I have been ordered to participate in the Health Professionals Services Program (HPSP) by the Board of Nursing. Am I required to comply?Nov. 23, 2021

Nurse Stressed Board of Nursing HSPS

By Priscilla Lord, Esq.

If you have a chemical use issue or other health issue that may impact your ability to practice, the short answer is yes.

If you are a licensed healthcare worker, such as a nurse, you have a health licensing board (the Minnesota Board of Nursing) which was created to protect the public's health and safety through regulation of each profession's educational, licensure, and   […]   Read More »

A Client-Focused Law Firm with an Impressive Track Record Oct. 8, 2021

Priscilla Lord and Melissa Heinlein

Chances are that if you're reaching out to law firms, you're in a very stressful situation and not feeling like your usual self. We've seen it hundreds of times in both personal injury and professional license defense cases, and we always respond the same way - with compassion. Our goal is to take as much stress off your plate as possible so you can focus on yourself, on healing,   […]   Read More »

TRIBUTE TO WALTER FREDERICK "FRITZ" MONDALESep. 29, 2021

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Why Vice President Walter Mondale was such a great Minnesota role model.

Mondale was committed to making life better for "The little "Gal" and "Guy."


I first met Walter Mondale in 1958 when I was 16 and he worked for my father, Miles Lord, who at that time was the Minnesota Attorney General. In the late 50's Miles, Walter Mondale, Hubert Humphrey, Eugene McCarthy, Art Naftalin and Orville   […]   Read More »

Congratulations to Law Clerk Emily GullicksonAug. 12, 2021

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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? May. 26, 2021

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.

COVID has   […]   Read More »

Protect your Psychology License with Clear Patient BoundariesMar. 29, 2021

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.

Setting Boundaries When Counseling a Patient/Client

Boundaries are   […]   Read More »

How am I Compensated if I am Injured in a Car Accident?Feb. 25, 2021

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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 MotorcycleJun. 19, 2019

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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 LawyersFeb. 12, 2019

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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 WinterNov. 27, 2018

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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 »

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