How much is Kathleen Zellner worth? Get all the information about her wealth!
Kathleen Zellner is an attorney from the United States who has spent a lot of time-fighting for those who have been wrongfully imprisoned. She was also named the Chicago Tribune Women of the Year and won the American Bar association "Pursuit of Justice" Award for her efforts to release prisoners who had been unfairly imprisoned.
Kathleen Zellner was born on 7 May 1957 in Midland, Texas, United States, to Owen Daniel Thomas (former geologist) and Winifred Thomas (nurse). She is the second oldest child of her parents among seven children. However, she has not disclosed the identity of her siblings on social platforms. Besides this, she graduated.
The lady earned a B.A. from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, after attending Marquette University in Wisconsin and then Missouri. Besides her early life and education, let's find out her net worth and other details about her career in the following section.
Kathleen Zellner's Net Worth And Earnings
Kathleen Zellner is one of Chicago's most well-known and honored lawyers who has gained worldwide fame and wealth from her profession. The mother of a kid has not disclosed her actual wealth on the media, but her estimated net worth is approximately $10 million as of 2022.
Image: Kathleen Zellner is a Lawyer By Profession. Source: The Guardian
Moreover, she has won over $100 million in settlements for her clients and has had 20 cases overturned so far. She has about $90 million in wrongful convictions and medical malpractice cases as of March 2016.
In 2007, she obtained a $15.5 million civil rights verdict for Kevin Fox, an $11 million civil rights verdict for Ryan W. Ferguson in Missouri, and a $9 million civil rights verdict for Ray Spencer in Washington in 2014.
Apart from this, she was editor-in-chief of the law review at Northern Illinois University College of Law. She probably earned a handsome amount of money from there also.
Kathleen Zellner's Career
Kathleen Zellner began her legal career in 1991 when she accepted a request from an anti-death penalty group to represent Larry Eyler. Moreover, she founded her firm, Kathleen T. Zellner & Associates, in Downers Grove, Illinois, in 1991, where he handles wrongful conviction cases, civil rights violations, medical malpractice, and prisoner abuse cases.
Zellner had received 19 amnesties, with 20 pardons for clients. Steven Avery (the subject of the 2015 and 2018 Netflix series Making a Murderer), Kevin Fox, Ryan W. Ferguson, Larry Eyler, and 19 exonerees recorded in the National Registry of Exonerations are among the notable clients Zellner has represented.
Photo: Kathleen Zellner is With Her Client, Steven Avery. Source: Esquire
Besides this, the strong American lady has played in many movies and television shows. Her filmography is Dream/Killer and Making a Murderer, whereas her television show is 48 hours, 20/20, I-Witness, etc.