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Time sensitive material should not be sent to the firm without verifying receipt by the intended recipient.

IOWA SUPREME COURT NOTICE

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.

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.

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, does not mean that a lawyer is a specialist or expert in a field of law, nor does it mean that such lawyer is necessarily 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.

When viewing the web-site, be mindful of the state advertising restrictions to which lawyers and law firms must adhere, as well as our West Legal Directory disclaimers

LEGAL NOTICE AND DISCLAIMER

By accessing the web-site of Davis, Brown, Koehn, Shors & Roberts, P.C., you are requesting information. The information you are requesting is not legal advice, advertising, or solicitation. Legal advice is only to be given after an attorney-client relationship has been established and pertinent information about your unique circumstances has been obtained. Transmission of and your accessing the materials on the web-site do not constitute legal advice, do not establish an attorney-client relationship, and do not create any duty of the firm to any reader.

A new attorney-client relationship with the firm is to be established only by an engagement letter signed by a firm attorney.

COMMUNICATIONS WITH THE FIRM

An attorney-client relationship with any of the firm's attorneys represents an attorney-client relationship with the firm and all of its attorneys.

Such a relationship is not to be established without first completing an internal review for conflicts of interest that might preclude such a relationship. Until an attorney-client relationship is established, information communicated to the firm should be limited to the accurate identification of the potential client and all related and opposing parties pertinent to the subject matter.

To ensure compliance with requirements imposed by the IRS in Circular 230, we inform you that, unless we expressly state otherwise in this communication (including any attachments), any tax advice contained in this communication is not intended or written 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 other matter addressed herein.

SECURITY

Communications to anyone in the firm of information about yourself, your business, or your personal affairs will not be protected under the attorney-client privilege unless and until an attorney-client relationship has been established.

In any event, use of the Internet or e-mail to communicate unencrypted information is not recommended if there is anything confidential about the information. Caution should also be exercised in communicating confidential information by cell phone. Unauthorized personnel may intercept unencrypted and cell phone communications. Within the firm, we make a good faith effort to restrict access to non-public personal information to those employees who need to know the information in order to provide services.

PRIVACY POLICY (last updated on March 28, 2006)

The firm does not sell or rent your information to any third party.

By providing any personal information to us on this web-site, however, you do consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy sets forth the firm's commitment with respect the handling of your personally identifiable information.

Information We Collect Automatically. If you browse through the web-site or download information, our servers will automatically collect certain information. This information includes the: (a) name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet; (b) browser software you use and your operating system; and (c) Internet address of the web-site from which you linked directly to this web-site. We will use information that we automatically collect to manage and improve our web-site to make it as useful as possible for guests like you. None of the information we automatically collect is tied to other personal information you may provide to us in accordance with this IMPORTANT NOTICE.

Information You Choose to Provide to Us. The firm only gathers and retains personal information that you voluntarily submitted. For example, if you choose to complete and submit one of the forms located on our web-site to register for conferences or register to receive information, we will retain the information you submit to process and respond to your inquiry or request. After that response, the information you submitted will be retained for our records. We will not disclose the identifying information you provide to us without your consent, except (a) as required by law, (b) to our independent contractors who host and maintain our web-site and e-mail services, and (c) to service providers or suppliers if the disclosure will enable that party to perform business, professional, or technical support for the firm. If we change the manner in which we use or retain personal information you provide to us, we will update this Privacy Policy.

Opting Out of Receiving General Communications. Unless you opt out of receiving such materials, we may send you information by e-mail or postal mail to the address(es) you submit to us through our web-site or otherwise. Such information may include newsletters, notifications of changes in the law, or other information that may interest you.

Cookies. A cookie is a small text file that a web-site can place on your computer's hard drive for record-keeping or other administrative purposes. We do not use Cookies on this web-site; however, Cookies may be used at certain sites accessible through links on our web-site.

Links to Other Web-sites. The firm does not endorse and is not responsible for the information, practices, or privacy policies of web-sites operated by others that may be linked to or from our web-site. If you decide to access a third party's web-site that may be linked to or from this web-site, you should familiarize yourself with that web-site's privacy policy.

How to Contact Us. If you have questions about how we use the personal information you submit on this web-site or about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.

Changes to this Privacy Policy. We may modify, alter, or update this Privacy Policy at any time, so we encourage you to review this policy regularly. We will not provide individual notice to you of changes to this Privacy Policy, but the date of the most recent revision will be stated in the policy.