MISSOULA — Missoula Municipal Court Judge Kathleen Jenks has announced her plans to retire at the end of her term, on Dec. 31, 2021.
“At the end of this year, I will have served as Missoula Municipal Court Judge for 10 years. The citizens of Missoula have elected me for this position twice, and I am so very grateful for their trust,” Judge Jenks said in a statement.
“The court has made tremendous changes and improvements while I have been here, but now it is time for me to move on. I will not run again in 2021. “I have enjoyed my time in the court very much, and I will be ending my term with a great deal of sadness, but I am also looking forward to retirement,” the statement continued.
“I am announcing my retirement early because I want to give interested candidates time to make a decision about running before the candidate filing date in April,” the statement added.