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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.

Education:
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