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Peter D Morowski

Peter D Morowski

Heart River Legal Services, PLLC
  • Personal Injury, Construction Law, Collections ...
  • North Dakota, Texas
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Prior to moving to Dickinson in 2013, Peter (“Pete”) Morowski practiced law at a boutique plaintiff’s personal injury firm in Houston, Texas. During this time, he gained vast amounts of experience by handling all aspects of a litigate case from the filing of the lawsuit through settlement or trial.

Since moving to Dickinson, Pete has worked on a variety of matters in a various of areas of the law, including plaintiff’s personal injury, criminal defense, insurance defense, estate planning, probates, contracts, oil and gas, land disputes, adverse possession, and general litigation. Pete founded Heart River Legal Services, PLLC in 2020 and looks forward to assisting you with your every legal need.

Pete is involved with several Dickinson and North Dakota organizations. He serves as President of the Southwest Judicial District Bar Association, sits on the Board for the Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce, the Board for the Dickinson Soccer Club, and the Advisory Council for Prairie Public, North Dakota’s Public Broadcasting/National Public Radio affiliate. When Pete isn’t spending time working or volunteering with these organizations, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf and hockey, and watching his favorite sports teams: Texas Longhorns, Chicago Bears, Chicago Cubs, and Arsenal Football Club.

Practice Areas
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Construction Law
Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Energy, Oil & Gas Law
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
Landlord Tenant
Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    On limited matters
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Dakota
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Founder and Attorney
Heart River Legal Services, PLLC
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Mackoff Kellogg Law Firm
Ebeltoft . Sickler . Lawyers . PLLC
The Crim Law Firm
Gonzaga University School of Law
J.D. (2010) | Law
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University of Texas - Austin
B.S. (2007) | Economics/Anthropology
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Top 10 Under 40
National Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys
Professional Associations
North Dakota Association for Justice  # NA
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North Dakota State Bar  # 07658
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Texas State Bar  # 24074758
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Houston Trial Lawyers Association  # NA
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Legal Answers
3 Questions Answered
Q. I have a work comp case in Nd. Will there be a cash settlement after I have recovered from my broken back or maybe not
A: There are many factors which come into play when answering your question. It is likely that your best chance for a cash recovery would be if you were injured by a third-party who was not an employee of your your employer. I recommend that you consult with an attorney in North Dakota who specializes in personal injury law.
Q. A person I sued after I was injured on their business's property requested we arbitrate instead. Is this a good idea?
A: There are many benefits to arbitration, most particularly it is typically much faster than a state court lawsuit. That said, if you are unrepresented by counsel I would be weary of agreeing to arbitration. Arbitration is a lot like a trial. I have never heard of an injury matter being arbitrated. In arbitration, the arbitrator or panel of arbitrators will decide your case and you will not have the benefit of a jury. You should also know that in arbitration, unlike a court case, there is typically no appeals process.

If you are unrepresented by an attorney, I recommend you consult with/retain one because you will be at a severe disadvantage at both arbitration or trial without one. If you have retained an attorney, you should consult with them about this issue. ... Read More
Q. My son damaged a vehicle while at school. What is my responsibilities and what are my rights in the matter?
A: There are several things about this that are unusual. Are you saying you received a letter from the insurance company for the other car or your insurance company? I find it odd that an insurance company is threatening to "take your driver's license." An insurance company does not have that power. Assuming it is a letter from the other insurance company, I would recommend you contact you insurance company. Have you verified that your child actually damages a vehicle? Assuming he did not hit or damage a vehicle this could be a scam. Again I recommend speaking with your insurance company and/or have an attorney review this situation in more detail.
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Contact & Map
Heart River Legal Services, PLLC
120 2nd Street W
Suite 2
Dickinson, ND 58601
Telephone: (701) 290-9660
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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