Kevin M. Beck

Kevin is a shareholder with Kelly & Lemmons. He joined the firm as a law clerk in October 2006 and was hired as an attorney after becoming licensed in October 2008. Most of his practice is devoted to litigation in the areas of Labor and Employment, Criminal, and Municipal law. Kevin manages all aspects of civil litigation files, both plaintiff’s and defense, from drafting pleadings, to discovery and motion work, through completion of trial and appellate arguments. Kevin makes frequent appearances as a prosecutor in Ramsey County criminal court and throughout the State on behalf of private criminal defense clients. He also advises labor unions on collective-bargaining rights and obligations and represents Unions in grievance arbitrations. Representative labor arbitration decisions are available at

  • Teamsters Local 346 and City of Cloquet, BMS Case No. 09-PA-0991
  • Teamsters Local 320 and City of Corcoran, BMS Case No. 10-PA-0976
  • Teamsters Local 1145 and Honeywell International, FMCS Case No. 11-53472
  • Teamsters Local 320 and Pope County, BMS Case No. 12-PA-1181
  • Teamsters Local 320 and State Board of Public Defense, BMS Case No. 13-PA-0776


  • William Mitchell College of Law, St Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. – 2008
  • Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota
    • B.A. – 2005
    • Major: Economics

Bar Admissions

  • State of Minnesota
  • United States District Court, District of Minnesota
  • Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

Honors & Awards

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2012, 2013, 2014