St. Louis, MO – On Friday, March 21, 2014, Jalesia “Jasha” F. McQueen filed to run for St. Louis County Assessor.

Jasha McQueen is an attorney practicing in the St. Louis area.  A second generation immigrant fluent in Spanish, her practice areas focus on general corporate law, immigration law and international law.  Jasha provides a full range of legal services to entrepreneurs, start-ups, globally minded business professionals, immigrants, foreigners, and businesses of various sizes and types. She has extensive experience from large and prestigious law firms in St. Louis.  Now an established entrepreneur, she further understands the risks and frustrations associated with starting and growing a business.  Prior to graduating cum laude with a law degree from Southern Illinois University School of Law, she served as a Captain in the U.S. Army. Jasha earned a master’s degree in human resource management from Troy State University and an undergraduate degree in communications magna cum laude from the University of Tampa.

Jasha holds a federal appointment as one of 12 members to the Missouri Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, and holds an appointment by the Governor to the Missouri Hispanic Business Trade and Culture Commission.  Jasha also volunteers to assist Hispanic business owners at the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan St. Louis. Additionally, she educates aspiring business owners on the aspects of business law as a regular presenter on behalf of SCORE and is an advisor and frequent contributor to KETC Channel 9’s immigration documentary “Homeland”.

Jasha received the St. Louis Business Journal’s “40 under 40” award in 2007 and was featured as a “St. Louis Character” in 2010.

Jasha can be contacted at or by phone 314-238-1368

“I have known Jasha for years and she will bring common sense management and decision making to the office of St. Louis County Assessor.”  Dan O’Sullivan, Hadley Township Republican Committeeman  said.  He went on to say: “Along with Rick Stream in the County Executive Office, they will work to eliminate corruption and mismanagement in county government.”