Hanft Fride Announces 2022 Super Lawyers


Duluth, MN: Hanft Fride is pleased to announce several of its attorneys have earned recognition as Minnesota Super Lawyers, including Charles “Huck” Andresen, Jake Baker, Bill Burns, Jennifer Carey, John Kelly and Cheryl Prince. Jennifer Carey was also recognized this year in the Top 100 Minnesota Super Lawyers and Top 50 Women Minnesota Super Lawyers.

“At Hanft Fride, recognition matters because it signals to clients and prospects that they’re working with the most skilled attorneys in the state.,” said Jennifer Carey, President of Hanft Fride. “This great group of attorneys has been recognized for excellence for decades, and we’re proud to have them serving our clients, our firm and our community.”

Jennifer Carey has been named one of Minnesota Lawyer Power 30 for construction and real estate attorneys in 2022. Carey was also named to the 2022 Minnesota Super Lawyers list for the 19th consecutive year. She was also listed among Minnesota Monthly’s 2022 Best Lawyers. Carey practices in real estate development, common interest community law, estate planning, and probate.

Charles “Huck” Andresen was named to the 2022 Minnesota Super Lawyers list for the 20th time. Andresen practices in the areas of residential and commercial real estate law, mining and mineral law, boundary and title correction matters and access and easement issues.

Jake Baker has been recognized repeatedly with Minnesota Super Lawyer, and this marks his 13th time on the list. He practices in estate planning, probate, trust administration and family law.

Bill Burns was named to the 2022 Minnesota Super Lawyers list for the 20th time. Burns practices in business law, private and public financing of business enterprises, zoning and real estate development, healthcare business issues and mergers/acquisitions.

John Kelly was named to the 2022 Minnesota Super Lawyers list for the 20th time. Kelly practices in the areas of personal injury defense, insurance law, commercial litigation and professional liability defense.

Cheryl Prince was named to the 2022 Minnesota Super Lawyers list for the 17th consecutive year. Prince practices family law, handling cases involving both simple and complex property division, maintenance and custody issues. She also serves as a mediator in a wide range of disputes.

Super Lawyers is a part of Thompson Reuters and selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process on an annual and state-by-state basis. The objective of the program is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel. Only 5% of attorneys are selected for the Super Lawyers list.

Congratulations to all the attorneys that received recognition in 2022. About Hanft Fride

Hanft Fride has been a top-performing firm in the region for over 100 years. With a focus on client satisfaction, the legal team at Hanft Fride leverages experience and expertise to drive results for clients across many industries. From business transactions to litigation, family law to real estate and estate planning, and more, the legal team at Hanft Fride delivers high-quality services with high-value results. Learn more at

Top row, left to right: John Kelly, Jennifer Carey, Bill Burns. Bottom row, left to right: Charles “Huck” Andresen, Cheryl Prince, and Jake Baker.