Jeff Cox is a dedicated public servant with lifelong ties to the Cass County area. The son of a truck driver and a schoolteacher, Jeff grew up learning the value of hard work, and with an understanding that the precious freedoms we enjoy come with a great responsibility to ourselves, our families, and our community. After graduating from Raymore-Peculiar High School in 1993, he went on to earn bachelorís degrees in political science and philosophy from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a law degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
While an undergraduate at MU, Jeff spent time studying abroad at Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Australia, and later clerked for State Representative David Levin in the Missouri General Assembly. While a law student at UMKC, he served as Student Chapter President of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies, and is currently active in the Kansas City Lawyers Chapter.
Jeff is an attorney licensed to practice law in both Missouri and Kansas, and has owned and operated Cox Law Office, LLC, in Raymore since 2003. Before setting up his law practice, he clerked for the Cass County Prosecutorís Office and for the Federal Public Defenderís Office for the Western District of Missouri.
Jeff served a term as the Attorney Member of the Missouri Child Abuse and Neglect Review Board from 2006 to 2009, and served on the Raymore City Council from 2007 to 2012. In 2011, he was named the Cass County Republican of the Year "in recognition of sacrificial service and commitment to conservative values."
Jeff was elected Cass County Presiding Commissioner in the November 2012 general election, for a term beginning in January 2013.