Coon Rapids attorney elected officer in bar association

Karen K. Kurth, attorney with the Coon Rapids-based Barna, Guzy & Steffen law firm, has been elected secretary of the Anoka County Bar Association for 2012-2013.

Karen K. Kurth
Karen K. Kurth

Kurth practices in the firm’s employment law and business litigation section focusing her practice on commercial litigation, employment litigation and counseling, construction litigation, real estate litigation, landlord/tenant law, shareholder disputes and appellate advocacy.

She has an extensive background in accounting and commercial insurance.

Kurth received her law degree 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.

Kurth joined Barna, Guzy & Steffen as an associate in 2004.

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 as well as provide social information to the public about the law, including connecting people who need legal services with lawyers who practice in relevant practice areas.

Established in 1938, Barna, Guzy & Steffen provides a variety of legal services for individuals, companies and governmental agencies and has worked with thousands of clients in the metro area.

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