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New associate joins local law firm

Karkela, Hunt, Cichosz and Jensen, PLLP has announced the addition of Sarah Cheshire as an associate, effective Nov. 12.

Cheshire will practice in the areas of family law, general civil litigation and estate planning at the firm’s Fergus Falls and Perham offices.

Cheshire graduated from Minot State University with a bachelor of science degree in elementary and special education. She then went on to graduate from the University of North Dakota School of Law in 2002.

She has spent the past 10 years working for the Minnesota Judicial Branch and brings to the firm the unique experience of having worked closely with various Minnesota district court judges.

Cheshire works in general practice and has experience in a wide variety of areas of law.

She and her husband reside in Fergus Falls and have been there for the past 11 years. They have three children together and are active members of the community.