This web site is not providing any legal opinions or advice that should be relied upon for your individual situation.  The information included on this web site is for general purposes only, and any use of this web site does not create an attorney-client relationship with Brian J. Smith, his employer or any of its attorneys until such time that a consultation has occurred and an engagement letter has been agreed to. 

If you are in need of legal advice, you should consult with an attorney.  Any results cited on this website may not be typical for your case and should not be construed as such.

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices for This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this web site. It will notify you of the following:

A. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the web site, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
B. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
C. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
D. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.  Do not submit any confidential, proprietary or sensitive personally identifiable information through any contact form, email, or chat.  If you submit any Sensitive Information, you do so at your own risk and we will not be liable to you or responsible for consequences of your submission.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request and provide services to you if a representation agreement is agreed to.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:

See what data we have about you, if any.
Change/correct any data we have about you.
Have us delete any data we have about you.
Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

Privacy Policy Superseded by Representation Agreement

If you enter into a representation agreement with us, the use of your information will be governed by that agreement and the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct as promulgated by the Ohio Supreme Court.


We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information, that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the Web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline.   Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.  We will not sell or lease your information.


Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time and all updates will be posted on this page.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via telephone at 800-641-1970 or via email.


This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Updated May 21, 2017