Should I Bring My Young Child Along to the Dog Park?Jun. 15, 2022

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Things to Consider Before Bringing Young Children to the Dog Park

By Priscilla Lord, Esq.

Just like Minnesota has some of the most beautiful state parks and trails, the Twin Cities and surrounding areas have some excellent dog parks. I know there are plenty of tough Minnesotans out there who take their pups to the parks all winter long, but for many of us (including   […]   Read More »

What Does My No-Fault Car Insurance Cover? | No-Fault Series, Part 2: Wage Loss BenefitsJun. 1, 2022

What Does My No-Fault Car Insurance Cover?

What Does My No-Fault Car Insurance Cover?

No-Fault Series, Part 2: Wage Loss Benefits

By Melissa Heinlein, Esq.

Welcome to part two of our four part series about no-fault automobile benefits. Today we are answering the commonly asked question: who covers my wage loss if I miss work because of a car accident?

When you've been injured in a car accident that was not your fault, life's biggest stressors collide.   […]   Read More »

How to Purchase and Safely Ride Your MotorcycleMay. 17, 2022

Tips for Safely Riding Motorcycle Minnesota

Things to Consider When Purchasing Your Motorcycle and Tips for Motorcycle Road Safety

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   […]   Read More »

Who pays my medical bills if I'm injured in a car accident? | No-Fault Series, Part 1: Medical BillsMay. 3, 2022

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If I am injured in a car accident in Minnesota, who will pay my medical bills?

No-Fault Series, Part 1: Medical Bills 

By Melissa Heinlein, Esq.

Most of my clients that have been injured in a car accident have a lot of questions about how their initial medical bills are going to be paid and how the insurance process works. This is part 1 of a 4 part   […]   Read More »

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

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? 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 »

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