Firm. You must not assume that a similar result can be obtained in a legal matter of interest to you. The outcome of a particular matter can depend on a variety of factors—including the specific factual and legal circumstances, the ability of opposing counsel, and, often, unexpected developments beyond the control of any client or lawyer.


No Claim of Expertise or Board Certification. This website lists areas in which Washington practices. In so doing, Washington does not make a claim of “expertise,” “specialization” or “board certification.” See Louisiana Rule of Professional Conduct 7.2(c)(5).


IRS Circular 230 Notice. In accordance with Internal Revenue Service requirements, this is to inform you that any information on this website that could be construed as United States tax advice is not written or intended to be used, and cannot be used, for the purpose of (i) avoiding penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or (ii) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any transaction or matter addressed on this website. See IRS Circular 230.


Links to Third Party Websites. As a convenience, this website provides links to various third-party websites. Such linked websites are not under the control of Washington or the Firm, and neither Washington nor the Firm assumes responsibility for the accuracy of the contents of such websites.


Authorized Practice of Law. The jurisdictions in which Washington and each of the Firm’s lawyers are licensed to practice may be noted on this website. The ability of Washington or any Firm lawyer to engage in any activities for a client outside of that lawyer’s state(s) of licensure is subject to state statutes, professional standards and court rules. Neither Washington nor the Firm seeks, and this website is not intended to solicit, legal engagements in jurisdictions outside of the lawyers’ states of licensure when such engagements would constitute the unauthorized practice of law in any jurisdiction.


Responsible Lawyer. Washington is responsible for the content of this website.


Bona Fide Office. In compliance with Louisiana Rule of Professional Conduct 7.6(b)(2), Washington practices at the Law Office of Ajubita, Leftwich, & Salzer, LLC, which operates a bona fide office at: 1100 Poydras Street, Suite 1500, New Orleans, Louisiana 70163. 


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