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Aaron Jordan sworn in as county attorney

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On Wednesday, Aug. 31, Aaron Jordan was sworn in as Stevens County Attorney by 8th Judicial District Judge Charles Glasrud.

Jordan, formerly the assistant county attorney in Cass County, was approved by a vote of 4 to 1 by the Stevens County Commissioners in July. His first day of work was Monday, Aug. 29.

Per an agreement with the City of Morris, Jordan will also serve as the city attorney. Jordan will fill out the almost 3-1/2 years remaining for the elected office.

Jordan is a North Dakota native who also lived in the Dassel and Cokato area. He is a 1998 graduate of Park University, in Missouri, and earned his law degree at William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul. He is a U.S. Air Force veteran.

Jordan was a Judicial Law Clerk for Judge Paul Nelson in Chippewa County from 2001 to 2004, and had a private law practice and was an Assistant Public Defender for the 8th Judicial District in Kandiyohi County from 2004 to 2008. He joined the Cass County Attorney's Office in 2008, working primarily on prosecutions.