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The Texas Lawyer's Creed - A Mandate
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relationship between you and The Overton Law Firm, P.C., nor is
it intended to do so. The materials on this site are not legal advice
and nothing in this Web site should be used by the reader as a source
of legal advice. By its nature and circumstances, each legal problem
and any past performance does not guarantee future results. Persons
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contact. Please consult an attorney for individual advice regarding
your own particular situation.
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If you wish to inquire about becoming a client, please request a
personal interview. Please do not send or e-mail us any information
about any legal matter. We will not consider any e-mail regarding
new client representation as anything other than a request for a
The Overton Law Firm, P.C. regards your
right to a confidential and private relationship with your attorney
as a most sacred trust. This relationship is essential to the proper
functioning of the legal system and the fiduciary relationship existing
between lawyer and client. An open discussion between lawyer and
client affords clients the full benefit of the legal system. Lawyers
are subject to ethical rules and mandates such as the TX lawyer
creed that govern their conduct in this relationship. These ethics
rules require the lawyer to preserve confidential information of
the client or one who has sought to employ the lawyer.
Finally federal law requires that we
inform our clients of the firm’s policy regarding privacy
and confidentiality of "nonpublic personal information."
To protect client information, the firm
restricts access to information about you to those employees who
need to know that information to provide services to you. We maintain
physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to guard your information
safeguards that to guard your nonpublic personal information. We
take our commitment to ethics seriously.
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