Beardslee currently serves as city attorney of Marshall and also works in private practice with a focus on civil matters, representing organizations and individuals in real property, personal injury, product liability, wrongful repossession, bankruptcy, estate planning and probate matters. He serves on the Brass Band of Battle Creek Board of Directors and on the Calhoun County Friend of the Court Committee. Beardslee has also served on the Marshall Public School Board, Marshall City Council, Marshall Success Fund and has worked with the Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce. Beardslee began his law career with Dobbins, Sherman and Beardslee, PC.
He earned a bachelor's degree from Spring Arbor University and his law degree from Wayne State University Law School.
Beardslee fills the seat vacated by Judge John Hallacy and must stand for election this November to serve for the remaining four years of the term.