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Unsung: Shelley Arndt

Shelley Arndt

At the Ramsay Law Firm, Shelley Arndt is the person everyone turns to for help. Over the course of her more than 15 years with the Roseville criminal-defense firm, Arndt has been instrumental in keeping the firm operating on a ...

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Unsung: James Bransford

James Bransford

James Bransford has had a rich career working with nonprofits involved in the criminal justice system. For the past three years he has served as a community outreach specialist for the St. Paul-based Nurturing House LLC. The organization helps find ...

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Unsung: Becky Braun

Becky Braun

Organized, diligent, amiable and interested. That’s how colleagues describe Becky Braun, who two years ago became office manager at the Children’s Law Center of Minnesota. “Becky’s work behind the scenes to ensure that all internal systems and processes run smoothly ...

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Unsung: Lori Buck

Lori Buck

A three-decade veteran of the legal wars, Lori Buck didn’t take a direct route to that line of work, but fate set her on her path. “I ended up working in the marketing department of a hospital,” she said. “Later ...

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Unsung: Jennifer Carter

Jennifer Carter

Jennifer Carter moved to the Twin Cities from Des Moines not long after graduating from Drake University Law School, despite having no real connections to the area. “I moved here because I wanted to live here,” she recalled. “Maybe that ...

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Unsung: Megan Connolly

Megan Connolly

Megan Connolly’s career has been on meteoric ascent since she joined Fish & Richardson in 2012. She joined the firm as a human resources generalist, has been promoted several times, and is now the human resources manager for the entire ...

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Unsung: John Erar

John Erar

As chief information officer for the Minnesota Fourth Judicial District, John Erar says he is a great believer in listening to the needs of judges and other people his department serves. So, when the state court system began five years ...

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