BGS Attorney Karen K. Kurth has been elected President of the Anoka County Bar Association for a one year term that began July 1, 2015.
Karen practices in the firm’s Business Litigation and Employment Law section focusing her practice on commercial litigation, employment litigation and counseling, construction litigation, real estate litigation, landlord/tenant law, shareholder disputes, and appellate advocacy. Karen’s extensive background in accounting and commercial insurance enhances her ability to evaluate and successfully resolve a broad range of employment and commercial litigation issues.
Karen received her J.D. at William Mitchell College of Law in 2002, graduating Magna Cum Laude. She was admitted to the Minnesota State Bar in 2002 and to the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota in 2004. Karen joined Barna, Guzy, & Steffen as an associate in 2004.
Also from Barna Guzy & Steffen, Family Lawyer Elizabeth Schading was named the ACBA’s MSBA Alternate Representative and Litigation/Employment Lawyer Jennifer Moreau was named to the Education Subcommittee.
The Anoka County Bar Association is the 21st district of the Minnesota State Bar Association. Its membership is primarily made up of attorneys that live or work in Anoka County. The organization seeks to help lawyers become better lawyers by providing social and educational opportunities for its members. It seeks to aid the courts in the administration of justice. It also seeks to provide social information to the public about the law, including connecting people who need legal services with lawyers who practice in relevant practice areas.