Terms of Service
Last updated: October 2, 2017
By using this website (bc-firm.com or brabenderlaw.com) (“Website”) you (“User” or “You”) agree to the following terms and conditions. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, you may not use this website and should exit immediately. Brabender Law LLC/Brabender and Chiang LLC (“Us,” “We,” “Our,” or “Brabender”) retains the absolute right to modify the Terms of Service at any time with no notice other than posting the changes to this Website.
You agree that You understand that this Website is for informational purposes only. Information on this Website is not, and should not be construed as legal advice. You agree not to rely on information contained on this Website.
You understand that We only provide legal advice to clients and the only people that are Our clients are people who have a fully executed written legal services agreement with Us. If You do not have a fully executed written legal services agreement with Us, You are not a client and We have provided no legal advice to You. We never create an attorney-client relationship in any manner other than a written and fully executed legal services agreement.
By using this Website, You are authorizing Us to contact you in any manner should we be interested in representing You.
By submitting information to Us, You are not obligating Us to respond. We receive many phone calls, emails, and messages every day and though We try to send a quick response to all people that contact us, We do not have the capacity to respond to every communication. We will respond to communications, refer them to other attorneys, or delete the communication at Our sole discretion. Lawsuits are often subject to a statute of limitations, and You agree not to rely on Us to preserve your statute of limitations unless You have become a client by fully executed written legal services agreement (and payment of applicable fees). You are encouraged to seek alternative counsel to prevent the expiration of your statute of limitations
We do not guarantee a result in any case, it is unethical in Illinois to do so. We also do not guarantee we will take any particular case, each case is evaluated on many factors and We may decline representation in our sole and absolute discretion.
By using this Website You agree that you will only use it for educational purposes and will act in good faith. You agree that you will not transmit information to us that is false or fraudulent. You agree that You will not misidentify yourself or infringe on intellectual property rights. You agree that you will not attempt to hack Us or the Website, scrape our data, data mine, infect us with a worm or virus or engage in any illegal activity. If You use this Website for any non-permitted purpose You agree to defend and indemnify us, including reasonable attorney’s fees, for any harm We suffer.
By using this Website You agree that you will not copy any information other than for your own personal use. You also agree that you will not distribute information contained on the Website other than sharing links to the Website or sharing small excerpts. You agree that you will not distribute any paid publication you downloaded from the Website and that any free publication may only be shared in its complete unaltered from to other individuals You personally know (you may not mass-distribute free publications, post them on your own website or generally share them without Our written consent). We may revoke Our consent for You to use this Website, data on this Website, and documents downloaded from this Website at any time at our sole discretion.
You and Brabender agree to arbitrate any and all disputes by a neutral arbitrator who has the power to award the same damages and relief that could be obtained in a court of law. ANY ARBITRATION WILL ONLY BE ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS; CLASS ARBITRATIONS, CLASS ACTIONS, AND CONSOLIDATION WITH OTHER ARBITRATIONS ARE NOT PERMITTED. YOU WAIVE ANY RIGHT TO HAVE YOUR CASE DECIDED BY A JURY AND YOU WAIVE ANY RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS ACTION AGAINST US. All Disputes will be resolved finally and exclusively by binding individual arbitration with a single arbitrator administered by the American Arbitration Association according to their rules. We will pay the arbitrator’s fee to the extent that it exceeds the filing fee for a similar case in an appropriate court. Unless otherwise specified herein, to the extent permitted by law, all arbitrations shall take place in either Bellingham, Washington or Chicago, Illinois. Such venue shall be at Our discretion. If any provision of this arbitration agreement is found unenforceable, the unenforceable provision will be severed, and the remaining arbitration terms will be enforced.
We may link to other websites, by doing so We are not making any representation with respect to the information contained on the websites We link to.
This Website contains attorney advertising material. The attorney responsible for this website is J. Andrew Brabender IV of Brabender & Chiang LLC d/b/a Brabender Law LLC. His business address is 77 W. Washington St. #2120, Chicago, IL 60602. His phone number is 312-566-8456. Many times We refer cases we are not willing or able to handle ourselves to other licensed attorneys. In many of these cases we are paid a portion of the fee. If a referred person hires the attorney we refer the case to, they make all disclosures necessary under the law and Supreme Court Rules. J. Andrew Brabender IV is licensed solely in Illinois.
If some provision of these Terms and Services is found to be unlawful or unenforceable, that provision shall be severed and the remaining portions of the Terms and Services shall be enforced.
“My Landlord Tried To Take Advantage of Me, But My Attorney Empowered Me.”
I had never used an attorney for anything before this experience. I had always been wary of lawyers, but unfortunately, I was faced with a situation in which I thought contacting an attorney would be my best option. From the very first time we talked, Andy really made me feel at ease. He listened to what I had to say, and asked me what result I wanted before giving me his take and advice. At the beginning of this experience, honestly, I was intimidated and afraid that I would end up having to pay a lot of money for an unjust reason. But as Andy worked on my case with me, I began to feel empowered, and at the end of it all, I ended up asking for what I was originally too afraid to ask for, and getting it. Andy made me aware of many things in the law that I never saw (despite the hours of research I did on my own previously). Andy is very responsive; I never had to wait very long for a response, no matter what time it was. He is very knowledgeable about landlord/tenant law, and he never had a problem explaining things that I didn't understand. I would not hesitate to retain Andy's services again, or to recommend his services to anyone I know.
Posted by Kathy, a Landlord & Tenant client, 9 days ago.
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