Skip to main content
Pension Payment CalendarCheck mailed August 29, 2022Direct deposit August 31, 2022

 Jennifer Zahry, JD

Position: Chief Legal Officer
May contain: face, person, human, clothing, apparel, and smile

Ms. Zahry serves as legal counsel for KCERA management staff and the Board of Retirement. Before joining KCERA in 2013, she served as Deputy County Counsel for the County of Kern from 2002 to 2012. Ms. Zahry was also a law clerk for the United States Magistrate Judge of the Eastern District of California, Jennifer L. Thurston. She began her legal career with the County of Kern in 2000 as a child support attorney. Ms. Zahry served as President of the Kern County Bar Association in 2014. She earned a J.D. from the University of Santa Clara’s School of Law, a B.A. in Business Economics from University of California at Santa Barbara, and an A.A. in Economics from Bakersfield College.