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Unsung: Tom Bangasser

Tom Bangasser

Tom Bangasser knows how to keep office services flowing and how to throw a party. Bangasser joined Minneapolis law firm Robins Kaplan as front desk coordinator in 2013. He takes in photocopying projects, processes messenger requests and more. Bangasser also ...

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Unsung: Ken Bieber

Ken Bieber

Remodeling an empty office is tough enough. When the remodel involves four floors of a working law firm, that’s another story. Ken Bieber helped pull it off at Winthrop & Weinstine in Minneapolis’ Capella Tower. As firm facilities manager, he ...

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Unsung: Jamie Blomquist

Jamie Blomquist

The Maslon law firm hired Jamie Blomquist four years ago to manage its information technology department. He was so good at it that the Minneapolis firm kept adding to his responsibilities. Now chief information officer, Blomquist leads the IT, litigation ...

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Unsung: Emily Conde

Emily Conde

Kurt Williams was kind of miserable when Emily Conde was on maternity leave. “It stinks” without her, said Williams, Conde’s boss and controller at the Gray Plant Mooty law firm in Minneapolis. Conde joined the firm’s accounting department nine years ...

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Unsung: Matthew Fordyce

Matthew Fordyce

For years, Matthew Fordyce spent his summers working for his father’s construction business. But after a while, he got the itch to go in another direction. “I kind of stumbled into the notion of getting my paralegal certificate after thinking ...

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Unsung: Shannon Frost

Shannon Frost

Bloomington-based Villaume & Schiek specializes in helping folks in trouble: the injured, the wrongfully terminated, those seeking a divorce, people in need of criminal defense. As a four-lawyer shop, the firm must run lean in order to provide value for ...

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Unsung: Leslie Frye

Leslie Frye

It’s said that the reward for a job well done is often being handed more work to do. That’s just fine with Dorsey & Whitney Facilities and Conference Center Manager Leslie Frye. Frye started at Dorsey as a receptionist and ...

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