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LYNN HUMMEL (far left) has frequently performed with a quartet of singing lawyers known as Presumed Innocent, which also included (clockwise from top) Bill Wilson, Andrew Berger and Lance Heisler. The group has performed at district and state bar conventions.

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It's been almost 49 years since attorney Lynn Hummel first hung up his shingle in Detroit Lakes, as Lowell Benshoof's law partner.

Since then, the list of partners he's had reads like a "who's who" of the Becker County court system, with one former (Jack Pearson) and one current (Joe Evans) district court judge as well as the current county attorney (Mike Fritz) among them.


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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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