AUSTIN, TX – Former Dallas County Judge Karen Gren Scholar was confirmed by the U.S. Senate earlier this week to serve as a federal judge for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas – Dallas Division.

Republican Party of Texas Chairman James Dickey issued the following statement:

Congratulations to Judge Karen Gren Scholar on being confirmed by the U.S. Senate unanimously.  Her commitment to serving Texans and to the rule of law make her an excellent choice to be the newest federal district judge for North Texans.  Her extensive experience will serve her well in this new role.”