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Michelle Davidson is the elected Prosecuting Attorney for Buchanan County.

Michelle Davidson,  began working with the Buchanan County Prosecutor’s Office in 2018.  She has been a licensed attorney in Missouri for 18 years specializing in the area of criminal law.  Ms. Davidson obtained her Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri-Columbia.  She graduated cum laude from Missouri Western State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accounting.

Ms. Davidson began her career in public service in 2001 when she joined the Buchanan County Public Defender’s Office.  She rose through the ranks and from 2005-2008 she was the District Defender charged with managing that office.  In 2008, Ms. Davidson transferred to the Fourth Circuit Public Defender’s Office where she continued to serve as the District Defender until joining the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office in 2018.

As a trial attorney, Ms. Davidson has handled many jury trials which include cases of first degree murder and other serious crimes against persons.  She has also served as an elected council member of the Young Lawyers Section of the Missouri Bar. 

Kristina S. Zeit - Assistant Prosecutor

Kristina S. Zeit, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, has been with the Buchanan County Prosecutor’s Office since 2006, and currently prosecutes domestic violence cases. Ms. Zeit obtained a degree in Business Administration from the University of Kansas, and graduated from the University of Kansas School of Law.