Judge Duncan Beagle of Genesee County is a 3rd generation lawyer. He shares his growing up in Flint, community activities, and accomplishments.
Judge Duncan M. Beagle has lived a remarkable life. Judge Beagle has inspired, mentored, and coached courage and resilience while serving his community.
Judge Beagle's grandfather Charles Beagle was the Genesee County Prosecutor in the 1920s and practiced law for 56 years in Flint. John Beagle, Duncan's father, was also a Flint lawyer who practiced law with distinction for more than 50 years.
The Beagle family has a rich legacy of community service in the greater Flint area. The Beagles have served on numerous community boards and have given richly of their time, talents, and treasure to the people of Flint.
This podcast interview with Judge Beagle covers his life growing up in Flint, community activities, and accomplishments.
The State Bar of Michigan and the Michigan Supreme Court honored the judge for his work on behalf of children in Michigan. He is currently the Chief Judge of the Genesee County Circuit Court. He previously served as the President of the Genesee County Bar Association.
In our conversation, he discusses his family out the spectacular 1929 bank embezzlement case, which his grandfather Charles Beagle handled while the Prosecuting Attorney of Genesee County.
He also discusses what it means to be a Flintstone! Judge Beagle is a self-described sports nut. For over 20 years, he served as a basketball referee for area high school games with future college and professional players. Judge Beagle is a member of the Albion College Alumni Hall of Fame for his accomplishments as a baseball player in college.
Judge Beagle attended Flint Schools, including Zimmerman Jr High School and Flint Southwestern High School. He graduated from Albion College with a B.A. and the University of Detroit-Mercy with a Juris Doctorate. He is married to Dana and has a son.
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