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Unsung Legal Heroes

Unsung: Aimee Schroeder

Aimee Schroeder

 Aimee Schroeder’s passion for helping people — in this case victims of sex trafficking — drives her work as a criminal intelligence analyst in the Washington County Attorney’s Office.“If you know someone is in danger, being kidnapped by a trafficker ...

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Unsung: Chris Sexton

Chris Sexton

Under Chris Sexton, Briggs and Morgan’s research services team has taken a much more active role in the firm’s business-development endeavors. Since joining the firm in 2015, Sexton has taken steps to expand the traditional “law library” function into more ...

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Unsung: Jill Strand

Jill Strand

Put away any thoughts you have of a law library being just a stuffy, book-filled dark room. Jill Strand, senior manager of Library & Knowledge Information Systems for Fish & Richardson, spends her days culling information from books, computers, magazines, ...

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Unsung: Kelley Swangstue

Kelley Swangstue

For 17 years, Kelley Swangstue worked as an independent paralegal contractor specializing in trials and trial preparation. But when the global law firm Jones Day was set to launch a Minneapolis office in 2016, a partner who was familiar with ...

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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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