Hon. Karen Gren Scholer
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
Judge Karen Scholer is the newest judge on the federal bench in the Northern District of Texas, having been confirmed on March 5, 2018. Judge Scholer is the first Asian American United States district judge to serve in the State of Texas and in the entire Fifth Circuit. Judge Scholer previously served as a state district judge and was in private practice immediately before taking the federal bench.