Kathleen Flynn Peterson

Partner

Helping people overcome loss, pain, and grief is the purpose of my professional life.  I understand how hard it can be to trust again after the kind of harms my clients suffer and I recognize the courage it takes to try and move on. Each family and case I have leaves an indelible mark on my heart. I consider it a privilege to help those I represent tell their story, find a measure of justice, and secure their future.

Experience

Kathleen Flynn Peterson is devoted to providing advocacy for people dealing with pain, suffering and loss. As a former registered nurse, Kathleen understands that providing the best possible care requires speaking up for patients’ needs and speaking out against institutional problems in the medical system. Kathleen advocates against health care injustices by focusing on representing individuals and families who experience injury or death as a result of medical negligence.  Her medical/legal background, along with a commitment to courtroom excellence and a deep dedication to her clients and their families, allows Kathleen to make an important difference in the lives of the clients she represents. Kathleen’s exceptional advocacy is in all areas of medical negligence with a particular emphasis on babies born with birth injuries, birth trauma, cerebral palsy, and other medical injuries.

As a result of her outstanding advocacy, Kathleen was selected for membership in many prestigious, invitation-only trial lawyer organizations and serves as a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the American Board of Trial Attorneys, the International Society of Barristers, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, and the American Bar Foundation. She also is certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the Civil Litigation Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association and is a frequent, sought-after speaker and lecturer on trial litigation strategies.

Kathleen has been an active member of the Minnesota Association for Justice, serving as their past president, and the American Association for Justice, formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the nation’s largest plaintiffs trial bar. In 2007, Kathleen served as the national president of this organization. She has been a member of their Board of Governors for 29 years, has served multiple terms on their Executive Committee, as well as chairing the organization’s educational arm for several terms. In 1999, she was honored with the association’s prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.

Her leadership skills in navigating birth, labor, and delivery cases has led to numerous recognitions and awards for her contributions to the legal profession. Kathleen has been consistently recognized by Minnesota Super Lawyers since 2003, and was named a Top 10 Minnesota Super Lawyer (2017-2018) and a Top 50 Women Minnesota Super Lawyer (2010-2018).  She has also been named one of 500 Leading Lawyers in America by Lawdragon (2005-2018) and one of the Top 250 Women in Litigation by Benchmark Litigation (2013-2014, 2018). Kathleen was also named to Minnesota Lawyer’s  2015 “Circle of Excellence,” honoring the multiple years the publication has named her an “Attorney of the Year.”

Proud of the work she has done standing by the side of those who need her help to receive justice, Kathleen takes great pride in her family. Married to her husband Steve for 39 years, Kathleen is a mother to two grown sons and grandmother of two grandchildren. She considers her roles as a daughter, wife, mother, and grandmother among her greatest achievements. Kathleen has also devoted countless hours to the broader community through her work as a legal educator and leader and as a board member of Minneapolis’ Children’s Theatre Company.

 

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • Arizona
  • North Dakota
  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Minnesota

Selected Case Results

Kathleen settled a claim for a woman who suffered loss of significant portions of all four limbs. The case settled for $18 million.

Represented a 51-year-old woman who suffered a catastrophic brain injury following a failed tracheostomy procedure. The woman had undergone surgery at a Minnesota hospital to repair a brain hemorrhage, which was by all accounts successful though she still required ventilatory support for breathing. About a week after the surgery, doctors in the hospital performed a procedure called a bedside percutaneous tracheostomy to allow for longer-term ventilator support while the woman recovered. During the procedure a large artery in the woman’s neck was severely damaged, leading to massive loss of blood and a global brain injury. She is left catastrophically impaired, blind and totally dependent on others for round-the-clock care. The case settled for $9.5 million.

Obtained a settlement for a three-year-old child who suffered a hypoxic brain injury during her birth. When labor stalled, the obstetrician made repeated attempts at a vacuum delivery. When these attempts failed, instead of ordering an immediate C-section, the obstetrician had the exhausted mother continue to push for another 30 minutes. During this time, the baby’s heart rate continued to drop and she was born in distress. An MRI confirmed that she had suffered a hypoxic brain injury which resulted in cerebral palsy, permanent neurological injuries, and developmental delays. This North Dakota case settled at mediation for $5.6 million, an amount that will allow the child’s parents to provide the care this child will require for the rest of her life.

Kathleen settled a medical negligence case involving a Midwest hospital, wherein the released parties’ alleged care and treatment of a mother during labor and delivery resulted in developmental delays and cerebral palsy for their child. The case settled for $4.25 million.

Obtained a $1.25 million settlement for a now 69-year-old Minnesota woman who experienced a severe massive intracranial hemorrhage on the left side of her brain. Once the hemorrhage was identified the defendant neurosurgeon failed to remove most of it because he operated on the wrong side of the brain. Defendant doctor denied any wrong doing. The client experienced bilateral ataxia (lack of voluntary coordination of muscle movement), bilateral dysmetria (lack of coordination and inability to gauge distance leading to “overshooting” and “undershooting” the intended position), balance and walking difficulties, and partial dysarthria (difficulty articulating words) because the defendant doctor failed to remove the hemorrhage timely and injured healthy brain tissue when the doctor was operating on the wrong side of the brain. Defendant doctor argued that our client’s deficits would have been the same because the severe hemorrhage caused our client’s deficits and they were not caused by the doctor.

Kathleen achieved a $500,000 settlement for a 46-year-old woman and her husband following a 31-month delay in diagnosing our client’s endometrial cancer. Our client was diagnosed with a genetic condition that increased the likelihood of her developing endometrial cancer. Because of that diagnosis she elected to have her uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries removed to reduce the likelihood of developing endometrial cancer. Tissue from the uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries were sent to pathology to diagnose potential cancer following their removal. Endometrial cancer was present in the tissue submitted to the pathologist but the pathologist failed to diagnose it, resulting in a delay in diagnosing our client’s cancer. The Defendant argued the pathologist’s failure to diagnose the endometrial cancer did not change our client’s prognosis or course of cancer treatment.

Represented a 43-year-old woman who suffered a catastrophic injury after what should have been a relatively simple surgical procedure. The woman lost all use of her dominant arm, developed an unrelentingly painful nerve disorder, and was forced to withdraw from her Ph.D. program at the University of Minnesota. The case was settled for $5.075 million.

Client v. Gene Kirkpatrick The District Court, East Central Judicial District in North Dakota, issued an opinion on July 8 in a civil action for damages for wrongful death, ordering judgments of $4,406,139.50 as compensation for economic damages, $5 million as compensation for non-economic damages and the maximum $250,000 for exemplary damages. The family of Dr. Philip Gattuso of Fargo, N.D., who was killed in October 2009, had sought damages in the civil action following the July 2011 conviction of conspiracy to murder and life sentencing of the defendant, Gene Kirkpatrick, of Jones, Okla. Kirkpatrick had arranged for his son-in-law, Dr. Gattuso, to be killed following the death of his daughter Valerie, Dr. Gattuso’s wife, to attempt custody of their young daughter. Valerie Gattuso had passed away in March 2009 following complications from surgery. We also represented the Gattuso family in that medical malpractice lawsuit, which had settled confidentially.

Kathleen obtained a $2,500,000 settlement in a medical malpractice case involving the survival action and death of a young woman.

Kathleen represented the family of a 36-year-old wife and mother who died due to the negligence of Monticello Big Lake Community Hospital, now New River Medical Center and obtained a $4,623,924 verdict on their behalf. Kathleen brought suit against the hospital on behalf of the woman’s surviving child and husband in an effort to help them rebuild their lives after their devastating loss. The money the jury awarded will allow the father to continue to provide his child with the care and comfort they need following their mother’s death.

Kathleen’s client suffered permanent, life-changing injuries because her doctor and medical clinic failed to property treat her seizures, which she developed following an angiogram procedure. EEGs confirmed the presence of seizure activity and her client developed increasing confusion and cognitive impairment. While under the care of her original doctor and clinic the seizure activity never stopped. The correct diagnosis of non-convulsive status epilepticus finally occurred after our client’s care was transferred to Mayo Clinic, and only then were her seizures controlled. By that time, her client’s continuing cognitive impairment prevented her from returning to her specialized professional employment. Kathleen obtained a $4,000,000 settlement for the client to replace her significant lost income and cover the ongoing medical and rehabilitative care she will need the rest of her life.

An otherwise healthy baby suffered severe and permanent neurological damage when a hospital and nurse/midwife made the decision to let his mother’s labor continue in a manner which injured the baby. The baby’s many physical and developmental special needs require round-the-clock care, adaptive equipment and a team of medical, educational and rehabilitative specialists. The $4.5 million settlement Kathleen obtained for the baby will allow him to be cared for through his life in manner which meets his complex needs and, additionally, reimburses state and private insurers for prior contributions to his care.

A hospital and clinic caused life-altering injuries to a newborn by failing to properly monitor fetal status and failing to perform a c-section delivery in a timely manner. The baby suffered severe perinatal asphyxia ischemic encephalopathy resulting in lifelong disability. Kathleen obtained a $3.7 million settlement that ensures the baby’s extraordinary needs for ongoing medical care and expenses for equipment and special services can be met.

Because of a hospital’s failure to properly monitor fetal status and perform a cesarean section in a timely fashion, a baby girl suffered severe and permanent neurological damage. The severity of her injuries means she will never be able to support herself or be capable of self-care. The $5 million settlement obtained on the baby’s behalf allows her family to provide her the close supervision and significant supportive care her medical condition requires, while paying back state agencies for prior necessary help they provided.

Kathleen’s client suffered permanent neurological damage because her care providers missed an aneurysm on her CT scan. Left untreated, the aneurysm ruptured after our client left the hospital, causing multiple complex problems including strokes and paralysis. The client and her husband received a $1.2 million settlement to help our client access needed ongoing care.

Kathleen represented the family of a 44-year-old man who died after the hospital he went to for treatment failed to diagnose and treat his pulmonary embolism. His family used some of the proceeds of the $1.7 million settlement obtained to purchase a permanent home, protecting them from the financial uncertainty caused by the untimely death of their husband and father.

A baby left with untreated jaundice suffered profound neurological injuries including Cerebral Palsy, quadriplegia and other delays. As a consequence, he will be care-dependent for life. A $1.7 million settlement obtained on his behalf provides for his future complex care needs while also paying back state agencies and private insurers for prior care contributions.

A 49-year-old father sought treatment for chest pains and related symptoms. He was released from care with no diagnosis or directions for further care. He died the next day and the cause of death was determined to be heart disease. Kathleen obtained a $1.475 million settlement to help care for the man’s surviving wife and provide education expenses for his surviving children.

Medical negligence occurring during the delivery of a baby boy caused cerebral palsy and other profound injuries. As a result the boy will never live independently and will always require significant medical and rehabilitative interventions. The $1.45 million settlement obtained on his behalf allows his parents to continue caring for their son at home and also allowed them to modify their home to make it handicapped accessible. In addition, the settlement reimbursed the state for funds it provided to help care for the child.

A 37-year-old father of three died after he was misdiagnosed with bronchitis while having a heart attack. Kathleen obtained a $2 million to provide the ongoing needs of his surviving wife and children.

A baby girl suffered irreversible neurological damage when the doctor and hospital involved in her delivery confused the baby’s heart-rate with her mother’s, leading to decision not to perform C-section. The $2 million settlement obtained allows the girl to remain under the care of her parents and receive the specialized services her complex medical condition requires.

The failure to properly treat a mother’s gestational diabetes during delivery caused a baby to suffer profound, life-changing injuries. Kathleen obtained a $2.2 million settlement which provides for the girl’s highly specialized care needs.

*Past results are reported to provide the reader with an indication of the type of litigation we practice. They do not and should not be construed to create an expectation of result in any other case, as all cases are dependent upon their own unique fact situation and applicable law.

Case results before 2019 were obtained while Kathleen was at her former firm.

Recognition

  • Named to Lawdragon Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers Hall of Fame (2019)
  • Named to the Lawdragon Hall of Fame (2019)
  • Named one of 500 Leading Lawyers in America, Lawdragon (2005-2018)
  • Named one of the Top 250 Women in Litigation, Benchmark Litigation (2013-2014, 2018)
  • Named a Plaintiffs’ Trial Trailblazer, The National Law Journal (2018)
  • Named a “Top 50 Women Minnesota Super Lawyer” Super Lawyers (2010-2019)
  • Named a “Top 10 Minnesota Super Lawyer” Super Lawyers (2017-2019)
  • Named a “Minnesota Super Lawyer” Super Lawyers (2003-2019)
  • Recipient of the “Myra Bradwell Award” Minnesota Women Lawyers (2017)
  • Named a Litigation Star Benchmark Litigation (2011-2017, 2019 editions)
  • Named a “Woman Worth Watching” Profiles in Diversity Journal (2016)
  • Named to the Circle of Excellence Minnesota Lawyer, honoring the multiple years the publication has named her an “Attorney of the Year.” (2007, 2010, 2015)
  • Named an Attorney of the Year Minnesota Lawyer (2007, 2010, 2015)
  • Selected as one of the “Nation’s Top One Percent” National Association of Distinguished Counsel (2015)
  • Named a “Top 100 Minnesota Super Lawyer” Super Lawyers (2010-2014)
  • Recipient of the “Marie Lambert Award” American Association for Justice Women’s Trial Lawyer Caucus (2013)
  • Named Minneapolis Plaintiffs Law Lawyer of the Year Best Lawyers (2012 and 2019)
  • Named Minneapolis Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year Best Lawyers (2010)
  • Named a “Top 100 Women Super Lawyer” Super Lawyers (2005-2009)
  • Named as one of the Most Influential Women Lawyers National Law Journal (2007)
  • Named as one of the 3000 Leading Plaintiffs’ Lawyers in America Lawdragon (2007)
  • Named as one of the 25 Women Industry Leaders Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal (2006)
  • Recipient of the 2006 ATLA Joe Tonahill Award Association of Trial Lawyers of America (2006)
  • Listed as Leading Minnesota Attorney in Medical Malpractice as Selected by Peers American Research Corporation, Law & Leading Attorney Guidebook
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America Continuously for more than 15 years (1995-present)
  • Kunshe Award Great Plains Organization for Perinatal Health Care (May 1995)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award Association of Trial Lawyers of America (July 1999)
  • Distinguished Alumni Award Kennedy High School (May 2003)
  • Who’s Who in American Law (1987-1988)

**Being named to the list or receiving the award is not intended and should not be viewed as comparative to other lawyers or to create an expectation about results that might be achieved in a future matter.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • International Society of Barristers, Fellow
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow: Regent (2016-Present): Chair of the Minnesota State Committee (2010-2011)
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers, Fellow; Member of the Board of Directors; Chair of the Admissions Committee
  • American Association for Justice (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America) Past-President, member of the Executive Committee (1997-2008), Birth Trauma Litigation Group (1992-present), Co-chair (1993-1995), Medical Negligence and Professional Negligence Sections
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Nominating Committee (2010), Trial Competition Committee (2009-2010), Professional Negligence Advisory Committee (1990-1991), Vice-chair (1996-1998)
  • Minnesota Association for Justice (formerly Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association), President (1995), Officer and Member of Executive Committee Secretary (1991)
  • Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Governors (June 1987-present)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Member, Minnesota Chapter President (2005-2006)
  • American Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Academy of Certified Trial Lawyers of Minnesota
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers
  • Pan – European Organization of Personal Injury Lawyers
  • Hennepin County Bar Association, Medical Legal Committee, Chair (1987-1990)
  • Great Plains Organization for Perinatal Health Care, President (1992-1993), Board of Directors (May 1986-1993)
  • American Society of Law and Medicine Program, Committee on Nursing and the Law (March 1984)
  • HealthOne, Home Health Plus, Board of Directors (1984-1987)

Community Service

  • The National Center for Victims of Crime, Board of Directors (2010)
  • William Mitchell College of Law, Board of Trustees (2004-2013)
  • RAND Institute for Civil Justice, Board of Overseers (2007-2016)
  • National Association to Prevent Sexual Abuse of Children (NAPSAC), Board Member (2008)
  • Children’s Theatre Company, Board of Governors (2000-2006)
  • Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi Foundation for Children, Board of Directors (1999-2018)
  • KIDS Club, Edina, MN, President, Advisory Council (1990-1991), Member (1989-1992)

Articles

  • Claims Allege Failure to Diagnose and Treat Post-Surgical Peritonitis Physician Risk Management (January 16, 2014)
  • When Fire Strikes the Surgical Suite Minnesota Lawyer (November 11, 2013)
  • Blogging, Friending, and Tweets Attorney at Law Magazine (February 1, 2013)
  • A Perspective from Medical Malpractice Plaintiff Attorneys Professionalism in Medicine: A Case-Based Guide for Medical Students, edited by John Spandorfer, Charles A. Pohl, Susan L. Rattner and Thomas J. Nasca, 209-210. (January 13, 2010)
  • Enhanced Persuasion: Effective Use of Demonstrative Evidence at Trial The Advocate (January 13, 2010)
  • Nursing Negligence Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P. (October 17, 2006)
  • The Loss that Endures TRIAL (June 30, 2005)

Speeches

  • Jurors Live: Pulling Back the Curtain, Robins Kaplan LLP Trial Advocacy Seminar, Minneapolis, Minnesota (October 9, 2018)
  • Masters in Trial: A Trial Demonstration from Opening Statement through Jury Deliberation, American Board of Trial Advocates, Des Moines, Iowa (May 19, 2017)
  • Becoming a Better Advocate, Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, Eureka Springs, Arkansas (April 2016)
  • A Mindful Approach to Advocacy, Robins Kaplan LLP Trial Advocacy Seminar, Minneapolis, Minnesota (October 6, 2015)
  • Becoming a Better Advocate, American Association for Justice, Montreal, Canada (July 2015)
  • Liars and the Lies They Tell, American Association for Justice, Montreal, Canada (July 2015)
  • Total Electronic Fetal Monitoring Immersion Seminar, Faculty, American Association for Justice, Washington, D.C. (June 2015)
  • Becoming a Better Advocate, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, White Sulfur Springs, West Virginia (March 28, 2015)
  • Once an Adult, Twice a Child: Protecting Elderly from Abuse & Financial Exploitation, The National Center for Victims of Crime 2013 National Conference, Phoenix, Arizona (September 9, 2013)
  • Nothing is Lost (but sometimes hidden) in Cyberspace: The Role of Social Media and Social Networking Sites in Litigation, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 48th Annual Institute, Indianapolis, IN (November 2012)
  • The Role of Social Media and Social Networking Sites in Litigation, Kansas Association for Justice, 2012 Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO (November 2012)
  • Reality Story Development and Focus Groups, Minnesota Association for Justice, 2012 Summer Convention, Alexandria, MN (August 2012)
  • Social Media – Considerations for Today’s Trial Lawyer, Montana Trial Lawyers Association, 2012 Summer Convention, Big Sky, MT (August 2012)
  • Closing Argument, American Association for JusticeAnnual Convention, Trial Advocacy Track (July 2012)
  • Social Media – Considerations for Today’s Trial Lawyer, North Dakota Association for Justice2012 Annual Spring Seminar (May 2012)
  • Invisible Injury – The Loss that Endures, South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association, Spring Seminar, Sioux Falls, SD (May 2012)
  • The Loss that Endures, Minnesota Association for Justice, Legends Seminar, Minneapolis, MN (December 2011)
  • Nursing Home Negligence, National Center for Victims of Crime, National Center for Victims of Crime Conference, Washington, DC (June 2011)
  • Ethical Considerations Professionalism and Civility, American Association for Justice, CLE Abroad Seminar in Bali, Thailand, and Cambodia (March 2011)
  • Making the Most of Focus Groups and Trial Consultants in All Your Cases, American Association for Justice, CLE Abroad Seminar in Bali, Thailand, and Cambodia (March 2011)
  • Not Just for Kids: Legal and Business Issues of Social Networking American Association for Justice, CLE Abroad Seminar in Bali, Thailand, and Cambodia (March 2011)
  • PowerPoint Persuasion: Use of Technology in Proving Your Case Stalwarts Hall of Fame Program, American Association for Justice, Annual Convention, Vancouver, BC (July 2010)
  • Gynecological and Obstetrical Injuries to Women, AAJ’s Litigating Medical Negligence and Injured Infant Cases Seminar, Las Vegas, NV (April 2010)
  • Passion in Advocacy, Trial Advocacy Track, AAJ Midwinter Convention, Maui, HI (February 2010)
  • When You Have to Choose…Avoiding Conflicts and Other Ethical Dilemmas, Wisconsin Association for Justice, Wisconsin Dells, WI (September 2009)
  • Master’s Panel, Consumer Attorney’s Association of Los Angeles (September 2009)
  • Demonstrative Evidence, Minnesota State Bar (June 2009)
  • Effective Use of Demonstrative Evidence at Trial Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association, Laramie, WY (June 2009)
  • Leadership and Management Engagement: Key Components of a Successful Woman’s Initiative Ark Group/WomenLegal Magazine, New York, NY (April 2009)
  • Developing the Damage Case for the Plaintiff: Use of Demonstrative Evidence, American Law Institute/ American Bar Association 22nd Annual ALI-ABA Course of Study, Litigating Medical Malpractice Claims, San Diego, CA (February 2008)
  • Dealing with Medical Experts, Alabama Association for Justice, Mid-Winter Conference, Birmingham, AL (January 2008)
  • Obstacles to Justice, Louisiana Association for Justice, New Orleans, LA (December 2007)
  • Obstacles to Justice, American Association for Justice, Weekend with the Stars, New York, NY (December 2007)
  • Obstacles to Justice, National Association of Trial Lawyer Executives, Governmental Affairs Conference & Leaders Symposium (November 2007)
  • How to Deal with the Obstructive Attorney During Depositions Consumer Attorneys of California, San Francisco, CA (November 2007)
  • Obstacles to Justice, Kansas Association for Justice, Kansas City, MO (November 2007)
  • The Vanishing Jury Trial, National Association of Subrogation Professionals, New Orleans, LA (November 2007)
  • Obstacles to Justice, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV (September 2007)
  • Obstacles to Justice, Alaska Trial Lawyers, Annual Convention, Talkeetna, AK (September 2007)
  • The Science of Advocacy, Oregon State Trial Lawyers Association, Coeur d’Alene, ID (August 2007)
  • Communication Strategies and the American Association for Justice’s New Direction, South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, Annual Convention, Hilton Head Island, SC (August 2007)
  • Closing Arguments, Minnesota Association for Justice, Annual Convention, Alexandria, MN (August 2007)
  • Resolution Through Persuasion: How to Effectively Move Your Clients Claim to Settlement, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Steamboat Springs, CO (August 2007)
  • Communication Strategies and the American Association for Justice’s New Direction, Washington Trial Lawyers Association, Annual Meeting and Convention, Coeur d’Alene, ID (August 2007)
  • Communication Strategies and the American Association for Justice’s New Direction, Montana Trial Lawyers Association Annual Convention, Poison, MT (July 2007)
  • Leadership in the Law Firm Setting: Marketing, Mentoring, and Partnership Opportunities, American Association for Justice Annual Convention, Chicago, IL (July 2007)
  • Proving the Invisible Injury, Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers Summer Seminar, Egg Harbor, WI (July 2007)
  • Trying Cases in the Age of Tort Reform, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association Annual Convention, Hershey, PA (July 2007)
  • Leadership in the Law Firm Setting: Marketing, Mentoring, and Partnership Opportunities, American Association for Justice, Fort Myers, Florida (April 19, 2007)
  • Proving the Invisible Injury, American Association for Justice, New Jersey, Atlantic City, New Jersey (April 26, 2007)
  • Outside the Comfort Zone: Trying Cases in the Age of Tort Reform American Association for Justice, New York, NY (December 2006)
  • Deciding Which Cases to Prosecute: The Plaintiffs Perspective,” “Juries: How Do They Decide,” “To Settle or Not to Settle: The Plaintiffs View,” Medical Intelligence Corporation, Las Vegas, NV (October 2006)
  • Buying an Umbrella: Rainmaking Strategies for Women, American Trial Lawyers Association, Seattle, Washington (July 16, 2006)
  • Proving the Invisible Injury, Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association, Annual Convention, Memphis, TN (June 2006)
  • Assaults in Healthcare Facilities, National Crime Victim Bar Association, Civil Actions for Criminal Acts Seminar, Washington, D.C. (May 2006)
  • Catastrophically Injured Infant Seminar, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, California (February 2006)
  • Failure to Diagnose Cancer, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 2006 Midwinter Convention, Honolulu, HI (February 2006)
  • Enhancing Persuasion Through the Use of Technology Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 41st Annual Institute, Indianapolis, IN (November 2005)
  • Communicating a Loss: The Use of Technology to Communicate Persuasively to Prove Damages, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Summer Convention (August 2005)
  • Crafting Persuasive Opening Statement, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 2005 Annual Convention, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (July 2005)
  • Enhancing Persuasion Through the Use of Technology Hennepin County Bar Association, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association 2005 Medical Malpractice Conference, Minneapolis, MN (April 2005)
  • Labor Induction Methods, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Catastrophically Injury Infant Cases Seminar, Atlanta, GA (February 2005)
  • Combating the Standard Defenses in Catastrophically Injured Infant Medical Negligence Cases Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 2005 Mid-Winter Convention, with Gil Martin, M.D., Palm Springs, CA (February 2005)
  • Impeachment: High Tech – High Impact, Consumer Attorneys of California, Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA (November 2004)
  • The Effect of Technology-Enhanced Persuasion: The Use of Technology for Demonstrative Evidence at Trial, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Annual Convention Alexandria, MN (August 2004)
  • Medical Negligence, Association of Trial Lawyers of America – 2004 Annual Convention Advocacy Track Lecture and Demonstration, Boston, MA (July 2004)
  • How to Use Technology to Build Your Case and Communicate Damages, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, Major Trial Practice Seminar, Louisville, KY (May 2004)
  • High Tech or Not Tech: How to Present Medical Evidence to the Jury Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, 45th Annual Convention, Justice Under Siege, Richmond, VA (April 2004)
  • Developing the Damage Case for Plaintiff – Use of Demonstrative Evidence, ALI-ABA, Litigating Medical Malpractice Claims, New Orleans, LA (April 2004)
  • Nursing Negligence, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Litigating Catastrophically Injured Infant Cases, Atlanta, GA (February 2004)
  • Maternal Death and Disability: Why I Choose the Cases I Choose and Your Deposition: How Plaintiffs Win! Medical Intelligence Corporation, Birth Injury and the Law X, Las Vegas, NV (October 2003)
  • Stalwarts Program: “Non-Economic Damages: Communicating the Loss,” Association of Trial Lawyers of America, San Francisco, California (July 2003)
  • Advocacy Track -Focus Groups & Mock Trials: Research Tools Lawyers Should Know, Use and Embrace, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, San Francisco, CA (July 2003)
  • Tort Reform – The American Experience, Pan-European Organization of Personal Injury Lawyers Conference, Dublin, Ireland (June 2003)
  • Developing Damages: Proof of Noneconomic Loss Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, Annual Convention & Seminar, Covington, KY (May 2003)
  • How to Use Technology to Build Your Case an Communicate Damages, Civil Justice Foundation, Winning Under Fire Seminar, New Haven, CT (April 2003)
  • Depositions Are the Trial: Get Those Winning Admissions Now California College of Trial Arts, Consumer Attorneys of California, 42nd Annual Convention, Monterey, CA (April 2003)
  • Triage and Tragedy – Negligence in the Emergency Room Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Annual Convention, Maui, HI (February 2003)
  • Confidentiality: Is it Ethical, Hones, Necessary, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education, Settlement Update, Minneapolis, MN (December 2002)
  • Using Technology to Teach the Jury, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 2003 Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA (December 2002)
  • Focus Group, Medical Intelligence Corporation, Birth Injury and the Law IX, Las Vegas, NV (October 2002)
  • Using Technology to Teach the Jury, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Annual Convention, Snowmass, CO (August 2002)
  • High Tech or No High Tech: Using Technology to Teach the Jury Delaware Trial Lawyers Association, Summer Convention, Dewey Beach, DE (June 2002)
  • Developing the Damage Case: Use of Demonstrative Evidence American Bar Association, Litigating Medical Malpractice Claims Seminar, Santa Fe, NM (June 2002)
  • To Tell or Not To Tell – Use of Confidentiality Agreements Minnesota Institute of Legal Education, Medical Malpractice Seminar, Minneapolis, MN (April 2002)
  • OB-Nursing and Hospital Liability Issues, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Birth Trauma Litigation Group, London Seminar, London, England (March 2002)
  • The Art of Case Evaluation, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Litigating Catastrophically Injured Infant Cases, Atlanta, GA (February 2002)
  • Direct and Cross Examination of Key Fact Witnesses at Deposition and Trial, The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, Workhorse Seminar, Tampa, FL (February 2002)
  • Using Technology to Teach the Jury, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Weekend with the Stars, New York, NY (December 2001)
  • New Understanding in Cardiac Disease Cases, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Medical Negligence Seminar, Rohnert Park, CA (October 2001)
  • Non-Economic Loss: How Do We Tell Our Clients’ Stories Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, Annual Convention, Alexandria, MN (August 2001)
  • Developing the Damage Case for the Plaintiff: Use of Demonstrative Evidence, American Law Institute – American Bar Association, Litigating Medical Malpractice Claims, New Orleans, LA (May 2001)
  • Proving Non-Economic Damages, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Weekend with the Stars, New York, NY (December 2000)
  • Proving Causation in Breast Cancer Cases, National College of Advocacy, Medical Negligence: Establishing Causation, Understanding Imagine and Proving Negligence in the Hospital Seminar (October 2000)
  • Cross Examination, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Annual Convention, Chicago, IL (July 2000)
  • What’s New on the Horizon for Cervical Cancer, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Failure to Diagnose & Treat Diseases Seminar, San Francisco, CA (March 2000)
  • Developing the Damage Case for the Plaintiff: Use of Demonstrative Evidence, American Law Institute – American Bar Association, Litigating Medical Malpractice Claims, San Francisco, CA (November 1999)
  • Trial Testimony: Do’s and Don’ts and The Severely Injury Infant: Proven Legal Strategies, Medical Intelligence Corporation, Birth Injury and the Law VI, Las Vegas, NV (November 1999)
  • The Costs to Mother & Child of Decreasing the Number or Delaying the Performance of Cesarean Sections, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Litigating Catastrophically Injured Infant Cases, Phoenix, AZ (February 1999)
  • Focus Groups: How to Test Your Case Without Breaking the Bank Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, How to Value the Personal Injury Case, Minneapolis, MN (November 1998)
  • What are the True Costs Associated with Reducing the Cesarean Section Rate? Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Litigating HMO Cases Seminar, Nashville, TN (September 1998)
  • Strategic Planning: Test Driving Your Case Through Focus Groups, Kentucky Association of Trial Attorneys, 1998 Annual Convention, Louisville, KY (September 1998)
  • Focus Groups: The Key to a Successful Result, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, 1998 Annual Convention, Alexandria, MN (August 1998)
  • High Tech or No Tech: How to Present Medical Evidence to the Jury and Discovery and the Use of Hospital Manuals and Standards Association of Trial Lawyers of American Annual Convention, Washington, D.C. (July 1998)
  • Establishing Standards of Care in Obstetrics and Cutting Costs, Cutting Care: Unearthing Corporate Secrets to Establish Liability in the Managed Care Case, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Ethical & Legal Issues in Obstetric Practice, Rochester, NY (May 1998)
  • Severely Injured Infant: Proven Legal Strategies and Deposition Do’s & Don’ts, Medical Intelligence Corporation, Childbirth Injury and the Law Seminar, Atlanta, GA (April 1998)
  • Everything You Need to Know About Medical Records, Including Reading the Monitoring Strips and Using the Medical Record at Trial, Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, Medicine for Lawyers Seminar, Cleveland, OH (March 1998)
  • Opening Statements, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, Women in Litigation Seminar, Minneapolis, MN (March 1998)
  • Proven Strategies in Successfully Handling Catastrophically Injured Infant Cases; Electronic Fetal Monitoring: What is the State of the Art? and Cutting Costs, Cutting Care; Unearthing Corporate Secrets to Establish Liability in the Managed Care Case, Boston University School of Medicine, 14th Annual Conference on Obstetrics, Gynecology, Prenatal Medicine, Neonatology and the Law, Maui, HI (January 1998)
  • Overcoming Defenses in Obstetrical Negligence Claims, Australian Plaintiff Lawyers Association, 1997 National Conference, Coolum, Queensland, Australia (November 1997)
  • Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education, Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries, Minneapolis, MN (September 1997)
  • Cutting Edge Demonstrative Evidence for Presentation of Fetal Monitoring Strips in Brain Damaged Baby Litigation, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Medical Malpractice Seminar, San Francisco, CA (September 1997)
  • Strategic Planning: Test Driving Your Case through Focus Groups Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Annual Convention, Trial Practice from Start to Finish, Lake Ozark, MO (June 1997)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Catastrophically Injured Infant Seminar, Atlanta, GA (April 1997)
  • Opening Statements, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, Anatomy of Personal Injury Trial Seminar, Minneapolis, MN (March 1997)
  • Overcoming Jury Bias, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, Minneapolis, MN (January 1997)
  • The 10 Things a Jury Should Know To Understand Fetal Monitoring Strips, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Midwinter Convention, Birth Trauma Litigation Group, Boca Raton, FL (January 1997)
  • Evaluating the Medical Malpractice Case, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Midwinter Convention, Professional Negligence Section, Boca Raton, FL (January 1997)
  • Working with Medical Experts; The Development of Medical Proof South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association, Rapid City, SD (September 1996)
  • Suing the System; Negligent Credentialing, Association of Trial Lawyers of America 1996 Annual Convention, Boston, MA (July 1996)
  • Brain Damaged Babies: Winning Strategies for the Damaged Infant Kentucky Association of Trial Lawyers, Medical Malpractice Seminar, Covington, KY (July 1996)
  • Voir Dire through Conversation: Open Ended Voir Dire Questions Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, 1996 Annual Convention, Knoxville, TN (June 1996)
  • The Ins and Outs of Investigating the Health Care Provider Northern Kentucky Bar Association, Personal Injury Seminar, Covington, KY (May 1996)
  • Fetal Monitoring and Obstetrical Management, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Litigating Profoundly Injured Infant Cases, San Diego, CA (May 1996)
  • MTLA/MDLA Ethics Seminar, Fargo, ND (February 1996)
  • Conquering Causation Hurdles in Medical Negligence Cases Association of Trial Lawyers of America: Professional Liability Issues, Pebble Beach, CA (November 1995)
  • Hearsay in Minnesota, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education Evidence Seminar, Minneapolis, MN (November 1995)
  • Winning Your Case Through Depositions, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 1995 Workhorse Seminar, Dallas, TX (September 1995)
  • The Use of Hospital Records to Prove Your Point, Northern Kentucky Bar Association, Personal Injury Seminar, Covington, KY (May 1995)
  • Cross Examining the IME, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, New Jersey Educational Foundation, Boardwalk Seminar 1995, Atlantic City, NJ (March 1995)
  • Strategies of Effectively Communicating Liability, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, New Jersey Educational Foundation, Boardwalk Seminar 1995, Atlantic City, NJ (March 1995)
  • Wrongful Death Damages – Have They Changed? Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association/Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, Minneapolis, MN (February 1995)
  • Assessing Damages in the Personal Injury Case, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Winter Convention, Maui, HI (February 1995)
  • Obstetrical Negligence Cases, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, National College of Advocacy Medical Legal Update, Newport, RI (June 1994)
  • Trial Strategy and Problems of Proof, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, National College of Advocacy, Catastrophically Injured Individual Seminar, Kansas City, MO (May 1994)
  • Seeing is Believing – Getting a Jury to Understand Medical Proof Minnesota State Bar Association, The Upper Midwest Civil Litigation Institute, Minneapolis, MN (December 1993)
  • Client Interviews, Women in Litigation, and Current Defense Strategies in Catastrophically Injured Infant Cases, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA (August 1993)
  • Litigating the Profoundly Injured Infant Case, American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants, 1993 Annual Conference, Chicago, IL (April 1993)
  • Risk Management for Nurses, College of St. Catherine Alumni Education, Minneapolis, MN (February 1993)
  • Minnesota Issues, Answers and Legal Trends, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, Minneapolis, MN (December 1992)
  • Identifying and Proving Hospital Liability, ATLA National College of Advocacy: Catastrophically Injured Infant Seminar, Atlanta, GA (November 1992)
  • Million Dollar Verdicts Seminar, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education, Minneapolis, MN (October 1992)
  • Perinatal Care: Trends, Trials and Transformations, Perinatal Association of Kansas Fourth Annual Conference Kansas City, KS (September 1992)
  • Identifying and Proving Hospital Liability, Association of Trial Lawyers of America Annual Convention, Birth Trauma Litigation Group, Washington, D.C. (July 1992)
  • Case Evaluation, Settlement, ADR and Minitrials, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education, Civil Trial Practice Institute, Minneapolis, MN (June 1992)
  • Risk Management for the Perinatal Practitioner, Ross Laboratories, Midwest Neonatal Directors Seminar, Phoenix, AZ (February 1992)
  • Risk Management for Nurses – A Legal Perspective, Moorhead State University, (January 1992)
  • Dealing with Lost or Missing Evidence, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association: Evidentiary Issues Seminar (December 1991)
  • Nursing Negligence: Litigating the Profoundly Injured Infant Case The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Los Angeles, CA (October 1991)
  • Obstetrical Seminar, The Association of Trial Lawyers of America: Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Keystone, CO (August 1991)
  • Effective Voir Dire, Minnesota CLE: Advanced Advocacy Skills Workshop (June 1991)
  • Medical Malpractice Claims in the 90’s, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education (April 1991)
  • Legal Issues in Maternal Child, Metro Maternal Child Steering Committee Nursing Des Moines, IA (March 1991)
  • Effective Voir Dire, Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers: Cross-Jurisdictional View of Trial Practice & Procedure Seminar (February 1991)
  • Legal Considerations in Fetal Monitoring and Legal Aspects of Perinatal Practice, Creighton University, A Day With The Perinatologist Omaha, NE (October 1990)
  • Effective Videotaped Depositions, The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Workhorse Seminar, Chicago, IL (September 1990)
  • Obstetrics Seminar, Minnesota State Bar Association (May 1990)
  • Effective Demands for Settlement, The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Rising Stars Program (May, 1990)
  • Women in Litigation, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association (April 6, 1990)
  • Medical Malpractice Claims, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education (January 1990)
  • How to Evaluate a Medical Malpractice Claim, Obtain the Expert Witness and Prepare for Trial, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education, Fifth Annual Personal Injury Institute (October 1989)
  • First Annual Workhorse Seminar, The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Chicago, IL (September 1989)
  • How to Prepare the Personal Injury Case, Minnesota State Bar Association (August 1989)
  • Depositions, Minnesota Advocacy Institute (July 1989)
  • The Anatomy of Products Liability Trial, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association/Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association (April 1989)
  • A Risk Management Plan for PHP’s and Serving as an Expert Witness, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates and Practitioners, 10th Annual Nursing Conference on Pediatric Primary Care Orlando, FL (March 1989)
  • Eavesdropping on the Jury, Minnesota State Bar Association, Mock Trial Demonstration (March 1989)
  • Faculty for Jury Trial Advocacy Course, Minnesota Advocacy Institute (February 1989)
  • Professional Liability: The Obstetrical Nurse, Moorhead State University (January 1989)
  • Faculty for Jury Trial Advocacy Course, Minnesota Advocacy Institute (December 1988)
  • Basic Course in Trial Advocacy, The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (October 1988)
  • Legal Documentation and Advanced Practice Nurses Malpractice Insurance, Minnesota Perinatal Organization, 14th Annual Meeting (October 1988)
  • Medical Malpractice: Identifying, Evaluating, Investigating and Pursuing a Medical Malpractice Claim, Minnesota State Bar Association, The 1988 Tort Law Institute (September 1988)
  • Professional Liability: A Nursing Perspective, Moorhead State University (September 1988)
  • Winning Without Trial: Decisive Discovery and Settlement Strategies, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, 1988 Annual Convention (August 1988)
  • Whether or Not to Accept That Product Liability or Medical Negligence Case, Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P. (August 1988)
  • Legal Issues of Impaired Practice, University of Minnesota, First National Conference on Nursing Impairment and Well-Being (May 1988)
  • The Malpractice Crisis: Managing Liability Risk in the Primary Care Setting, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (April 1988)
  • Essential Legal Issues for Nurses, University of Minnesota (April 1988)
  • Top 1987 Verdicts and Settlements, Minnesota State Bar Association (February 1988)
  • Wrongful Death Claims Involving Infants and Children Minnesota Institute of Legal Education (December 1987)
  • Legal Aspects of Obstetrical Nursing, Med Ed, Inc. (December 1987)
  • Liability in Patient Education, North Memorial Medical Center (November 1987)
  • Legal Issues in School Nursing, Osseo School District, School Nurses (November 1987)
  • Confidentiality of Medical Records in Minnesota, Medical Educational Services (November 1987)
  • Medical Malpractice, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education (October 1987)
  • Legal Issues for Dialysis Nurses, Renal Network Coordinating Council (October 1987)
  • Legal Aspects of Fetal Monitoring, North Memorial Medical Center (October 1987)
  • Professional Liability: A Nursing Perspective, Twin Cities Same Day Surgery Seminar (September 1987)
  • Professional Liability: A Nursing Perspective, Minnesota Nurses Association (September 1987)
  • Medical/Legal Aspects of Nursing in the Perinatal Period, South Dakota Perinatal Association (September 1987)
  • Legal Issues and Liability for the Occupational Health Nurse, Minnesota Association of Occupational Health Nurses (September 1987)
  • Legal Issues and Liability for Home Health Care Case Managers, University of Minnesota, Continuing Nursing Education (July 1987)
  • Allied Health Personnel – Where We Stand in the Medical Legal Climate, The 11th Annual National Orthopaedic Physicians Assistants Convention (July 1987)
  • Risk Management: Protocols for Nurses in Specialized Practice. A Symposium for Nurses Practicing in Intensive Care Units, Emergency Rooms, Kidney Dialysis Units, Operating Rooms and Obstetrics, Mary’s Hospital, Pierre, SD (June 1987)
  • Substance Abuse: Legal and Professional Liabilities for the Nursing Administrator, University of Minnesota, Continuing Nursing Education (May 1987)
  • Medical Malpractice Trends, National Health Lawyers Association Annual Meeting (May 1987)
  • Legal Issues for the Professional Nurse: Office/Clinic Focus North Memorial Hospital (May 1987)
  • Legal Issues for the Office Nurse, Abbott-Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN (May 1987)
  • Legal Aspects of Obstetrical Nursing, Med-Ed, Inc. (May 1987)
  • Legal Issues for the Professional Nurse: Perinatal Focus, North Memorial Hospital (February 1987)
  • Legal Aspects of Patient Documentation, Abbott-Northwestern Hospital (January 1987)
  • Preparing and Trying a Medical Negligence Case, Minnesota State Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education (October 1986)
  • Legal Aspects of Psychiatric Nursing, Med-Ed, Inc. (October 1986)
  • Professional Liability: A Home Health Nursing Perspective, American Lung Association (October 1986)
  • Professional Liability and the Nurse Manager, Creative Nursing Management (October 1986)
  • Professional Liability: A Nursing Perspective, Twin City Nurses Association (September 1986)
  • Organization for Perinatal Health: A Panel Discussion of Medical Malpractice, (September 1986)
  • Professional Liability: A Nursing Perspective, Alexandria Vocational Technical Institute (May 1986)
  • Your Deposition: The Physician and Nurse as a Witness, Great Plains Organization for Perinatal Health Care (May 1986)
  • Legal Aspects of Nursing, West Metro Maternal Child Health Association – Mead Johnson (May 1986)
  • Legal Aspects of Hospital Nursing, Mary’s Hospital, Rochester, MN (April 1986)
  • Charting and Expert Witness, Med-Ed, Inc. (April 1986)
  • Minnesota Trial Lawyers Symposium on Medical Negligence (February 1986)
  • Professional Liability and Nurse Managers, Bethesda Hospital, St. Paul, MN (February 1986)
  • Legal Responsibilities of the Head Nurse, Bethesda Hospital, St. Paul, MN (November 1985)
  • Documentation and the Nurse as an Expert Witness, Med-Ed, Inc. (July 1985)
  • Medical Legal Aspects of Perinatal Nursing, East Metro Perinatal Association (June 1985)
  • Documenting Legally, Abbott-Northwestern Hospital (June 1985)
  • Legal Aspects of Nurse Practitioner Practice, College of St. Catherine (Spring 1985, 1987, 1989 and 1990)
  • Your Deposition: The Physician and Nurse as a Witness, Great Plains Organization for Perinatal Health Care (May 1985)
  • Minnesota Nursing and the Law, Professional Education Systems, Inc. (May 1985)
  • Exploring Legal Issues, Minnesota Nurses Association (April 1985)
  • Professional Liability of Nursing Practice, University of Minnesota, Continuing Nursing Education (Pressing Issues for Head Nurses) (May 1985)
  • Liability in Expanded Nursing Roles, Med-Ed, Inc. (April 1985)
  • Legal Issues for Professional Nurses: The OR Focus, North Memorial Medical Center (April 1985)
  • Professional Liability: A Nursing Perspective, North Hennepin Community College (April 1985)
  • Professional Liability and Nursing Practice, Upper Midwest Chapter of the National Intravenous Therapy Association (April 1985)
  • Changes in Health Care: New Roles for the Office Nurse, University of Minnesota, Department of Continuing Nursing Education (March 1985)
  • Professional Liability of Nursing Practice, Med-Ed, Inc. (March 1985)
  • Legal Aspects of Practice for the Staff Nurse, Regional Kidney Disease Program (March 1985)
  • Medical Legal Aspects of Nurse Record Keeping, Hennepin Technical Center (December 1984)
  • Legal Issues Related to Same Day Surgery, Same Day Surgery Update 1984 (October 1984)
  • Professional Liability in Health Care, Area Vocational Technical Institute, East Grand Forks, MN (November 1984)
  • Medical Legal Aspects of Nurse Record Keeping, Hennepin Technical Centers (October 1984)
  • Legal and Ethical Controversies in Nursing, American Society of Law and Medicine (October 1984)
  • Nursing Liability, Minnesota Department of Health (September 1984)
  • Legal and Ethical Concerns in Perinatal Care, Legal Concerns for the Perinatal Nurse, and Legal Issues and Expanded Nursing Practice, South Dakota Perinatal Association, Ninth Annual Perinatal Conference (September 1984)
  • Legal Issues in Health Care, Vocation Education Comprehensive Conference (August 1984)
  • Legal Issues in Caring for Critically Ill Children, University of Minnesota, Department of Continuing Nursing Education (July 1984)
  • Professional Liability: A Health Unit Coordinator Perspective, National Association of Health Unit Clerks/Coordinators National Convention (June 1984)
  • Legal Aspects of Perinatal Nursing, United Hospitals, Saint Paul, MN (April 1984)
  • Causation and Damages in a Medical Malpractice Case, Hamline University (April 1984)
  • Legal Aspects of Psychiatric and Operating Room Nursing, Med-Ed, Inc. (March 1984)
  • Discovery in Products Liability Litigation, William Mitchell College of Law (March 1984)
  • Legal Aspects of Coronary Care Nursing, Abbott-Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN (February 1984)
  • Professional Liability: A Health Unit Coordinator Perspective, Allied Health Professionals, Chicago, IL (February 1984)
  • Legal Aspects of Nursing Documentation, United Hospitals, Saint Paul, MN (January 1984)
  • Legal Aspects of Nursing Documentation, Allied Health Professionals, Minneapolis, MN (January 1984)
  • Professional Liability and Nursing Practice, United Hospitals, Saint Paul, Minnesota (December 1983)
  • Professional Liability and Operating Room Nursing, Med-Ed, Inc. (December 1983)
  • Legal Role of Nurse Clinician/Practitioners, Midwest Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners, Clinicians and Specialists (December 1983)
  • Legal Aspects of Practice for Unit Clerk/Coordinators, Wisconsin Health Care Coordinator Seminar, Eau Claire, WI (November 1983)
  • Nursing Professional Liability and the Patient’s Medical Records, United Hospitals, Saint Paul, Minnesota Head Nurses Association (October 1983)
  • Legal Aspects of Nurse Record Keeping, Great Plains Organization for Perinatal Health Care Meeting, Mankato, MN (October 1983)
  • Professional Liability and Nursing Practice, Mercy Hospital, Des Moines, IA (September 1983)
  • Professional Liability and Obstetrical Nursing Practice, Med-Ed, Inc. (August 1983)
  • Confidentiality and Patient Medical Records, Parkview Treatment Center (July 1983)
  • Professional Liability and Nursing Practice, Renville County Hospital, Olivia, MN (June 1983)
  • Professional Liability Insurance for Nurses, Neonatal Transport Nurses (May 1983)
  • Legal Issues in Dealing with Suicidal Patients and Suicide and the Health Care Provider, University of Minnesota Hospitals (May 1983)
  • Professional Liability and Nursing Practice, University of Minnesota Hospitals (March 1983)
  • Professional Liability of Obstetric Nursing Practice, Med-Ed, Inc. (May 1983)
  • The Nurse as an Expert Witness, Minnesota Masonic Home Nurses Association (January 1983)
  • Professional Liability of Nursing Practice, Med-Ed, Inc. (January 1983)
  • Professional Negligence of Nursing Professionals, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association (October 1982)
  • Professional Liability and Nursing Practice, Minnesota Masonic Home Nurses Association (May 1982)
  • Professional Liability of Nursing Practice, Med-Ed, Inc. (May 1982)
  • Legal Aspects of School Nursing, School Nurses of Minnesota Annual Meeting (April 1981)