More Than 20 Years Of Experience In The Field Of Health Care Law

Lurese A. Terrell

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Lurese A. Terrell is a senior attorney at Kennedy, Attorneys and Counselors at Law, a health law boutique, in Dallas, Texas. The Kennedy Law Firm is focused on health law and regulatory compliance.

Lurese brings extensive administrative and regulatory law experience to Kennedy. After receiving her bar card, Lurese joined the firm of Durkin & Associates in Hurst, Texas. At Durkin, Lurese practiced employment law, workers' compensation law, and general civil litigation. In 2005, she joined the Silvera Firm in Dallas, Texas, where she continued her practice in workers' compensation law and civil litigation.

Lurese received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Oklahoma. Boomer Sooner. She attended Texas Wesleyan University School of Law in Fort Worth, Texas and received a Juris Doctor. She is a member of the Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity International.

Lurese is licensed to practice before the Texas State Courts, as well as in all the Federal District Courts in Texas. She is admitted to the 5th and 10th Circuits of the U.S. Court of Appeals. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Bar Association, Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity International, and through Kennedy, the Texas Association for Home Care and the Medical Equipment Suppliers Association.


  • Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
    • Juris Doctor - 1998
  • University of Oklahoma
    • 1984

Classes & Seminars

  • Oklahoma Association for Home Care (OAHC) Seminar, OAHC Seminar Fraud & Abuse in Medicare—Oklahoma City–May 2018
  • Texas Associate for Home & Hospice Care (TAHC) Seminar, TAHC Seminar Healthcare Fraud & Abuse–Irving, Texas–June 2013
  • Oklahoma Association for Home Care (OAHC) Seminar, OAHC Seminar ZPIC Investigations for Overpayments, Fraud, and Abuse–Tulsa–June 19, 2012
  • Medical Director Guidelines for Home Health Webinar, LifeCare Oklahoma Medical Director Contracts and Guidelines–OK and TX–February 25, 2011
  • Oklahoma Association for Home Care (OAHC) Seminar, OAHC Seminar Fraud and Abuse; Corporate Compliance–Oklahoma City–January 12, 2011
  • ZPIC Investigations Webinar, LifeCare Oklahoma Fraud and Abuse Investigations in Medicare–OK and TX–December 14, 2011
  • Oklahoma Association for Home Care (OAHC) Seminar, OAHC Annual Meeting ZPIC Investigations; Fraud and Abuse–Oklahoma City–July 21, 2011

Past Positions

  • The Silvera Firm, Associate Attorney, 2005 to 2006
  • Durkin & Associates, Associate Attorney, 1999 to 2005

Published Works

  • Kennedy Attorneys & Counselors at Law (Kennedy) various blog posts and newsletter articles over the past 8 years

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association, Health Law Section, Member
  • Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity International
  • Texas Association for Home Care
  • Medical Equipment Suppliers Association

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified in Workers’ Compensation, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2005-2007

Current Employment Position

  • Senior Associate

Practice Areas

  • Health Law & Regulatory Compliance
  • Medicare/Medicaid Payment & Reimbursement
  • Health Care Fraud & Abuse
  • Insurance Claims Resolution
  • Employment Law
  • State Licensure
  • Provider Terminations, Exclusion and Civil Monetary Penalties
  • Medical Licensing Boards
  • Peer Review and Credentialing
  • Insurance Defense
  • Health Standards and Quality Compliance
  • Healthcare Transactions and Contracting
  • Hospitals and Ancillary Providers
  • Medicare, Medicaid & Insurance
  • Medicare Certification
  • Healthcare Related White Collar Crime
  • False Claims & Qui Tam Claims
  • Provider Terminations and Exclusions
  • Civil Monetary Penalties
  • Medical, Dental, Nursing, and Other Licensing Boards
  • COBRA Dumping Sanctions
  • Provider & Practitioner Bankruptcy

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Supreme Court of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas