Regina Chu Height, Weight, Net Worth, Age, Birthday, Wikipedia, Who, Nationality, Biography

Regina Chu- Biography

Judge Regina Chu has been appointed as the fourth judicial judge for Hennepin County. She is well-known for her years of legal experience as well as her powerful personality. She is one of the few Asian American female judges serving in high-level courts in the United States.

What is the Net Worth of Regina Chu? Salary, Earnings

Regina Chu has worked in the legal area since she graduated and has been quite active in her career. In the beginning, she made a living as an attorney, and later as a judge. Her net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million and is primarily derived from her legal career.

Regina Chu- Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education

Regina Chu was born on July 19, 1953, in Detroit, Michigan, the United States, to an Asian-American family. She has not disclosed any information about her parents or other family members, thus their names and occupations are unknown. She is also thought to be a single mother of the Christian faith. Regina finished her studies at the University of Minnesota, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in 1975. She later pursued a legal education and attended William Mitchell College of Law. She received her diploma in 1980.

Regina Chu- Relationship, Married Life

Regina has never openly discussed her personal life or romances, however, she is now thought to be married. However, no information is available regarding her husband or whether she has any children. She is now settled in Minnesota, where she lives happily with her family. She is not on any social media platforms and does not have an account on any of them, including Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

Regina Chu- Professional Career

Regina began her legal career in 1977 as a law clerk in Judge Barbeau’s office, and in 1980, she became a law clerk in the Minnesota Supreme Court while pursuing her law degree.

She began working as an assistant attorney in private practice after graduating and also worked in the attorney general’s office in 1984. Later, in 1985, she joined the private business Bassford, Lockhart, Truesdell & Briggs, where she remained until 1993.

She later became a partner at Wilson & Chu and worked there until 1996. She did, however, go into private practice in 1997. Regina Chu was appointed to the bench by Governor Jesse Ventura in 2002. She was appointed as Hennepin County’s 4th judicial district judge. She was first elected to a full term in 2004, and she was re-elected in 2010 and 2016.

Controversy

Regina was recently involved in a controversy as she gave a low sentence to former officer Kim Potter for killing a black driver Daunte Wright, citing the difficulty of the police profession and Potter’s contrition. The former cop must now serve 16 months in prison, which is two-thirds of her eligible term. This enraged the victim’s mother as much as the attorneys, and Katie Wright, the victim’s mother, told reporters that the punishment made her son a murderer all over again.

Protesters and those who criticize the punishment and bring out the sentence’s favoritism towards white people are chanting “White woman tears.” This raised various difficulties in the legal system, sparking fierce debate and protests.

Trivia

  • She serves on the board of the Asian Women’s United of Minnesota.
  • She also sits on the Hennepin County Pro Bono Project committee.
  • Regina is a member of the section council for Civil Litigation.