Bethany Hurd

Associate Attorney

Edina divorce attorney Bethany HurdWhen clients initially meet with Edina divorce attorney Bethany Hurd, they’re coming from a world of uncertainty.

Their families are in a state of flux, and they often feel their most important assets are being threatened.

With so much up in the air, Ms. Hurd maintains a sense of empathy, and makes sure to address her client’s concerns to the best of her abilities.

“They can expect that I will actively listen to their concerns and provide candid advice based on their specific circumstances,” Ms. Hurd said.

A divorce inevitably leads to a certain degree of change in an individual’s life. Ms. Hurd thrives on ensuring that change is positive.

“I enjoy making a direct impact in people’s lives and ensuring fair outcomes throughout family change,” Ms. Hurd said.

Licenses & Admissions

Ms. Hurd is licensed in Minnesota.


Ms. Hurd earned her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Minnesota. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of Minnesota Law School.

Professional Experience

Before joining Cordell & Cordell, Ms. Hurd was a law clerk for an estate planning and closely-held businesses firm.


Ms. Hurd is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association.


Ms. Hurd received the Hennepin County Employee Recognition Award in Community Engagement.

While in college, Ms. Hurd was named to the Dean’s List.



“Bethany has made me feel as though I am her only client, even though I know I am not. Her level of professionalism and caring is more than I ever expected. She always listens to my concerns and frustrations … and gives me her honest opinion in an easy to understand manner. She takes the time to answer all my questions with every call or correspondence, even if I ask the same question again because I still just don’t quite get it. Her accessibility is better than I expected. Her understanding of my case is always spot on and she never gives me any reason to doubt her advice regarding my case. … I am very satisfied with Bethany’s work on my case. …”


“Bethany has always gotten back to me on any question or concern I have had.  Bethany always keeps me informed of the status of my case and any changes thus [far].  Bethany has always made suggestions or proposed strategies to help my case move along. She listened to my expectations and come up with solutions to best meet them. … The nationwide reach of this firm has served me well in my case. My attorney was able to get [answers] regarding laws in other states and how that affects my case.  My attorney, Bethany Hurd, has always maintained outstanding communication with me regarding my case. Her level of service has far exceeded my expectations. She has always made me feel like my case is her top priority. She has a personal touch to her service that really helped me when I needed it most during this difficult ordeal I am going through.”