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L. Anthony Beall


Council Member

The Beall family has lived in Rancho Santa Margarita for 24 years.

Tony has been married to his wife Jennifer for 25 years. They have four children:  Andrew, Amanda, Anthony and Alex.

Professional Experience:

Tony is a licensed attorney and has been practicing law in California for 25 years. As a real estate transactional attorney, he has developed an in depth knowledge and special expertise in legal matters relating to public and private financing, as well as the real estate development and land-use planning process. Tony is an attorney with the international law firm of Troutman Sanders LLP and has practiced law in some of the largest and most sophisticated private law firms in the State of California. He has also served as Chief Counsel for one of the largest providers of multifamily financing throughout the United States.


As a law school graduate and as a Political Science major at UCLA, Tony developed a thorough understanding and respect for our governmental institutions and the manner in which they were designed to function for the benefit of all citizens.

Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
Juris Doctorate, 1987, Cum Laude

University of California, Los Angeles, California
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, December 1983

Mater Dei High School, Santa Ana, California
High School Diploma 1979

Civic and
Community Activities:

City Council Member, Rancho Santa Margarita since 2004
Mayor in 2013, 2012, 2011, and 2007
Mayor Pro Tem in 2010 and 2006

Planning Commissioner, Rancho Santa Margarita
Chair in 2001 and Vice Chair in 2000

Founding Member, Citizens for a Safe Rancho Santa Margarita, since 1997
Mission Statement:  "To ensure a safe, friendly, family-oriented quality of life for all residents, businesses and visitors to Rancho Santa Margarita.”

Tijeras Creek and Rancho Santa Margarita Little League
Manager and Coach since 1995

Member of San Francisco Solano Catholic Church


Tony is an Orange County native.  He was born in St. Joseph’s Hospital in Orange on January 24, 1961 and grew up in Santa Ana.

Tony’s personal interests include:
 - Local government and community service
 - Little league baseball
 - Music
 - Playing guitar and piano
 - Deep-sea fishing and boating

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