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Schreier, Karen E.

Born 1956 in Sioux Falls, SD

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of South Dakota
Nominated by William J. Clinton on March 8, 1999, to a seat vacated by Richard H. Battey. Confirmed by the Senate on June 30, 1999, and received commission on July 7, 1999. Served as chief judge, 2006-2013.

St. Louis University, A.B., 1978
St. Louis University School of Law, J.D., 1981

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Francis Dunn, South Dakota Supreme Court, 1981-1982
Private practice, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 1982-1993
U.S. attorney for the District of South Dakota, 1993-1999
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 2015-2016