Acena Beck is the Deputy Director at the Children’s Law Center. Acena has extensive experience in family law and has represented clients in private practice and the non-profit sector. Acena is licensed to practice law in state and federal courts in Kentucky.
At CLC, Acena represents youth on a variety of legal issues that affect children. She also supervises and coordinates the student program, and oversees administrative functions at the Center.
Acena earned a B.A. magna cum lade from Morehead State University, and a J.D. from Northern Kentucky University Chase College of Law. She is active in the Northern Kentucky Bar Association, currently serving as Co-Chair of the Family Law Section, and the Kentucky Bar Association. In 2014, she was appointed to the Kentucky Access to Justice Commission for a three year term.
Acena resides in Northern Kentucky with her son and husband, who is also an attorney.