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Laura Barrett is the new assistant Becker County attorney whose job is proving to be perfect for the woman who loves law and small town living.

New assistant county attorney

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Laura Barrett knew she wanted to be a prosecuting attorney in criminal law since she was in high school.

“I used to watch Law and Order with my mom all the time — “I owe it all to Jack McCoy,” she laughed.

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Barrett can joke about how a fictional character inspired her in the early days, but her practice today is very real.

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