Jerri Adams Belcher is a fearless and tenacious advocate for employees’ rights. She represents individuals who have experienced discrimination, retaliation, and harassment in the workplace. Jerri has litigated and tried employment, insurance, and construction-defect cases. During law school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, she developed her advocacy skills as a judicial intern for then Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson of the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Jerri also served as a member of Wisconsin’s Mock Trial team and as Secretary of the Black Law Student Association.


  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, WI, J.D.
  • Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, B.A., magna cum laude, English and Communication


  • Minnesota Supreme Court
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court
  • Illinois Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota

Professional Memberships

  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Diversity & Inclusion Council Co-Chair
  • National Employment Lawyers Association, Minnesota Chapter
  • Employment Lawyers Association of the Upper Midwest
  • Ramsey County Bar Association
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers


  • Super Lawyers® Rising Star, Employment Litigation: Plaintiff, 2019-2022
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™, Labor and Employment Law – Employee, 2022-2023; Litigation – Labor and Employment, 2022-2023

Publications & Presentations

  • Preparing for the New Normal – Business and Employment Considerations for Long-Term Hybrid and Remote Work, Minnesota State Bar Association, Co-presenter with Timothy Kohls and Dan Prokott, June 22, 2021
  • Use and Enforcement of Non-Compete and Confidentiality Agreements, 2018 Business Law Institute, Panelist with Tom Marshall, May 7, 2018
  • Employment Law Boot Camp, Presentation to Contractors and Members of the Construction Industry, Presenter, May 2017
  • Arbitration Study Preliminary: Section 1028(A) Study Results to Date, Co-author of Small Claims Court Data, December 12, 2013