Prior to accepting this position, Sommer served as a Deputy County
Counselor for Jackson County, Mo. for over 12 years. She also served as
an Assistant Prosecutor for Jackson County for 11 years. Sommer is a
member of the Eastern Jackson County and Kansas City Bar Associations,
American Bankruptcy Institute, International Association of Assessing
Officers, Independence Junior Service League and an Executive Board
member of the Independence Youth Court.
Jacqueline is a graduate
from the University of Missouri-Kansas City with a degree in Economics
and a Doctorate in Law. Sommer is licensed to practice in Kansas and
Missouri, the U.S. District Courts of Kansas and Missouri, and the U.S.