How To Navigate Risks in Nursing and Law feat. Felicia Luck

Felicia Luck, a registered nurse and CEO of Stars and Stripes Legal Nurse Consulting, joins the podcast to discuss her unique business that serves lawyers and attorneys. With her extensive medical knowledge and experience, Felicia helps attorneys navigate complex medical records, provide expert opinions, and offer valuable insights in cases involving personal injury, medical malpractice, and more. She shares her journey of merging the worlds of nursing and law, her challenges, and the importance of work-life balance.


  • The role of a legal nurse consultant and benefits of hiring one for your practice
  • The importance of marketing and advertising in growing a business
  • Why medical knowledge and understanding is important in legal cases


  • The risks and challenges of balancing work and family life
  • Subcontracting to those who specialize in different fields for expert opinions
  • Balancing a career as a nurse and a legal consultant

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How To Navigate Risks in Nursing and Law feat. Felicia Luck

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How To Navigate Risks in Nursing and Law feat. Felicia LuckHow To Navigate Risks in Nursing and Law feat. Felicia Luck

About This Episode

Felicia Luck’s Background

Felicia Luck is a registered nurse with a diverse emergency medicine and travel nursing background. With close to seven years of experience, Felicia has worked in various healthcare settings, ranging from level-one trauma facilities to unrated facilities. Her extensive knowledge and understanding of medical practices and standards of care have led her to establish Stars and Stripes Legal Nurse Consulting. This business serves lawyers and attorneys in navigating complex medical records for personal injury, medical malpractice, and even criminal defense. Felicia's ability to decipher medical language and provide comprehensive summaries and opinions on medical records has proven invaluable to her attorney clients.

“The more I know, the better I can do my job without practicing law,” shares Felicia Luck on You Are A Lawyer.

Felicia explains her role as a legal nurse consultant and how she assists attorneys in understanding medical records and identifying potential issues in cases. She emphasizes the importance of bridging the gap between the medical and legal worlds, as both have unique languages and complexities. Felicia's dedication to her work and commitment to continuously expanding her knowledge in both nursing and the legal field is evident in her desire to provide the best possible support to her clients.

Why Legal Consulting

Felicia chose to pursue her role as a legal nurse consultant because of her passion for medicine and law. With a background as a registered nurse and experience in emergency medicine, Felicia saw an opportunity to bridge the gap between the medical and legal worlds. She recognized the need for someone who could understand complex medical records, decipher medical language, and provide valuable insights to attorneys working on cases involving personal injury, medical malpractice, and more. 

“Just like the legal world for attorneys is a whole realm in itself of learning, so is the medical world.,” reflects Felicia Luck on Episode 123 of You Are a Lawyer.

Felicia's goal is to make the lives of lawyers easier by summarizing medical records, offering expert opinions, and providing recommendations for the next steps. She also aims to educate attorneys on medical matters, helping them navigate the intricacies of the medical field. Felicia's unique combination of medical knowledge and understanding of the legal language allows her to assist attorneys, ultimately helping them build stronger cases and achieve better client outcomes.

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What is Legal Consulting?

Stars and Stripes Legal Nurse Consulting is a business founded by Felicia Luck, a registered nurse with extensive experience in emergency medicine. The company provides valuable services to lawyers and attorneys by helping them navigate complex medical records and understand the medical aspects of their cases. Felicia's background in nursing, combined with her knowledge of the legal field, allows her to bridge the gap between medicine and law. She offers services such as summarizing medical records, providing case opinions, and even testifying as an expert witness. Felicia's goal is to assist attorneys in saving time and money by providing them with comprehensive medical insights and recommendations.

“I let them know I give them my opinion. And then I kind of give them next step recommendations. Hey, at this point, I think you need an infectious disease doctor, or at this point, you need a cardiothoracic surgeon, whatever it might be, because those are the people that you need experts in terms of whether you need it to be testifying,” explains Felicia Luck, on this episode of You Are a Lawyer.

Stars and Stripes Legal Nurse Consulting came to be through Felicia's passion for medicine and law. While working as a nurse, she realized the need for a professional who could effectively communicate medical information to attorneys and help them navigate the complexities of medical records. Felicia took the initiative to educate herself in the legal aspects of nursing and joined a mentorship program to learn more about starting her own business. Felicia launched Stars and Stripes Legal Nurse Consulting with her unique combination of medical expertise and legal knowledge. She now serves lawyers nationwide, offering her valuable insights and expertise to assist them in their cases involving medical malpractice, personal injury, and more.

Balancing Work and Family Life

Balancing work and family life can be challenging, especially for individuals with demanding careers like Felicia Luck, a registered nurse and CEO of Stars and Stripes Legal Nurse Consulting. In the podcast episode, Felicia discusses the risks and sacrifices she has made to pursue her passion for nursing and her business. She acknowledges the importance of balancing her work and her role as a mother and wife. Felicia emphasizes the need to make meaningful time for her children, even amidst her busy schedule, and be present and engaged with them. She recognizes that achieving work-life balance is an ongoing process that requires constant effort and prioritization.

“I also try with my children to, when I am with them, to make it as meaningful as possible... It's just a matter of figuring out the balance in between,” shares Felicia Luck in Episode 123 of You Are a Lawyer.

Felicia is committed to creating quality time with her children and understands that being present and engaged is essential for maintaining a healthy work-life balance. It serves as a reminder that balancing work and family requires conscious effort and a willingness to prioritize and make meaningful connections with loved ones.

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