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Scholer, Karen Gren

Born 1957 in Tokyo, Japan

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on September 7, 2017, to a seat vacated by Jorge Antonio Solis. Confirmed by the Senate on March 5, 2018, and received commission on March 6, 2018.

Rice University, B.A., 1979
Cornell Law School, J.D., 1982

Professional Career:

Private practice, Dallas, Texas, 1982-2000, 2009-2013, 2014-2018
Judge, Texas District Court, Ninety-Fifth Judicial District, 2001-2008; presiding judge, Dallas County civil district judges, 2007
Arbitrator and mediator, American Arbitration Association, 2014-2018

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, March 15, 2016; no Senate vote

Miscellaneous Information:

Former names: Karen Gren Johnson; Karen Anne Gren