We are pleased to announce that J.A. Lindeman & Co. has changed its name to Raphael Bellum PLLC.

Terms of Use and Privacy Statement

Terms of Use and Privacy Statement


Use of this Web site and the materials presented on it is subject to the following terms and conditions.  By using this Web site, you agree to these terms and conditions.

Unless expressly stated otherwise, the terms “Raphael Bellum PLLC” and “the Firm” as used below and on this Web site refer to Raphael Bellum PLLC, a Virginia professional limited liability company.

All of the materials and content presented on the Firm’s Web site have been prepared for general information purposes only, in order to present information about the Firm and its services. This information may or may not be current at any given time, and is subject to change without notice. None of the information presented is or should be understood to be legal advice.

No Attorney-Client Relationship or Provision of Legal Advice

Any use of this Web site or any information communicated by or through it is expressly not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and does not create or constitute such a relationship. An attorney-client relationship with the Firm may be established only after the Firm decides to accept an engagement and enters into a written engagement letter with a client.

No information communicated by or presented through this Web site constitutes, or should be viewed as constituting, legal advice of any sort. Information provided by this Web site is not a substitute for obtaining legal advice from a qualified attorney. No information communicated by or through this Web site is intended as a solicitation.

The transmission of an email message to the Firm or any its attorneys does not create any attorney-client relationship between you and the Firm. Absent an attorney-client relationship between you and the Firm, there is no assurance, and the Firm makes no representation, that any communication or information that you provide us will be privileged or that the Firm will treat it as such. You should not send the Firm any confidential or sensitive information to us without first contacting one of our attorneys and obtaining express prior written instruction or authorization to do so.

Licensing and Bar Membership

The Firm’s attorneys are licensed only in the jurisdictions expressly identified in their individual biographical statements, and no statement contained in any materials presented on this Web site is meant as a representation to the contrary.


Solely for the convenience of visitors to the Firm’s Web site, the Firm may provide links to or accept links from Web sites of other parties. The Firm does not control or maintain the material presented by other persons or entities on such Web sites, and the Firm is not responsible for any content that may be provided on such Web sites.  The inclusion of any link on our Web site does not imply any association or relationship between Raphael Bellum PLLC and either the linked site or the person or entity sponsoring the linked site, nor does it constitute or imply any endorsement, approval or sponsorship of the linked site by Raphael Bellum PLLC.  Any link provided by the Firm to another Web site does not imply any permission or authority to use any protected rights of others reflected in such link.

You agree that you will not link material on our site to another Web site, or associate material in this site with another Web page or materials of any other entity without the Firm’s express prior written consent.  If we permit such a link or association, you must agree to include or link with it this Disclaimers and Terms of Use Web page and to immediately terminate the link, association or framing at our request, unless we otherwise expressly agree.

No Warranty or Liability

The information presented on this Web site is provided “as is” and without any representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied, including without limitation as to suitability, accuracy, reliability, timeliness, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, noninfringement, legality in any jurisdiction, or applicability to any particular situation or matter. The Firm does not represent or warrant that the information on this Web site is or will be always up-to-date, complete, or accurate.  Any representation or warranty that might be otherwise implied is expressly disclaimed.

You agree that we are not liable to you or others, in any way or for any damages of any kind or under any theory, arising from this Web site, any information provided on this Web site, or your access to or use of or in reliance on any information provided on or through this site, including but not limited to liability or damages under contract or tort theories or any damages caused by viruses contained within electronic files of this site or any linked site, regardless of prior notice to us.

Intellectual Property Rights

Unless otherwise noted, all materials, including without limitation images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, and written and other materials that are part of this Web site are protected under copyright laws and are the trademarks, trade dress and/or other intellectual properties owned, controlled or licensed by Raphael Bellum PLLC.  You may download and view material on this Web site for your personal, temporary, non-commercial viewing only.  No part of these materials may otherwise be copied, reproduced, stored, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any form or by any means without first obtaining the express prior written permission of Raphael Bellum PLLC.

Privacy and Security

Unless you specifically provide it to us, the Firm will not collect any personally identifiable information about you as a result of your visiting this Web site. Any personally identifiable information that you do provide to the Firm may be used for the purposes of (1) responding to your inquiries; (2) the maintenance and operation of our Web site; or (3) our own marketing activities. Other than in connection with these purposes or as required by law or expressly authorized by you, the Firm will not provide your personally identifiable information to third parties.

By accessing and using this Web site, you agree that the Firm may collect and use general information about the way in which you use the site, including information that may be tracked through Web traffic statistics and/or measurement programs. We may use this information to identify levels and areas of interest in the Firm and to improve our site. We also may use “cookie” technology.   A cookie is a small amount of data sent by our Web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive that our Web site can read and that helps keep track of how you use this Web site.  If you prefer not to have cookies placed on your computer, your browser should have an option that allows you to turn off the acceptance of cookies.

Although the Firm takes what it believes to be appropriate security precautions to protect the limited personally identifying information disclosed to us on this Web site, we do not guarantee that those precautions will protect against and we expressly disclaim any liability for any loss, misuse, or alteration of your personally identifiable information resulting from your access to or use of the Firm’s Web site.

Raphael Bellum PLLC reserves the right to change this Privacy Statement at any time and without notice.

Additional Disclosures and Information

Descriptions of the Firm, its practice areas, and its attorneys, including attorney biographies, that are provided on this Web site may include descriptions of the Firm’s prior or current client representations in various matters, including without limitation negotiated transactions or adversarial proceedings.  The results achieved in such matters were dependent on their particular facts and other variables, and results in other matters may differ if based on different facts. Nothing in the materials presented on this Web site does or is intended to constitute any assurance of any particular result in new matters that may be handled by the Firm or its attorneys.

This Agreement and any disputes concerning this Web site and the information provided through it shall be governed by Virginia law (without regard to conflicts of law principles), and any proceeding which may arise out of or in connection with this Web site shall be brought solely in a court located in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Raphael Bellum PLLC reserves the right to change these Terms of Use at any time and without notice.

For additional information about this Web site, please contact Aaron Raphael at aaron.raphael@raphaelbellum.com.