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Richard Pemberton wins Advocate Award

Richard Pemberton, of Pemberton Law, has been honored by the Minnesota State Bar Association Civil Litigation Section with the 2013 Advocate Award.

Each year, this honor goes to an individual who has made a significant contribution to improving the system of civil justice in Minnesota.

Richard Pemberton is the senior partner of his law firm, Pemberton Law, which, together with its predecessors, has served Fergus Falls since 1882.

The firm also now has offices in Detroit lakes, Wadena and Alexandria with 20 lawyers.

Pemberton has served as president of the Minnesota State Bar Association and as chairman of the Minnesota Racing Commission.