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February 3, 2014

Social Media and Criminal Law – What Victims and Witnesses Need to Know

It’s no secret that social media has recently become a huge part of society. These days, social media users are tied into virtually everything –even the law. Government investigations and criminal litigation have turned to social media for a variety of reasons. Continue reading to learn what victims and witnesses […]
January 20, 2014

Meet the O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss Family Law Team

When it comes to family law- whether it be custody disputes, divorce, adoptions, and more – you want a legal team that puts your family first. The Family Law team at O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss does just that.  So who’s on the team? Meet the Team Tracy Lyson is an […]
January 17, 2014

Collaborative Law Changes Divorce in the Fargo Moorhead Area

O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss is excited to announce that Tracy Lyson is now trained to practice Collaborative Law.  Tracy is known for always putting the best interest of her clients and their family members first, and that is why she and collaborative practice make the perfect fit. She, as well […]
January 8, 2014

Top Signs you need a Criminal Defense Attorney

Being charged with a crime is a nerve-racking and stressful time for you and those around you. In many instances, a criminal defense attorney is hired to represent those who have been charged with a crime. If you aren’t sure if you should hire a criminal defense attorney for your […]
January 7, 2014

Tim O’Keeffe Named Top 100 Lawyer

Tim O’Keeffe Named Top 100 Lawyer   Tim O’Keeffe, a founding partner of the O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss law firm in Fargo, has been named as a Top 100 Trial lawyer by a recognized and respected organization – National Trial Lawyers. O’Keeffe has earned this prestigious honor annually since 2008. […]
January 2, 2014

O’Brien Lindbo Named Top 100 Trial Lawyers by National Trial Lawyers

Tatum O’Brien Lindbo, a partner of the O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss law firm in Fargo, has been named as a Top 100 Trial lawyer by a recognized and respected organization – National Trial Lawyers. Her practice area focuses on criminal defense, personal injury and trials. What is National Trial Lawyers? […]
December 31, 2013

Custody Disputes and Mediation: Things You Need to Consider

Divorce and break-ups are difficult. For those going through this time, whether it be a relationship break up or a marriage, this gets even more difficult for those with children. Many couples are faced with custody disputes. Part of the process is mediation between the parents. In North Dakota, if […]
December 18, 2013

Tatum O’Brien Lindbo Named As Super Lawyer

Tatum O’Brien Lindbo of the O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss law firm of Fargo has been recognized as a Super Lawyer by a prestigious organization. A partner in the firm, O’Brien Lindbo practices in the areas of criminal defense and personal injury. She received this honor from the nationally known Super […]
December 16, 2013

Bob Stroup Named As Super Lawyer

Robert L. Stroup II of the O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss law firm of Fargo has been recognized as a Super Lawyer by a prestigious organization. Stroup practices in the areas of real estate law. He received this honor from the nationally known Super Lawyers publication and has received it many […]
December 12, 2013

Selling a Business? Hiring an Attorney is in Your Best Interest

December 5, 2013

How is Paternity Established in North Dakota?

Paternity is defined as the legal admission of a man being the father and holding responsibility to a child.  There are a number of benefits to establishing paternity including financial support from both a mother and father, visitation rights, and a larger family for the child. There are a few […]
December 2, 2013

Learn About Mergers and Acquisitions: The Basics

Mergers and Acquisitions play a huge part in the world of corporate finance. These events happen on a regular basis and can have a lasting impact on the companies involved. When investing, or thinking of starting to invest, it is important to understand what a Merger or Acquisition is, and […]
November 27, 2013

Been Hurt on the Job? What to do Next

If you have been injured on the job, don’t just ignore it.  It doesn’t matter if the injury is big or small. At the first sign of a work place injury, you need to take the right actions in order to protect yourself from consequences later on. Document. It is […]
November 15, 2013
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Who is Responsible for Car Accidents in Icy Conditions?

October 30, 2013

Tim O’Keeffe of O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss Attorneys Attends TAGLaw’s International Conference in Munich

O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss Attorneys’ legal alliance, TAGLaw®, recently held its 29th international conference from October 21st through 23rd in Munich. In attendance at the conference was O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss Attorneys partner, Tim O’Keeffe. The conference provides TAGLaw members various networking opportunities and group breakout sessions, TAGLaw members attended […]
October 25, 2013

Morgan Reinke Joins O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss as Their Newest Attorney

O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss is excited to introduce our newest attorney, Morgan Reinke. She may be our newest attorney, but this isn’t her first experience working with the O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss team as she was previously a law clerk for the firm. We’re proud to have Morgan return to […]
October 24, 2013

Minnesota DWI Laws – The Effect of Brooks and McNeely on DUI/DWI Cases

In April, the McNeely decision meant that law enforcement around the nation will have to at least consider obtaining a search warrant prior to administering a chemical test for intoxication. This change may have a direct effect on those who are currently facing DWI and DUI charges – especially those […]
October 15, 2013

Meet Jeff Gunkelman, O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss’s Newest Attorney

O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss is proud to announce the newest member of our team, Jeff Gunkelman. Jeff is an excellent attorney who focuses on matters pertaining to small business, real estate and personal estate planning. The O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss team is excited to have Jeff join our team of […]
October 10, 2013

Levaquin is Linked to Tendon Ruptures. Do you have a Personal Injury Case?

Levaquin is a widely prescribed antibiotic that was commonly used as a treatment for serious bacterial infections or infections that were unresponsive to other medications. However, in 2010 there were more than 700 reported cases of Levaquin tendon ruptures, including to the Achilles heel and rotatory cuff. These 700 cases […]
September 25, 2013

Avoid Illness or Wrongful Death by Checking Your Medicine Cabinet

According to a study, deaths caused by medical error and adverse drug reactions are estimated to account for a total of 204,000 deaths annually.  And figures from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal that drug fatalities are a trend that appear to be on the rise. As a […]
September 24, 2013

Do you need a Criminal Defense Attorney?

For most people, dealing with the law can be scary, unknown territory. Many find themselves asking the question, “Do I need a criminal defense attorney?” The truth is that if you are asking yourself that question, you at least owe it to yourself to speak with one. What types of […]
September 10, 2013

The Six Most Common Business Law Mistakes You May Be Making

Business owners have a lot of responsibilities – they have to delegate responsibilities, promote the company, manage the administrative duties – the list goes on. The last thing that any of them have is extra time. When a business finds itself in legal trouble, they need a lot of time […]
August 28, 2013

LLC vs. Corporation. Which is right for your business?

There is a lot to consider when starting a business. While deciding if you will be a Limited Liability Company (LLC) or a corporation (Inc.) may seem complicated, it is a very important decision that will have a significant impact in the future. LLCs are fairly new as they started […]
August 23, 2013

Have you been in a car accident? What you need to know about whiplash.

If you haven’t been in a driving accident, consider yourself very lucky. According to the National Highway Traffic Administration, car accidents happen every minute of the day. In fact, summed up on a yearly basis, there are 5.25 million driving accidents per year. Unfortunately, injuries ranging from minor to severe are […]
August 13, 2013

Get to Know the O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss Litigation Team

General Litigation encompasses a variety of claims including personal injury, employment, business contract disputes, and the list goes on. As someone going through the litigation process, you want to work with an experienced team that you can trust. The Litigation Team at O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss is exactly that. Meet […]
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