Hanft Fride Announces New Associate Attorney – Courtney Beck

Duluth, MN: Hanft Fride is pleased to welcome Courtney Beck to the firm as an associate attorney. Beck joined the team in August 2019 and is currently engaged in general civil practice.

“Courtney has been an excellent addition to our team of associates,” said Jennifer Carey, President of Hanft Fride. “She’s driven to learn and succeed, and she has impressive internship experience that prepared her well for a position at Hanft Fride.”

Beck earned her Juris Doctor degree summa cum laude from the Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. While in law school, she interned for the Honorable Tony N. Leung at the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, the Honorable Francis J. Connolly at the Minnesota Court of Appeals and the Honorable Dale O. Harris at the St. Louis County District Court.

Beck was also an active member of the Mitchell Hamline School of Law mock trial team, and she received the Student Award of Merit for her academic accomplishments and her commitment to stay engaged with Mitchell Hamline after graduation.

Upon earning her Juris Doctor, Beck served as a law clerk for the Honorable Tanya O. O’Brien in Hastings, Minnesota, and as a law clerk for the Honorable Lucinda E. Jesson at the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Beck is licensed to practice law in the state of Minnesota.

Beck hails from South Dakota and is excited to be practicing law in Duluth. She is a member of Minnesota Women Lawyers and the 11th District Bar Association, and she looks forward to becoming more involved as a volunteer in her new community. Beck lives in Duluth with her husband.