Website Terms and Conditions

This website contains attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that this office is deemed to be a debt collector and any information obtained may be used for that purpose. Nothing herein should be construed as an attempt to collect a debt.

Legal Disclaimer

The following is the legal and privacy policy of McAllister, DeTar, Showalter & Walker LLC, hereinafter “the Firm”. By using this site, you are agreeing to the terms set forth below. 

Attorney-Client Relationship

The content of this website is provided by the Firm as courtesy for its users for informational and advertising purposes only. The website is intended to convey general information about the Firm. The information is not intended to be, and should not be considered, legal advice, counseling or opinion. You should not act, or refrain from acting, based upon any of the content contained herein. You should not consider this information to be an invitation to an attorney-client relationship, and should always seek the legal advice of counsel in the appropriate jurisdiction.

Transmission, receipt, review or use of this website in any part and/or contacting any attorney listed on the website by email, fax, letter or voicemail is not intended to solicit or create, and does not constitute or create, an attorney-client relationship between you and the Firm or any attorney of the Firm.  Representation by the Firm (MDSW) is not guaranteed. An attorney-client relationship will not exist until we have reviewed the matter directly with you, agreed to handle the matter, and agreed upon the terms of retention, with a written and signed engagement agreement.

Use of stock photography on this site is used for graphical representation only and may not depict actual attorneys, members of the Firm or clients.

Transmission of Information

Electronic mail or other communications through this site or otherwise to the Firm or any of its lawyers in connection with a matter for which we do not already represent you is done so on a non-confidential and non-privileged basis.

If you choose to contact us through this website, you should be aware that any information transmitted electronically may not be secure.

Legal Warranty

The content of this website contains general information and may not reflect current legal developments. Such content is designed only to give general information on the developments actually covered. It is not 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. Since the law is constantly changing and since the law will vary based on different facts and circumstances, 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 the information in this website.

The Firm does not warrant that the information contained on this website is accurate or complete, and it hereby disclaims any and all liability to any person for any loss or damage caused by errors or omissions contained herein, whether such errors or omissions result from negligence, accident or any other cause. 

Bar Membership

Although this website may be viewed from any of the fifty United States of America and territories, as well as any country, the Firm primarily practices in the State of Maryland. The Firm is organized as a Maryland limited liability company. Attorneys are licensed to practice only in those state and federal courts listed on the attorney’s biographical page. The Firm does not intend to regularly practice law nor give legal advice involving any state or court in which none of our attorneys is licensed to practice. The Firm is not responsible for viewing any material on this site where such material does not comply with all laws and rules of professional ethics of the state in which such person is located.


This website occasionally contains links to other web pages; however, the inclusion of such links does not constitute referrals or endorsements of the linked entities. Links to organizations and governmental agencies are provided as a convenience to our readers. The Firm does not endorse and is not responsible for any third-party content that may be accessed from its website and does not recommend or endorse the use of any third-party’s services. The links are to be accessed at the user’s own risk, and the authors of this website make no representations or warranties about the content of these links.


The Firm assumes no responsibility for computer viruses resulting from use of our website. Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall the Firm be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials in this website, even if the Firm has been advised of the possibility of such damages.


You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Firm and its members, managers, officers, employees, agents and the assigns of same, from and against any and all loss, costs, expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses), claims, damages and liabilities related to or associated with your use of the web site and any violation of these Terms and Conditions by you.


By accessing this website, you agree that any disputes or matters arising out of or related to your viewing or use of this website shall be governed under the laws of the State of Maryland without regard to the conflict of laws.

To the extent the rules or regulations of any state require us to designate an attorney and principal office responsible for this website, the responsible attorney and principal office are: Ryan D. Showalter, McAllister, DeTar, Showalter & Walker, 100 N. West Street, Easton, Maryland 21601, (410) 820-0259, [email protected].


The Firm may change these policies at any time without written notice. The changes will become effective upon posting of the changes to the website.

Last Update

These Terms and Conditions were last updated on May 15, 2017.

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