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Defending Nurses’ Licenses For Over Three Decades

We Take Nursing License Defense Seriously

The Minnesota Board of Nursing is one of the harshest licensing boards in the country. Don’t leave your future to chance. Contact the experienced nursing license defense attorneys at the Law Office of Sivertson and Barrette, P.A., for strong, practical advocacy.

She steered me in the best direction – LISW

“Marit Sivertson is a wonderfully honest, ethical, conscientious attorney. She steered me in the best direction [and] was able to make tremendous progress in reaching a settlement.”

I could have never done it without her – LPN

“Marit handled my case with professionalism and compassion. I could have never done it without her expertise. The case was dismissed and no negative action was placed on my license.”

I am grateful for her representation - RN

“I chose Marit to represent me because of all her experience defending nurses. The board took no action against my license and I am grateful for her representation.”


    Whether you received a letter of inquiry or a notice of conference, you should not respond on your own.


    When your license, career and livelihood are on the line, you need the best advocate possible in your corner.


    Let us help you now – we vigorously advocate for nurses and have successfully defended hundreds of licenses.

    The Prospect Of Losing Your License Can Be Terrifying


    At the Law Office of Sivertson and Barrette, P.A., we understand you have a lot to lose if your nursing license is restricted, suspended or revoked. That’s why it’s best not to do this on your own – with something this important, it is critical to have an experienced license defense attorney assist you in aggressively defending your license.

    We help nurses facing a wide variety of allegations, including:

    • Patient care issues
    • Perceived professionalism/unprofessional conduct
    • Charting problems
    • Falsifying orders
    • Diversion of narcotics/theft of controlled substances
    • Documentation errors
    • Violations of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act
    • Diagnosis of opioid or alcohol dependence
    • Mental health diagnoses
    • Practice of the profession while ability is impaired
    • Conviction of a crime that has a connection to your fitness to practice
    • Failure to report loss of employment in accordance with state mandatory reporting laws
    • Violation of terms of probation

    Before participating in an investigation or agreeing to a settlement for disciplinary action, you should understand how profoundly it can affect your life. The allegations against you may become part of your permanent record and may be made available to the public on the Internet. It is critical that you take an investigation seriously and get legal help right away.

    Let us help you. We represent nurses throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and South Dakota.

    Get Trusted Advice From Our Nursing License Defense Attorneys

    Call 651-778-0575 or fill out the form below to request a free consultation with one of our dedicated lawyers.

    Serious Representation For Serious Allegations

    The nursing license attorneys at the Law Office of Sivertson and Barrette, P.A., are recognized leaders in defending nurses before the Minnesota Nursing Board. We are here to help protect your interests, guide you through the process and build a strong defense for your case. We also:

    We help nurses facing a wide variety of allegations, including:

    • Represent nurses served with temporary orders of suspension
    • Respond to letters of inquiry and notices of conference
    • Represent providers during conferences with board review panels
    • Provide contested case hearing and board hearing representation
    • Guide nurses through Department of Human Services (DHS) and Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) investigations

    Take Control Of Your Future. Call Now.

    Contact an advocate who will fight to protect your livelihood and your right to continue doing what you love.