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October 17, 2018

Christa Ackley Joins O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss

Christa joined O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Attorneys as a paralegal. Her primary area of focus is family law, working with attorney Tracy Lyson. Christa is currently attending Minnesota State University Moorhead and graduating in December 2018 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Paralegal Studies. Prior to joining the firm, Christa worked […]
October 4, 2018

Chris D. Cerney Joins Firm

O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Attorneys welcomes our newest associate attorney, Chris D. Cerney. Chris is a graduate of the University of North Dakota School of Law. Prior to his law school experience, Chris earned a Bachelor’s degree in 1997 from the Curtis L. Carlson School of Management at the University of […]
August 30, 2018

Rindy Honored as 2018 Lawyer of the Year

Dean Rindy, attorney at O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Attorneys of Fargo, has been recognized by his peers as a 2018 Lawyer of the Year and will be recognized in the 25th edition of the The Best Lawyers in America, the oldest and most respected peer review publication in the legal profession.
August 24, 2018

Five Recognized by Super Lawyers in 2018

Five attorneys at Fargo law firm O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Attorneys have been recognized by Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process includes independent research, peer […]
August 15, 2018

O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Attorneys: Committed to Our Community

At O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Attorneys, we get really excited about giving back to our community. This summer, we went all out by partnering with Down Home, a local non-profit organization whose mission is to help individuals and families transitioning from homelessness to permanent housing by providing furnishings and décor, making […]
June 1, 2018

Abby Hammes Attends ALS Conference in D.C.

Abby Hammes, a paralegal at O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Attorneys, recently spent several days in days in Washington, D.C. as part of the MN/ND/SD Chapter of the ALS Association. Abby’s mother, Renee Bernier, was diagnosed with ALS in 2015 and passed away from complications of the disease in December 2017. The […]
January 31, 2018

100 Pounds of Marijuana Results in Drug Trafficking Arrests

In Windom, Minnesota, an effort between several law enforcement agencies to confiscate approximately 100 pounds of marijuana resulted in two drug-related arrests. The arrest occurred when a Minnesota state law enforcement officer was informed by the Worthington Police Department of two vehicles with California license plates that were believed to […]
August 24, 2017

Hard Work Yields Success for Firm Employee

It’s 3,132 miles from Margarita Island, Venezuela to Fargo, ND. That’s how far Daniela Kossowski traveled to attend Minnesota State University Moorhead. And now she has graduated from the university and hopes to take the LSAT soon in her efforts of entering law school. In the meantime, she is a […]
March 15, 2017

O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss Nominated for Two Chamber Awards

Each year the Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo Chamber of Commerce presents ChamberChoice Awards to one business in each of seven categories. Even being chosen to “be in the running” is a significant honor. This year the Fargo law firm of O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Attorneys has been nominated in two categories; Small Business […]
October 4, 2016

O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss Welcomes Katie Johnson

Katie Johnson is the newest member of the associate attorney team at O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Attorneys in Fargo. Katie grew up in Grafton. She earned her Paralegal Studies Bachelor of Science degree at Minnesota State University Moorhead. Katie worked as a paralegal, then decided to study to become an attorney […]
September 21, 2016

Jensen Admitted to Practice in ND Courts

Second only to passing the bar examination, being sworn in by a judge to practice in a state is one of the most exciting days in an attorney’s professional career. It means you can serve more clients in your area of legal concentrate. Recently Annie Jensen, attorney at O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson […]
September 12, 2016

Team Member’s Plate Plenty Full

Abby Hammes has a lot on her plate. During the normal work-week Abby is busy as a paralegal at O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Attorneys, a law firm in Fargo. Abby works closely with family lawyer Tracy Lyson, provides administrative support in civil and commercial litigation actions for attorney Sean Foss, and […]
August 1, 2016

Who Legally Owns Your Facebook Posts?

While Facebook users may believe that they own the content they post on the platform, the legal reality is a little different. Facebook’s Legal Terms of Service If you read Facebook’s legal terms of service, you’ll find that you technically own all of the content and information you post there, […]
February 25, 2016

The Saga Continues: Five Legal Stories to Watch For in 2016

The year 2016 promises to be an interesting one in the legal world. Here’s a sampling of some of the issues that are sure to make headlines during the year: Bill Cosby Something seemingly improbable just a few years ago has happened – the comedian’s reputation was effectively destroyed in […]
February 23, 2016

ND Drunk Driving Case to be Reviewed by U.S. Supreme Court

Despite the 2013 U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding Missouri v. McNeely and essentially protecting operating while intoxicated (OWI) defendants nationwide from being forced to take blood tests without their consent unless police have a warrant, 13 states, including North Dakota and Minnesota, have made it a crime to refuse to […]
February 3, 2016

Tatum O’Brien Listed In Directory of Who’s Who

Tatum O’Brien, partner in O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Attorneys attorneys of Fargo, ND will be featured in the 2016 The Global Directory of Who’s Who. O’Brien‘s practice areas focus on criminal law and personal injury. She will have her biography listed among the thousands of men and women who have demonstrated […]
November 4, 2015

Firm Name Changes to Reflect Partners

To coincide with the naming of Sean Foss as partner, the firm has changed its name to reflect the four partner’s names: Tim O’Keeffe, Tatum O’Brien, Tracy Lyson and Sean Foss. All the printed materials have been changed, the sign has the new name and the website is now Email addresses […]
October 22, 2015

Tatum O’Brien Named 2015 Super Lawyer

Tatum O’Brien, Attorney at O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss Law Firm of Fargo, has once again been recognized as a Super Lawyer in 2015. Tatum’s areas of focus include criminal defense, personal injury, and general litigation, and she has extensive experience in and out of the courtroom. She has won the […]
August 28, 2015

Firm Attorneys Named Super Lawyers for 2015

Five attorneys with the firm have been honored by the Super Lawyers organization for 2015. 2015 Super Lawyers Winners Dean Rindy and Tatum Lindbo have been named 2015 Super Lawyers.  Rindy’s practice area is real estate law and Lindbo’s is criminal defense and personal injury. They have both been named […]