Position: Circuit judge for the 16th Judicial Circuit
Evaluation Year: 2022
Judge Jerri J. Zhang was appointed to the bench in 2021. Zhang had previously served five years as a Probate Court Commissioner in Division 19.
Prior to her appointment to the bench, Zhang was a lawyer with the Jackson County Counselor’s Office; legal counsel for the Jackson County Public Administrator; and legal counsel for the Missouri Administrative Hearing Commission.
Judge Zhang received her Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law.
Zhang is a member of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Asian American Bar Association of Kansas City, Association of Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City, and the American Bar Association.