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Alabama

Fairmax Law, a service of Jaafar Law Group PLLC makes no representation that the quality of the legal services to be performed by it is greater than the quality of the legal services by other lawyers.

Alaska

The Alaska Bar Association does not endorse or accredit certifying organizations.

Arizona

Fairmax Law, a service of Jaafar Law Group PLLC does not specifically advertise or do business under a trade name in the state, but instead operates as Fairmax Law, a service of Jaafar Law Group PLLC.

California

Please note that Fairmax Law, a service of Jaafar Law Group PLLC is a private law firm and is not affiliated with any government agency. Fairmax Law, a service of Jaafar Law Group PLLC does not receive any funding from any government or not-for-profit foundation.

Colorado

Fairmax Law, a service of Jaafar Law Group PLLC does not specifically advertise or do business under a trade name in the state, but instead operates as Fairmax Law, a service of Jaafar Law Group PLLC.

Florida

The hiring of an attorney is an important decision and that decision should not be based solely on advertising material. Before you decide to hire counsel to represent you, make sure you ask us or any attorney to send you free written information about the attorney’s qualifications and experience.

Georgia

Fairmax Law, a service of Jaafar Law Group PLLC does not specifically advertise or do business under a trade name in the state, but instead operates as Fairmax Law, a service of Jaafar Law Group PLLC.

Hawaii

The Supreme Court of Hawaii only grants certification to lawyers in good standing who have successfully completed a specialty program accredited by the American Bar Association.

Illinois

The Illinois Supreme Court does not recognize certifications of specialties in the practice of law. A certificate, award or recognition is not required to practice law in Illinois.

Indiana

Fairmax Law, a service of Jaafar Law Group PLLC does not specifically advertise or do business under a trade name in the state, but instead operates as Fairmax Law, a service of Jaafar Law Group PLLC.

Iowa

Fairmax Law, a service of Jaafar Law Group PLLC does not specifically advertise or do business under a trade name in the state, but instead operates as Fairmax Law, a service of Jaafar Law Group PLLC. The Supreme Court of Iowa requires the following disclosure: The choice of a lawyer and the determination of the need for legal assistance are extremely important decisions and should not be based on advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. 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 do not mean that a lawyer is a “specialist” or “expert” in a particular field of law. Such memberships, licenses or offices also do not necessarily mean that a lawyer is any more expert or competent than any other lawyer. A description of limitation of practice does not mean that any agency or board has certified the lawyer as a specialist or expert in any indicated field of law, nor does it mean that such lawyer is necessarily any more expert or competent than any other lawyer. The Supreme Court of Iowa requires the following disclosure: All potential clients should make their own independent evaluation and investigation of any lawyer being considered for particular legal representation.

Kentucky

Fairmax Law, a service of Jaafar Law Group PLLC does not specifically advertise or do business under a trade name in the state, but instead operates as Fairmax Law, a service of Jaafar Law Group PLLC.

Maine

Fairmax Law, a service of Jaafar Law Group PLLC does not specifically advertise or do business under a trade name in the state, but instead operates as Fairmax Law, a service of Jaafar Law Group PLLC.

Massachusetts

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts does not certify lawyers in any particular field of law. If an attorney in Massachusetts indicates he/she is “certified” in a particular area of law, service, or field by a non-governmental body, the certifying organization is a private organization whose standards for certification are not regulated by the Commonwealth.

Mississippi

Fairmax Law, a service of Jaafar Law Group PLLC does not specifically advertise or do business under a trade name in the state, but instead operates as Fairmax Law, a service of Jaafar Law Group PLLC. Background information on any Mississippi attorney is available free upon request to that attorney. Mississippi has no procedure for approving, certifying, or designating organizations and authorities.

Missouri

ADVERTISING MATERIAL: COMMERCIAL SOLICITATIONS ARE PERMITTED BY THE MISSOURI RFAIRMAX LAW, A SERVICE OF JAAFAR LAW GROUP PLLCES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT, BUT ARE NEITHER SUBMITTED NOR APPROVED BY THE MISSOURI BAR OR THE SUPREME COURT OF MISSOURI. Likewise, neither the Supreme Court nor the Missouri Bar reviews or approves certifying organizations or specialist designations in the field of law.

Nevada

Fairmax Law, a service of Jaafar Law Group PLLC does not specifically advertise or do business under a trade name in the state, but instead operates as Fairmax Law, a service of Jaafar Law Group PLLC. Neither the State Bar of Nevada, nor any agency of the State Bar has certified any lawyer identified in this advertisement as a specialist or expert, except as indicated. Anyone considering hiring an attorney should independently investigate the lawyer’s qualifications, credentials, and ability.

New Jersey

Fairmax Law, a service of Jaafar Law Group PLLC does not specifically advertise or do business under a trade name in the state, but instead operates as Fairmax Law, a service of Jaafar Law Group PLLC. The Supreme Court of New Jersey recognizes certifications in some areas of legal practice. If a lawyer claims certification as a specialist or expert in a field of law or practice and does not specifically indicate that such certification has been granted by the Supreme Court of New Jersey or by an organization approved by the American Bar Association, then the user should understand that the claimed certification body has either not been approved or been denied certification by the Supreme Court of New Jersey and the American Bar Association.

New Mexico

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Any certification by an organization other than the New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization does not constitute recognition by the New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization, unless the lawyer is also recognized by the board as a specialist in that particular area of law.

New York

Fairmax Law, a service of Jaafar Law Group PLLC does not specifically advertise or do business under a trade name in the state, but instead operates as Fairmax Law, a service of Jaafar Law Group PLLC.

Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Supreme Court licenses all lawyers in the general practice of law. The Court does not license or certify any lawyer as an expert or specialist in any field of practice of law.

Tennessee

Tennessee recognizes Certifications of Specialization in the following areas of practice of law: Civil Trial, Criminal Trial, Business Bankruptcy, Consumer Bankruptcy, Creditor’s Rights, Medical Malpractice, Legal Malpractice, Accounting Malpractice, Elder Law, Estate Planning, and Family Law. Listing of related or included practice areas by a lawyer does not constitute or imply a representation of certification of specialization. No attorneys listed on this site imply or represent that they hold a certificate of specialization other than where specifically indicated.

Texas

Fairmax Law, a service of Jaafar Law Group PLLC does not specifically advertise or do business under a trade name in the state, but instead operates as Fairmax Law, a service of Jaafar Law Group PLLC. Lawyers named on this Site are Not Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, unless otherwise specifically indicated.

Washington

The Supreme Court of Washington does not recognize certification of specialties in the practice of law. Any such certificate, award, or recognition is not required to practice law in the State of Washington.

Wyoming

The State Bar of the State of Wyoming does not certify any lawyer as a specialist or expert. Any person considering a lawyer for representation should independently investigate the lawyer’s credentials, qualifications and ability and should not rely on advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise.

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