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Katie Nechiporenko joined the professionals in the Barnes County Courthouse for the first time this fall, beginning her position as Assistant Barnes County State’s Attorney the day after she was sworn into the North Dakota bar. Her father was a Fargo Police Officer for many years, now retired, and though she didn’t have her sights set on law enforcement for her career after school, her consideration of becoming a psychiatrist led her to UND, where she studied psychology and criminal justice.

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