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Employment Law

Employer and Employee Representation

Estate Planning & Probate

Wills, Trusts, Conservatorship, Guardianship, Estate Administration, Mediation, Litigation


Employment Law Disputes
Estate Planning and Probate Matters
Business and Corporate Law Disputes

Early Childhood Education & School Law

Compliance With Licensing Regulations, Investigations, Complaints, Counseling and Training

Individual Specialty Claims

High Impact Litigation, False Claims Act, Class Actions, Whistleblower, Personal Injury, Tax Disputes And More

Business & Corporate Law

Business Formation, Commercial Disputes, Litigation, Mediation, Tax Dispute Resolution

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Jerri Adams Belcher

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Jerri Adams Belcher is a fearless and tenacious employment attorney. With a legal decade of experience, Jerri has earned a reputation as a formidable advocate for her clients, consistently delivering outstanding results. Throughout her career, Jerri has focused her practice on discrimination, retaliation, and harassment in the workplace. Her comprehensive understanding of the law, coupled with her sharp analytical skills, allows her to devise innovative strategies tailored to each client’s unique needs. She has also successfully argued cases in state and federal district courts.

Prior to joining Engelmeier & Umanah, Jerri litigated and tried employment, insurance, and construction-defect cases. Jerri is highly decorated employment attorney. She has been named as a Minnesota Rising Star since 2019 and was selected by Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. 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 is co-chair of the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Diversity and Inclusion Council. Jerri is a former member of Technovation, where she mentored middle-school girls by helping them to develop business acumen, public speaking skills, and confidence to solve real-world problems through technology.

Areas of Practice:

  • Employment Law – Employee 100%

Bar Admission:

  • Minnesota, 2014
  • Wisconsin, 2014
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 2015
  • Illinois, 2023


  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois
    B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    Honors: magna cum laude
    Major: English and Communication

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Minnesota State Bar Association-Diversity and Inclusion, Co-Chair


  • Super Lawyers® Rising Star, Employment Litigation: Plaintiff, 2019 – 2021


  • 50%


  • English
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