A lawyer who performs law-related services, such as the sale of title insurance, must take reasonable measures to assure that a person obtaining the law-related services knows that the services are not legal services and the protections of the client-lawyer relationship do not exist.
Rio Smith is a lawyer admitted to practice law in Wyoming and is subject to this Rule 5.7 promulgated by the Wyoming Supreme Court. By making this disclosure, he is informing you of the following:
If you desire legal services, Mr. Smith will be happy to provide you with referrals to other attorneys. You may also contact the Wyoming State Bar at 307-632-9061 for a referral from its lawyer referral service.
At the closing of a transaction with Summit Title Services, you will be asked to sign a similar disclosure in which you will acknowledge that you received this disclosure, that you understand what it means and that you have had ample opportunity to read it and consult with such legal advisors as you decided were appropriate, if any.
If you have any questions about this disclosure, please ask to discuss them with Mr. Smith.