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Brainerd attorney suspended by Minnesota Supreme Court


A Brainerd attorney has been suspended from practicing law for 60 days by the Minnesota Supreme Court.

A petition filed June 9 by the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility in St. Paul with the supreme court accused Kristian Lee Oyen of professional misconduct by having sex with a client, failing to handle three client matters, failing to communicate with two clients and delaying the return of a client's files after being fired as representation.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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