Effective: June 2023
These terms of service are entered into by and between you and Trial Lawyers College (“we,” “us,” or “our”). The following terms and conditions, together with any documents they expressly incorporate by reference (collectively, “Terms of Service”), govern your access to and use of this website (the “Website”) and any content, functionality, software, and services offered by Us (the “Services”).
We may revise and update these Terms of Service from time to time in our sole discretion. All changes are effective immediately when we post them. Your continued use of the Website and/or the Services following the posting of revised Terms of Service means that you accept and agree to the changes.
1. Accessing the Website, the Services, and Account Security
We reserve the right to withdraw or amend this Website, and any service or material we provide on the Website, in our sole discretion without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason all or part of the Website or the Services is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some or all parts of the Website or the Services to users, including registered users.
Being a student or graduate of Trial Lawyers College does not ensure you access to the Website or access as a registered user. We, in our sole discretion, may restrict access to any user for any reason and a user's failure to participate in the Student Directory may result in our inability to identify you as a student or graduate, which may, in turn, result in your inability to register as a student/graduate. It is, of course, your decision to decide how much of your personally identifiable information you wish to share with the Website, but please know that if we are unable to confirm your student or graduate status, we are unable to allow you to have access to the Student Directory or create a user account.
If you choose, or are provided with a username, password, or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person or entity. You acknowledge that your account is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to this Website or the Services using your username, password, or other security information. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your username or password or any other breach of security.
We have the right to disable any user name, password, or other identifier, whether chosen by you or provided by us, at any time, if, in our opinion, you have violated any provision of these Terms of Service.
2. Intellectual Property Rights
All contents, features, and functionality (including but not limited to all information, software, text, trademarks, logos, displays, images, video, and audio, and the design, selection, and arrangement thereof) included in the Website or the Services are owned by Us, our licensors, or other providers of such material and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.
You may not copy distribute, reproduce, mirror, frame, publicly display, publicly perform, translate, create derivative works, republish, or transit the Website or the Services, in whole or in part, or in any way without our prior written consent or your graduation from the college. Being a graduate of the college allows for you to distribute information shared by US, not information posted by other Content Users of the Website.
If you print, copy, modify, download, or otherwise use or provide any other person with access to any part of the Website or the Services in breach of the Terms of Service, your right to use the Website and the Services will stop immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made. Any use of the Website or the Services not expressly permitted by these Terms of Service is a breach of these Terms of Service and may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws.
3. Copyright Infringement
We respect intellectual property rights and expect its users to do the same. If you believe that material on this Website constitutes an infringement of your copyright, please provide our Designated Agent with a written communication including the following information:
- 1. Evidence of your authorization to act on behalf of the owner of the copyrighted work;
- 2. A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
- 3. A description of and link to where the alleged infringing material is located;
- 4. Your address, telephone number, and email address;
- 5. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
- 6. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the owner’s behalf; and
- 7. Your physical or electronic signature
Our Designated Agent can be reached by email at Admin@triallawyerscollege.org.
4. Prohibited Uses
You may use the Website and the Services only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms of Service. You agree not to use the Website or the Services:
- •In any way that violates any applicable federal, state, local, or international law or regulation (including, without limitation, any laws regarding the export of data or software to and from the US or other countries).
- •To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use, or re-use any material that does not comply with the Content Standards set out below.
- •To transmit, or procure the sending of any advertising or promotional material, including any “junk mail,” “chain letter,” “spam,” or any other similar solicitation. This expressly includes using the Website to capture email addresses of students and graduates to solicit other programs or your own products. Anyone found using this Website for the purposes of taking contact information to solicit or send spam is deemed to be in breach of this agreement and, your use of this website is your acceptance that using this contact information in such a way if a breach of this agreement, wherein the parties agree to damages in the amount of 25 million dollars, or actual damages, whichever is greater.
- •To impersonate or attempt to impersonate Trial Lawyers College, one of our employees, another user, or any other person or entity.
- •To engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone’s use or enjoyment of the Website or the Services, or which, as determined by us in our sole discretion, may harm us or other users.
- •In any way that violated any of the Trial Lawyers College Policies, which are regularly updated and posted (HERE-HYPERLINK). By participating in this website, you agree to follow all of Trial Lawyers College’s policies, including but not limited to the Policy on Hate Speech.
Additionally, you agree not to:
- •Use the Website or Services in any manner that could disable, overburden, or impair the site or interfere with any other party’s use of the Website or the Services.
- •Use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, process, or means to access the Website or the Services for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any material.
- •Use any device, software, or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Website or the Services.
- •Introduce any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful.
- •Attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
- •Use the Website or the Services to collect, use, disclose, protect, or otherwise handle “protected health information” (as defined in 45 C.F.R. §160.103 under U.S. federal regulations).
- •To use the Website or the Services for your collection of sensitive personal information (e.g. social security numbers, driver’s license, information that requires encryption).
- •Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website or the Services.
5. Content Standards
The Website and the Services contain interactive features that allow you to post, upload, send, or integrate user-generated content (e.g. images, audio, video, logos), messages (e.g. emails or texts), or any other communications (collectively “User Contributions”). You understand and acknowledge that you are responsible and assume any risk for any User Contributions, including the legality, reliability, accuracy, and appropriateness of such content. Because you are in control of your User Contributions, you acknowledge and agree that you are responsible for honoring any recipient’s response to your User Contributions, including without limitation, requests to not contact or unsubscribe from your User Contributions.
You are responsible for any activity or content that occurs through your account when accessing or using the Website or the Services, including compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. You are required to apprise yourself of and comply with any laws that might be implicated by your use of such features.
6. Social Media Features
This Website or the Services may provide certain social media features that enable you to
- •Link from your own or certain third-party websites.
- •Send emails or other communications with certain content or links to certain content on this Website or through the Services.
- •Cause limited portions of this Website or the Services to be displayed or appear to be displayed on your own or certain third-party websites.
You may use these features solely as they are provided by us and you must not take any action that is inconsistent with these Terms of Service. We may disable all or any social media features and any links at any time without notice in our sole discretion. If you decide to use or access any of the third-party websites linked to this Website or through the Services you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.
7. Disclaimer of Warranties
You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the internet, the Website, or the Services will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our site for any reconstruction of any lost data. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES, OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT.
YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER US NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH US MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY, OR AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVICES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER US NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH US REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVICES WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE, OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, WE HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
YOU CHOOSE TO PARTICIPATE IN USING THIS WEBSITE AND WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CONTENT POSTED BY OTHER USERS OR ANY DATA BREACH OR SHARING OF YOUR INFORMATION WITH OTHER USERS OF THE WEBSITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD US HARMLESS FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM ANYONE’S IMPROPER USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND/OR THE INFORMATION THAT YOU CHOSE TO PROVIDE THE WEBSITE AS PART OF YOUR PROFILE.
THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
The content of this website contains general information. While generally, our Users are lawyers, none of the content posted should be considered legal advice. Some of our content may be written by lawyers, but nothing on this website is intended to be a comprehensive summary of recent developments in the law, treat exhaustively the subjects covered, provide legal advice or render a legal opinion. The law is constantly changing and laws will vary based on different facts and circumstances. Therefore, statements on this website regarding the status of a given law or legal issue may not be current or applicable to your particular situation. You should not take any action based on any information on this website. Trial Lawyers College is not a law firm or law organization.
8. Limitation on Liability
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL THE TRIAL LAWYERS COLLEGE, ITS AFFILIATES, OR THEIR LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS, OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO IT, ANY CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES, OR THE SERVICES INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, COMPUTER AND/OR DEVICE OR TECHNOLOGY FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, ANY ALLEGED FAILURE OR PERFORMANCE ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, OR DELAY IN SERVICE, OPERATION, OR TRANSMISSION OF THE WEBSITE, OR ANY ALLEGED TRANSMISSION OF COMPUTER VIRUS, WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Trial Lawyers College, its affiliates, licensors, and service providers, and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors, and assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses, or fees (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of these Terms of Service or your use of the Website, or the Services, including, but not limited to, your User Contributions, any use of the Website's content, services, and products other than as expressly authorized in these Terms of Service, or your use of any information obtained from the Website or the Services.
10. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
All matters relating to the Website, the Services, and these Terms of Service, and any dispute or claim arising therefrom or related thereto (in each case, including non-contractual disputes or claims), shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Wyoming without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule.
Any legal suit, action, or proceeding arising out of, or related to, these Terms of Service or the Website shall be instituted exclusively in the federal courts of the United States or the courts of the State of Wyoming, shall constitute an individual basis and not as a class action. You waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over you by such courts and to venue in such courts.
At your or our discretion, any disputes arising from these Terms of Service or use of the Website or the Services, including disputes arising from or concerning their interpretation, violation, invalidity, non-performance, or termination, to be resolved by neutral, binding arbitration and not by a court action. If federal law determines that a claim or dispute is not subject to binding arbitration, this Arbitration Provision shall not apply to such claim or dispute. Any claim or dispute is to be arbitrated by a single arbitrator on an individual basis and not as a class action. You expressly waive any right you may have to arbitrate a class action. You may choose the American Arbitration Association (www.adr.org) , or any other organization to conduct the arbitration subject to our approval. You agree that any arbitration will apply Wyoming law. You and we retain the right to seek remedies in small claims court for disputes or claims within that court’s jurisdiction unless such action is transferred, removed, or appealed to a different jurisdiction.
12. Waiver and Severability
No waiver by Trial Lawyers College of any term or condition set out in these Terms of Service shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or a waiver of any other term or condition, and any failure of Us to assert a right or provision under these Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
If any provision of these Terms of Service is held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent such that the remaining provisions of the Terms of Service will continue in full force and effect.
13. Entire Agreement
14. ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP
The materials on this website are provided for informational purposes only. The materials on this website are not intended to be, nor should they be interpreted as legal advice or opinion. The reader should not consider this information to be an invitation to an attorney-client relationship between any users and Content Posters, should not rely on the information presented here for any purpose, and should always seek the legal advice of counsel in the appropriate jurisdiction.
No recipients of content from this website, client or otherwise, should act or refrain from acting based on any content included in this website without seeking appropriate legal or other professional advice.
15. TRANSMISSION OF INFORMATION
Electronic mail or other communications through this site or to any of the lawyers listed herein may not be treated as privileged or confidential. If you choose to contact us or communicate in any way through this website, you should be aware that any information transmitted electronically may not be secure. As such, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you provide us over the web. You understand that any information that you provide us through the website is done at your own risk. That being said, our use of any online payment processing services includes secure encryption to protect sensitive information. Please do not communicate anything other than publicly known facts or general questions. Do not discuss confidential information.
Trial Lawyers College is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website and in doing so adhere to many of the available standards and guidelines.
This website endeavors to conform to level Double-A of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1. These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities. Conformance with these guidelines will help make the web more user-friendly for all people.
This site has been built using code compliant with W3C standards for HTML and CSS. The site displays correctly in current browsers and using standards-compliant HTML/CSS code means any future browsers will also display it correctly.
While strives to adhere to the accepted guidelines and standards for accessibility and usability, it is not always possible to do so in all areas of the website.
We are continually seeking solutions that will bring all areas of the site up to the same level of overall web accessibility. In the meantime, should you experience any difficulty accessing the website, please don’t hesitate to contact us.