SIDNEY — A new Probate and Juvenile Court judge has been appointed for Shelby County.
Gov. John R. Kasich announced Friday he was appointed Jeffrey J. Beigel, of Sidney, to serve as judge on the Shelby County Court of Common Pleas, Probate and Juvenile Divisions. Beigel will assume office on Feb. 20, 2017, and must run in the November 2018 election to retain the seat for the remainder of the unexpired term, which ends Feb. 8, 2021. Beigel is replacing Judge William R. Zimmerman, who resigned after he was elected judge for the Third District Court of Appeals.
Beigel received his bachelor’s degree from Miami University and his juris doctorate and masters of business administration from The Ohio State University. Beigel currently maintains a full private practice as Beigel Law Office.
He is a member of the Ohio Bar Association, the Shelby County Bar Association, the Ohio Bar Title Insurance Company Agent and is licensed in all federal and state courts in Ohio.
He is currently the juvenile magistrate with the court. He handles custody, parenting, support, abuse neglect and dependency matters.
Beigel and his wife, Lori, have two daughters.