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Sheppard Law
The information contained on this Sheppard Law, PLLC website is provided for educational and informational purposes only. Any content is not to be considered legal advice or as creating an attorney client relationship. Sheppard Law, PLLC website has general information from a variety of sources and as the law changes, it may not reflect the current legal atmosphere (example: a blog written in 2019 may not reflect the state of the law in 2029). We do our best to keep the page up to date but we are human and can’t guarantee blogs or other content reflect subsequent legal or other developments after it is posted. The web site is not an offer to perform services on any matter.

Any use of this site is subject to the following disclaimers, terms of use, and privacy policy. By using this site you agree to the disclaimers, terms of use, and privacy policy found on this page.

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 Sheppard Law, PLLC or any of it’s associated attorneys (hereinafter “the Firm”) creates an attorney-client relationship between you and the Firm. You will become a client of the Firm only if and when you and an attorney of this Firm sign an agreement setting forth the scope of the Firm’s engagement, the fee arrangement and other relevant matters. Sheppard Law, PLLC does not accept new clients without doing a conflicts of interests check, evaluating the case, and obtaining a signed engagement letter.

No Confidentiality. While you can contact our Firm through this website, we highly recommend you use the contact form to let us know what subject matter you need a consultation on and your contact information. Do not send any confidential information over the online form, including but not limited to social security numbers or party names. Using this website or sending an electronic communication before signing an engagement agreement does not make you a client of the firm or a prospective client of the Firm. If you have confidential information that you would like to give to any lawyer at the Firm, please communicate with our attorney in person or on the phone.

No Legal Or Medical Advice Intended. This website includes general information about legal and medical issues. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal and/or medical developments. These informational materials are not intended, and must not be taken, as legal/medical advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances. You need to contact a lawyer/doctor licensed in your jurisdiction for advice on specific legal/medical issues and/or problems. The medical information provided on this site is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, Always consult a physician for diagnosis and treatment of any medical condition or for any questions you may have regarding a health concern. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you may have read or seen on this site. Links to other sites are provided for information only. Use of trade names is for identification only and does not constitute endorsement by the Firm.

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

Photographs. This site contains photographs and images commonly referred to as “stock photographs.” The Firm purchased the use of said photographs and images from third parties for purposes of this web site. Photographs of individuals contained outside the designated “Client Testimonial” area of the site DO NOT depict actual clients of the Firm. The Firm has no relationship to the individuals depicted in these “stock photographs.” The only Firm clients featured on this site are found in the designated “Client Testimonial” area of the site. Likewise, all other photographs depicting crash scenes, accidents, medical treatment, etc. are purchased “stock photographs” that are likely dramatizations of the events depicted. See Louisiana Rule of Professional Conduct 7.2(c)(1)(10).

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

No Claim of Expertise or Board Certification. This website lists areas in which a lawyer of the Firm practices. In so doing, no Firm lawyer makes a claim of “expertise,” “specialization” or “board certification.” Any lawyers of the Firm who are properly board certified in a practice area have so indicated in their biographies. 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 to those reading the Sheppard Law PLLC website, there may be links to various websites (third party sites). Such linked websites are not under the control of the Firm, and the Firm assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the contents of such websites.

Authorized Practice of Law. The jurisdictions in which each of the Firm’s lawyers are licensed to practice are noted on each lawyer’s biography or About Me section on this website. The ability of 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. The Firm does not seek, and this website is not intended to solicit, legal engagements in jurisdictions outside of our lawyers’ states of licensure when such engagements would constitute the unauthorized practice of law in any jurisdiction.

Responsible Lawyer. The Firm lawyer responsible for the content of this website is Amber Sheppard.

Bona Fide Office. In compliance with Louisiana Rule of Professional Conduct 7.6(b)(2), the Firm has a bona fide office in Louisiana at 1924 Corporate Square Drive, Suite F, Slidell LA 70458. A majority of the work done for the Firm is done remotely, or virtually, with meetings with clients being set up in reserved conference rooms, meeting rooms, or at other venues located within, primarily, Slidell, Louisiana. However, someof the work may be done in conference rooms, meeting rooms, or at other venues in the Northshore area. Appointments are by appointment only. Sheppard Law, PLLC may meet clients in other cities as needed such as Mandeville, Covington, Lacombe, Madisonville, New Orleans, Louisiana or Jackson, Ridgeland, Flowood, Madison, Gulfport, Biloxi, Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.

The mailing address and the registered office for the firm in Louisiana is:

1527 Gause Blvd.
Slidell, Louisiana 70458

The mailing address and registered office for the firm in Mississippi is (there is no bona fide office in Mississippi):

15520 Daniel Blvd.
Gulfport, Mississippi 39503

Accuracy of Content. The Firm may periodically change, remove, or add the material in this web site without notice. This material may contain technical or typographical errors. The Firm does not guarantee its accuracy, completeness, or suitability. The Firm assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the contents of this web site. Your use of this web site is at your own risk. Under no circumstances shall the Firm or any other party involved in the creation, production or delivery of this web site be liable to you or any other person for any indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages of any kind arising from access to, or use of, this web site.

Privacy Policy. As you navigate within this web site, the Firm may be collecting and tracking personal information, either by asking you to tell the Firm something about yourself (such as your name, address, or email address) or by using data-tracking software that tells us what parts of the site you have browsed. The Firm may collect other information about you, such as your IP address, geographic information, the type of the web browser and operating system you use, and any other information that your web browsing software or Internet Service Provider automatically provides to our site. We may be collecting and tracking information about the activities in our Site you engage in to help us know what users are interested in. We may also use “cookies” to keep track of visitors. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to aautomatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. A cookie is a small file stored on the hard drive of your personal computer. If your web browser allows, you may disable the placement of cookies on your hard drive. Disabling the placement of cookies may prevent you from accessing or using portions of the site. Except as provided below, the site does not currently sell or share any other information. Except as provided herein, no personally identifiable information is collected beyond that which is identified in this section. You agree that we may aggregate any information which we collect or maintain, and that we may use such aggregated information for internal analysis or for marketing purposes. By using the site, you expressly assent to the collection and use of the limited information identified. We may disclose your information to: 1) comply with applicable laws; 2) respond to governmental inquiries; 3) comply with valid legal process; 4) protect our rights or property; or 5) facilitate your request for a free case evaluation. By using this site, you acknowledge that the processing of your information for the purposes described above may involve the transfer of such information from within the United States of America to countries outside the USA whose data protection regulation may not be as stringent as that within the USA.
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