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Kim R. Schroeder

Judge Kim R. Schroeder

appointed 2013

Judge

Judge Kim R. Schroeder was born in Winfield and raised in Hugoton, Kansas. He attended community college in Liberal and undergraduate and law school in Topeka at Washburn University. After a private practice career in Hugoton that encompassed southwest Kansas, he was elected to be one of the district judges in the 26th Judicial District, where he served 14 years until his appointment to the Court of Appeals.

 

Current term

January 2019–January 2023

Appointed to the court in 2013 by Governor Sam Brownback

 

Judicial experience

2013-present, judge, Court of Appeals

1999-2013, district judge, 26th Judicial District

 

Previous professional experience

1982-99, attorney and partner, Brollier, Wolf & Schroeder, Hugoton

 

Education

Washburn University School of Law, J.D., 1982

Washburn University, B.A., 1979

Seward County Community College, Liberal, A.A., 1977

 

Professional memberships and activities

Kansas Bar Association and past board member

Southwest Kansas Bar Association and served as member of the Board of Directors from 1993-2013

 

Awards and honors

Southwest Kansas Bar Association Distinguished Service Award, 2011

 

Community, civic, and charitable activities

Past member and past president, Hugoton USD 210 Board of Education

Past president of Hugoton Rotary Club

 

Additional information

He and his wife, Karolyn, raised two children and have two grandchildren.

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