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Kim R. Schroeder

Judge Kim R. Schroeder

appointed 2013


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 2023–January 2027

Appointed to court 2013


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



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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