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Maddy Teka, Esq.

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Maddy Teka, Esq., Legal Writer

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Maddy Teka holds a law degree from Ethiopia, and a JD and LLM from the University of St. Thomas School of Law.

Maddy worked as a diplomat in Ethiopia and has over a decade of experience practicing in different areas of law, including corporate law, international law, immigration law, and family law in both the U.S. and Ethiopia. She is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association.

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