John Beard grew up in northern Louisiana and southern Ohio. He attended college at the University of Cincinnati and went to law school at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. John started off his legal career in environmental and real estate law before transitioning to civil litigation. His experience includes working on behalf of large and small clients, from boatyards to food manufacturers. He joined Phillips, Spallas & Angstadt in December 2021.
John enjoys writing in his free time.