Before taking on his Middletown assignment, he was the
Administrative Judge for the Hartford Judicial District.
He was nominated to be a judge of the Superior
Court by Governor John Rowland and was sworn in March of 1996.
Judge Beach is a graduate of the University of
Virginia School of Law, and he received his B.A. from Yale
Prior to his appointment to the bench, he was a
trial lawyer for fifteen years, the latter three with a Manchester
firm, of which he was a principal partner. From 1973 to 1981, Judge
Beach served as a prosecutor.