Client Bonita Hampton explains how working with Supervising Attorney Karla Krueger helped her solve a variety of problems from financial difficulties to senior housing issues. Learn about the special bond of mutual respect and admiration they formed through the process.

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St. Cloud Office Senior Law Project

Senior takes action for herself and her community

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MINNESOTA DISABILITY LAW CENTER

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