Lorie Brown became a Registered Nurse in 1982 and has worked in a variety of nursing fields, including medical-surgical nursing, management, and administration. She obtained her law degree in 1990 from Indiana University and then as a Nurse Attorney, Lorie practiced in medical malpractice defense for the State of Indiana and a private law firm. In 1999 Lorie founded Brown Law Office and began working as a legal nurse consultant and representing nurses and other healthcare providers before the licensing boards. In 2012, Lorie founded EmpoweredNurses.org, an organization designed to help nurses protect their licenses. She is currently on the Board of Directors for The American Association of Nurse Attorneys. Lorie has been a speaker at many regional and national nursing conferences, is the author of numerous published articles, and has authored three books including Law and Order for Nurses: The Easy Way to Protect Your License and Your Livelihood.