John S. Beckmann
  • Member




(507) 433-7889
John Beckmann was born in Nebraska in 1954 and attended the University of Minnesota as both an undergraduate and law student. While an undergraduate, he achieved the honor of Phi Beta Kappa and received his law degree in 1979 cum laude.   Mr. Beckmann was admitted to the practice of law in 1979 and has been a member of our firm since that time.  He has exceptional writing talents, honed while acting as editor of the University of Minnesota literary magazine.  He specializes his practice in the areas of products liability, personal injury, wrongful death, employment law, commercial disputes, fire, arson and construction litigation.  Mr. John Beckmann was recognized by his peers by being invited as a lecturer at continuing legal education seminars.  He has published legal monographs on the effect of recent products liability and judicial decisions and has both written and lectured on medical malpractice, business torts, legal ethics and litigation strategy.  John Beckmann has been listed in the categories of Civil Litigation and Personal Injury Law in the guide book Minnesota Law and Leading Attorneys, having earned the designation by a survey of his peers in the legal profession.  Mr. Beckmann has been, and remains, a member of the Minnesota Bar Association Advisory Committee relating to jury instructions.

Areas Of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Wrongful Death
  • Employment Law
  • Commercial Disputes

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1979


  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Honors: cum laude
  • University of Minnesota

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Minnesota Bar Association Advisory Committee, Member


  • Phi Beta Kappa

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