MJF Staff

Our Team

Please Note: MJF does not provide direct legal assistance. If you are in need of legal assistance, you may find referral information at the following websites: Minnesota State Bar Association, LawHelpMN.org, and Volunteer Lawyers Network.

Anna Beadle, Executive Director

Anna Beadle, Executive Director

Anna graduated from University of Minnesota Law School in 2010. During law school, she participated in the Child Advocacy Clinic as a student and as a student director. Prior to joining MJF, she worked at Children’s Law Center of Minnesota.

Becky Beerling, UST Staff Attorney

Becky Beerling, Staff attorney, University of St. Thomas School of Law

Becky Beerling is a 2003 graduate from Hamline Law School. During law school Becky was a MJF summer fellow at CMLS and a MJF student board member. Before coming to MJF Becky worked as a judicial law clerk at the Minnesota Court of Appeals, United States District Court for the District of Nebraska and the Nebraska Supreme Court. Most recently, Becky worked in the area of housing law at Volunteer Lawyers Network (VLN). Becky is excited to help create opportunities for students to engage in public service work and work towards MJF’s goal of increasing access to justice for all Minnesotans.

Anna Berglund, MHSL staff attorney

Anna Berglund, Staff Attorney, Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Anna is a 2021 graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School. As a student, she thoroughly enjoyed working with middle schoolers in MJF’s Street Law program, volunteering with various legal organizations in the Twin Cities, and representing clients in the Employment Law Clinic. Before and after law school she worked in the legal aid community in New York City in the areas of housing and foreclosure law. Anna is always excited to work with students and support the public interest legal services community.

Kendall Hames, UMN Staff Attorney

Kendall Hames, Staff Attorney, University of Minnesota Law School

Kendall graduated from the University of St. Thomas School of Law in 2015. During law school, she was a Certified Student Attorney in the Elder Law Practice Clinic and she clerked for the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office. Before joining MJF, Kendall worked as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Edward T. Wahl and volunteered with Volunteer Lawyers Network. Kendall is committed to MJF’s mission of creating opportunities for law students to perform public interest and pro bono legal services to increase access to justice for Minnesotans.