Disclaimer and Terms of Use

Disclaimer and Terms of Use

This website is maintained by and on behalf of Dowd and Company, A Professional Corporation, a law firm headquartered in Richmond, Virginia (“Dowd & Company”).

These materials have been prepared by Dowd & Company for informational purposes only and are not legal advice. This information is not intended to create, and receipt of it does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Internet subscribers and online readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel.

This website is not intended to be a source for legal advice, and thus the reader should not rely on any information provided in this website as such. Readers should not consider the information provided to be an invitation for an attorney-client relationship, and should always seek the advice of competent counsel.

Dowd & Company further does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of any other website that the user may access through the Dowd & Company website or which provides links to the Dowd & Company website.

You indicate your willingness to comply with and your understanding of this Disclaimer and Terms of Use by using this website.

These Terms of Use and any dispute arising with respect to the subject matter thereof shall be governed by, and interpreted in accordance with, the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia. By using this site, you consent to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and Federal courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia with regard to any dispute arising from your use of this website.

To the extent required by the Rules of the Virginia State Bar or the Rules of any other State Bar, Dowd & Company designates Debra J.C. Dowd, as the attorney responsible for this website. Any specific questions regarding this Disclaimer and Terms of Use of this website may be directed to Debra@ImmigrationJourney.com.

Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the Dowd & Company website, and reviewing our Privacy Policy. This policy addresses collection, use, security, and access to information that may be obtained through use of the LeClairRyan website.


No user information is collected through cookies on the Dowd & Company website. Should this policy change at some point in the future, Dowd & Company will note that change here.

Information Collected And How It Is Used

If you do nothing during your visit to the Dowd & Company website except browse and download information, the following information about your visit is automatically collected and stored:

  • the Internet domain and IP address from which you accessed our site
  • the type of browser and operating system you used
  • the date and time you visited this site
  • the pages you visited
  • if you linked from another website, the address of that website

This information is used to improve the content of our web service and help us understand how our pages are being used. We regularly analyze this information to improve the value of the materials available on our site.

The information on our web logs is not personally viewable and no attempt is made to link it with individuals that browse our website.

If, during your visit to Dowd & Company, you send an e-mail message, the contents of the message, including audio, video, and graphic information will be collected. We use this information to respond appropriately. This may be to respond to you, to address issues you have raised, to further improve our website, or to forward your message to another agency for appropriate action.

By sending information to us, you are not creating an attorney-client relationship, and no disclosure by you before this firm agrees to represent you will prohibit this firm from representing any person or entity adverse to you.

Public Disclosure

Dowd & Company does not collect personal information, but is subject to the requirements for administering information systems as established by the Virginia Privacy Protection Act, Chapter 26 of Title 2.1 of the Code of Virginia. Pages that appear after you click on a link may be controlled by a different entity whose practices are not under Dowd & Company’s control.