After 35 years as a trial lawyer, including two separate terms as Phelps County’s Prosecuting Attorney, John Beger was elected Circuit Judge for the 25th Judicial Circuit (Phelps, Maries, Texas and Pulaski Counties) without opposition. John’s other public service includes 15 years as the City of Rolla’s City Counselor and 10 years on the Board of Trustees for the Phelps County Regional Medical Center.
John’s wife of 34 years, Cindy, is a Broker-Agent with Investment Realty and an Equity actress, appearing in numerous performances at Ozark Actors Theatre which she helped found. Cindy is active in the Rolla Choral Arts Society and serves on the board of the Phelps Regional Health Care Foundation.
John and Cindy have two daughters, Sarah (Frampton), an equestrian instructor and Heather, a senior at Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri. They are both active in their church, Ozark Highlands Christian Church-Disciples of Christ and recently welcomed their first grandchild, Tristan Thomas Frampton, II.