Amy Beck

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Phone: (515) 254-1999
Fax: (515) 254-9923
E-mail: amy@employmentlawiowa.com

Amy graduated in May 2016 with highest honors from Drake University Law School where she served as a captain on Drake’s National Moot Court and AAJ Mock Trial teams. Amy competed twice at the American Association of Justice National Mock Trial competition, and earned a top ten finish at the National Moot Court competition, including a regional Best Brief award.  Amy was also a junior staff member of the Drake Law Review.  Throughout her time at Drake Law, Amy was involved with Delta Theta Phi Legal Fraternity, serving as both an Academic Co-Chair and Alumnae Liaison.

In her third year at Drake Law, Amy was inducted into the Order of the Barristers as well as the Order of the Coif honor societies.  Amy also received the Jeffrey and Elizabeth Goodman Distinguished Advocate Award, an award given to the Drake Law School student who, in the opinion of the faculty, demonstrates excellence and proficiency in client representation and advocacy.

In 2012, Amy graduated summa cum laude from Drake University where she earned a B.A. in both political science and creative advertising. In college, Amy was a Vice President of Alpha Phi sorority and served as an Executive Officer on Drake’s Student Activities Board.

Amy lives in Des Moines with her husband Bill and their dog Bear. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, boating, traveling, wine, and sports.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law
  • Discrimination
  • Civil Rights

Education

  • Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa, J.D., highest honors (2016)
  • Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa, B.A., summa cum laude (2013)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Iowa Employment Lawyers Association
  • Iowa Association for Justice
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Polk County Bar Association
  • Polk County Women Attorneys