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Kristen Beck

Areas of Practice

Ms. Beck is an attorney licensed to practice in the State of Texas and a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) by the Texas Board of Public Accountancy. Ms. Beck practices primarily in the areas of estate planning, business organizational planning and general business law, trust and estate administration, real estate, oil and gas, and commercial law.

Her estate planning practice includes the preparation of trusts, wills, durable powers of attorney, advance health care directives, and related estate planning documents. In addition, she represents trustees and executors in all aspects of trust and probate administration.

Ms. Beck’s business law practice includes mergers and acquisitions, buy-sell agreements, business sales and transitions, asset protection, succession planning, and formation of business entities, including limited liability companies, corporations, partnerships and other business entities and ventures. In addition, she counsels individuals and businesses in the transfer or sale of real property.

Ms. Beck's accounting and finance background complements her legal practice and makes her particularly suited to assist clients with sophisticated estate and gift tax planning, business planning, and estate and trust administrations.

Professional History and Affiliations

  • Associate in the firm of Field, Manning, Stone, Hawthorne & Aycock, P.C.
  • Admitted to Practice:
    • State Bar of Texas (2021)
  • Admitted to Practice: Certified Public Accountant, Texas (2012)
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, South Plains Chapter
  • American Institute of CPAs
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Lubbock County Bar Association
  • South Plains Trust and Estate Council
  • Lubbock County Young Lawyers Association

Education

  • Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2021
    • Top Grade Award: Legal Practice II
    • Top Grade Award: Constitutional Law
    • Top Grade Award: Agricultural Biotechnology Law
    • Top Grade Award: Criminal Procedure
    • Top Grade Award: Professional Responsibility
    • Distinction Award: Estate & Gift Taxation
    • Distinction Award: Estate Planning
    • Distinction Award: Space Law
  • Texas Christian University, Master of Accounting, 2011
  • Texas Christian University, B.B.A., Accounting, 2011