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Megan Burkhammer

• The Alexandria law firm of Thornton, Dolan, Bowen, Klecker, and Burkhammer, P.A. announced that Megan Burkhammer has become a partner in the firm. Burkhammer joined the Thornton Law Office in 2015. She is a 2006 cum laude graduate of William Mitchell College of Law and a 2001 graduate of the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management. She lives in Garfield with her husband, G.J. Schmid, and their two young children. Burkhammer practices in the areas of family law, criminal defense and general litigation.

• Drs. Jefferson Brand, Paul Dale and Dennis Weigel of Heartland Orthopedic Specialists, a service of Alomere Health, recently attended the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2018 annual meeting March 6-10 in New Orleans. The meeting allowed the physicians to learn about the latest developments in the field of patient-centered orthopedics. All three doctors see patients in Alexandria at 111 17th Ave. E., Suite 101.