Congratulations to Law Clerk Emily Gullickson

Emily Gullickson

We have had the privilege of working with Ms. Emily Gullickson since January of 2019, when she was in her second semester of her first year of law school at Mitchell Hamline School of Law. Ms. Gullickson's performance as our Law Clerk at Lord + Heinlein has been exemplary, and we want to take this opportunity to highlight her amazing accomplishments.

Ms. Gullickson graduated Summa Cum Laude from Mitchell Hamline School   […]   Read More »

What Can I Do if I Am A Nurse with a Substance Use Disorder?

Nursing License Defense Minnesota

By Priscilla Lord, Esq.

This past year has been a tough one on all of us. The stress and fear of COVID has brought us so many losses as a country: lost jobs, lost apartments and homes, food insecurity, isolation from family and friends, mask wearing, and the death of over 500,000 loved ones. Figuring out how to cope with this onslaught of stressors has been difficult for everyone.

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Protect your Psychology License with Clear Patient Boundaries

Psychologist License Defense

By Priscilla Lord, Esq.

You have been counseling a client for several months and find that you two really hit it off. This client is someone you enjoy being with and you are thinking of becoming friends, or more. STOP! Crossing this boundary with your client is a violation of your practice standards and could be devastating to the health of your client.

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Boundaries are   […]   Read More »

How am I Compensated if I am Injured in a Car Accident?

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By Melissa Heinlein, Esq.

One of the first questions I am asked by clients as a Minneapolis car accident lawyer is how will thier injuries be covered? If you were hurt in a car accident that was not your fault, you likely will have two separate initial claims: No Fault and bodily injury liability.

NO FAULT or "PIP" COVERAGE
No fault, also known   […]   Read More »

How to Purchase and Safely Ride Your Motorcycle

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From our e-newsletter

Whether buying your first motorcycle, upgrading or just interested in a safer ride, keep these safety tips in mind before hitting the road:
Don't buy more bike than you can handle. When shopping for a bike, start with one that fits you. When seated, you should easily be able to rest both feet flat on the ground without having to be on tiptoes. Handlebars and controls   […]   Read More »

Partner Melissa Heinlein named Rising Star by Minnesota Super Lawyers

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Lord + Heinlein is pleased to announce that partner Melissa Heinlein has been selected to the 2019 Minnesota Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high   […]   Read More »

Biking Safely in Winter

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By Melissa Heinlein, Esq.

As winter approaches and the snow begins to blanket the familiar streets, city bicycle commuters must be even more vigilant for their safety as roadways can be slippery and visibility limited. During winter weather conditions, it is more important than ever to bike defensively on city streets. Motorists may be less likely to spot bikers during snow storms and may be unable to stop quickly   […]   Read More »

Should I Obtain Professional Liability Insurance?

Medical Professionals

By Melissa Heinlein, Esq.

I am amazed at how few licensed nurses, social workers, and other licensed professionals obtain and carry a personal professional liability insurance policy. If you are wondering about whether obtaining your own professional liability insurance is worth it, the answer is always a resounding YES! Here are some answers to some frequently asked questions I hear as a professional license defense attorney.

Doesn't my employer   […]   Read More »

Tips for Bicycles and Cars to Safely Share the Road

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By Melissa Heinlein, Esq.

Minneapolis and St. Paul are very bicycle friendly cities. In our world where bicycles and cars often share the same road, key safety measures should be taken to guarantee the safety of all commuters. As drivers we must be mindful of our cycling friends and as bicyclers must also pay attention to the rules of the road. If either vehicle fails to take the rules   […]   Read More »

Minnesota Loses a Legend

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By Priscilla Lord, Esq.

Friends, I am sad to pass along that my friend since college, Diane Sims Page, has passed away from breast cancer. She was a real force for good in this world. She and her husband, Alan Page, have dedicated their lives to family, justice and helping thousands of students of color receive college scholarships derived from the Page Education Foundation.

Diane was a   […]   Read More »

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