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 Autumn O. Beck has just started her own firm specalizing in Marital and Family law. She is a Pensacola native and graduate of Tate High School.


Autumn is admitted to practice in Florida (since 2001) and is a Supreme Court Certified Circuit Court Mediator. She is also a Certified Collaborative Divorce Attorney.  She was recently selected as a 2014 and 2013 Florida Super Lawyer Rising Star in Family Law.


Autumn has worked in private practice on both as both plaintiff and defense counsel in the areas of insurance defense, plaintiff’s personal injury, contract disputes, sexual harassment, and other workplace issues. In addition, she has served as Political Action Committee Director and Legislative Counsel for the Florida Chamber of Commerce where she was a lobbyist before the Florida Legislature on business-related issues.


Prior to joining McDonald Fleming Moorhead, Autumn practiced with the Pensacola law firm of Kerrigan, Estess, Rankin, McLeod and Thomson, LP in plaintiff’s personal injury law.

Autumn was chosen as a 2011 Pensacola Rising Star and is a graduate of Leadership Pensacola . She is also a recently published author of the humorous cookbook, Skinny Ninnie’s Kitchen, which retells the stories of 4 generations of Southern living and comfort food.

Autumn is active in the local community where she serves on the Board of Trustees for the Pensacola Little Theater,  is a member of NAIOP,  Ballet Pensacola Guild Member and actively involved in local political campaigns and politics.  She is the mother of three young children; Irelyn, Bryre, and Covington.


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 50%
    15 years
  2. Child Custody: 40%
    15 years
  3. Family: 10%
    15 years



Hourly ($250-350/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Casey Pless Waterhouse

    I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Beck represented the opposing party in a modification matter and she was absolutely wonderful to work with. I respect her as a fellow attorney and am truly impressed by her knowledge of family law. She was truly an inspiring advocate for her client in this particular matter.


    Casey Waterhouse Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Virginia Marie Buchanan

    I endorse this lawyer. She brings a fresh approach to family law. Smart and hardworking.


    Virginia Buchanan Wrongful Death Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Autumn O. Beck PLLC

127 Palafox Place, Suite 100
Pensacola, FL, 32502


FLMember in Good Standing200101/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Nation's Top AttorneysNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Top 10 Attorneys Under 40National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys2014
Top Up and Coming AttorneyFlorida Trend Magazine2014
2014 Rising Stars Family LawSuper Lawyers2014
2013 Florida Rising Star in Family LawSuper Lawyers2013
Best Rising LeaderIndependent News2012
2011 Rising StarIndependent News2011
Order of the BarristersFlorida State University College of Law2001
Robert D. Orsek Memorial Moot Court Comptition- First Place TeamThe Florida Bar2000
Robert Orsek Memorial Moot Court Competition- Best Oral AdvocateThe Florida Bar2000
Best Oral AdvocateBMI Entertainment and Benjamain Cardozo College of Law2000
Ausey and McMullin Moot Court Final FourFlorida State University1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerAutumn O. Beck PLLC2014 - Present
AttorneyMcDonald Fleming Moorhead2011 - 2014
AttorneyKerrigan Estess Rankin McLeod and Thompson2010 - 2011
Legislative Counsel and Political Action Committee DirectorFlorida Chamber Of Commerce2002 - 2004
PAC Director and Legislative CounselFlorida Chamber Of Commerce2002 - 2004
AttorneyCooper Byrne Blue and Schwartz2000 - 2002
Legal Intern for Justice Major HardingSupreme Court Florida2000 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
FavorHouseBoard of Directors2014 - Present
Pensacola LIttle TheaterBoard of Trustees2013 - Present
Gulf Coast Diplomacy CouncilN/A2013 - Present
NAIOPN/A2012 - Present
Gulf Coast Kids HousePrevention Committee2012 - Present
McGuires' Irish Politican's ClubCharter Master2012 - Present
Pensacola Little TheaterBoard of Trustees2012 - Present
Florida Bar Association Fee Grievance Mediation CommitteeN/A2012 - Present
Leadership PensacolaN/A2012 - Present
Florida Association for Women Lawyers (Northwest Florida chapter)President2012 - Present
Florida Bar, Family Law SectionN/A2012 - Present
Escambia/Santa Rosa Bar Association, Family Law CommitteeN/A2012 - Present
International Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsMember2012 - Present
Florida Association for Women Lawyers (Northwest Florida chapter)Vice President2011 - 2012
Florida Bar, Grievance Mediation and Fee Arbitration CommitteeMediator2011 - Present
Florida Association for Women LawyersLegislative Committee2010 - 2012
IMPACT 100N/A2010 - Present
Escambia/Santa Rosa Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Florida BarN/A2001 - Present
Phi Delta PhiClerk of Mason Ladd1999 - 2000
Alpha Chi OmegaPresident1996 - 1997
National Association of Industrial and Office PropertiesN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. Maynard; 783 So.2d 226 (Fla. 2001)N/A
Burkett v. Burkett; 155 So.3d 478 (Fla. 1st DCA 2015)Per Currium Affirmed
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Publication nameTitleDate
Pensacola Magazine Wedding EditionA Contract of Love: Why Every Smart Bride (and Groom) Should Consider a Prenuptial Agreement2014
Northwest Florida Business ClimateA Tale of Two (post-divorce) Christmases or Why There is A Better Way to Divorce2013
Tate Publishing CompanySkinny Ninnie's Kitchen2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Florida State UniversityReligion and Political ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Pensacola Legal Support Specialists AssociationCollaborative Divorce 101 for Support Staff2014
NW FLA Paralegal Assc. CLECollaborative Law 101 for Paralegals2013
Escambia/Santa Rosa Bar AssociationCollaborative Divorce 101 for Lawyers and Mediators2013
Student Leader TrainingPoking, Tweeting, Linking and Squaring up with Social Media; What every Student Leader must know about Social Networking and the Law2011
Senior Lunch and LearnsSocial Media, Young People and the Law; What you need to know before you post2011