New name. New look. New website.

Join us in celebrating our new name, new branding and our new responsive website.


Lord & Associates is now Lord + Heinlein in recognition of the valuable contributions of attorney Melissa Heinlein.

Our new logo and branding better reflect who we are while reinforcing our role as your powerful legal voice.
And, our new mobile-friendly website makes it   […]   Read More »

Ways a Personal Injury Attorney Can Help You

Lawyer-and-Accident-VictimMost people hope they will never need the assistance of an attorney. Most people do not like to admit that there are some things that they are unable to do themselves. Unfortunately, fighting with an uncooperative insurance company is one of those things that is very difficult, if not impossible, to do on your own. If you   […]   Read More »

Frequently Asked Questions about Dog Bite Law


Did you know that approximately 4.7 million people are bitten by dogs each year in the U.S.? Although dogs are often viewed as mans best friend, they can also be dangerous animals. If you or a loved one has been seriously injured by a dog bite, it is important to consult   […]   Read More »

Dos and Don'ts of Hiring an Accident Attorney

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When hiring a Minneapolis accident attorney, there is a lot to consider. You want someone you can trust who can give you the representation you deserve. Here are few dos and donts to help you make the right decision.

Do hire an attorney. Whether you have been injured by a medical device, a car accident,   […]   Read More »

The Difference between Mediation and Arbitration

Mediation and arbitration are similar situations in which a neutral third person is brought in to preside over a legal dispute and bring the disputing parties to an acceptable agreement outside of court. We at Lord & Associates can understand why the two can be confusing to those not familiar with these two methods of settlement involving legal issues. But that's why we're here: To give you a better understanding and   […]   Read More »

Ways to Cope With Anxiety or Depression after Your Accident

Unfortunately, accidents are a common occurrence in life. Accidents happen daily, whether as a result of motor vehicle , falls, or mistakes. Often times, people are able to recover from these accidents and move on with their lives. However, those who have suffered a great deal of pain or have been unable to work for a long period of time are more likely to experience anxiety and depression after an accident,   […]   Read More »

What Should You Do after an Auto Accident?

Nobody leaves the house in the morning thinking that they are going to get into an accident. However, we all know that accidents do happen and it's what you do after the accident that can change your life. If an accident occurs, you should be sure to call a car accident lawyer in Minneapolis immediately. Here are 3 other things that you need to do that can make your life easier going   […]   Read More »

What Should You Do after a Motorcycle Accident?

There are many different safety precautions that motorcyclists have to take that regular car drivers may not have to think about. We at Lord & Associates know that nobody leaves their home in the morning thinking that they will get in a motorcycle accident. However, we also know that it happens. If it does, here are 5 things that your personal injury lawyer in Minneapolis, MN thinks you should do afterwards to   […]   Read More »

What Is a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Being injured in an accident can be distressing. Often, you are left physically, emotionally, and psychologically traumatized. Knowing the law, and what it can do for you, is crucial to get the right compensation and pay the medical bills, if any, associated with your injury. Because the offender can sometimes refuse to resolve the matter in an amicable manner, it is recommended that you contact a lawyer to assist you in   […]   Read More »

Steps You Should Take after a Dog Bite

As Minneapolis personal injury lawyers, we deal with a lot of people who have been attacked by dogs. They might be considered man's best friend, but it can feel like a strange relationship when you are on the victim end of a dog attack. If you are ever bit by someone else's dog, then we   […]   Read More »