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About Karen Kruse

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Attorney Karen Kruse has dedicated her professional career to helping employers prevent or resolve workplace issues. She has been privileged to work with all types of businesses and organizations, from the smallest enterprises, owned by individuals or families, to mid-sized regional organizations, to large national or multi‑national corporations. She has served clients in all economic sectors (private, nonprofit and public)…

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