Karen L. Krauser Associate Circuit Judge

Karen Krauser

Substantially MEETS overall judicial performance standards.

Position: Associate circuit judge for the 7th Judicial Circuit

Evaluation year: 2022


Hon. Karen Krauser is associate circuit judge for the 7th Judicial Circuit. Krauser’s judicial assignments include hearing cases in Platte, Jackson, and Clinton counties.

Krauser was municipal judge of Excelsior Springs and Platte Woods. Krauser graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law and was admitted to The Missouri Bar in 2002.

Krauser is a member of Missouri Municipal and Associate Circuit Judges Association, Missouri Probate and Associate Circuit Judges Association, Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City, Clay County Bar Association, and Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association. Krauser is chair of the Municipal Judicial Education Committee, as well as a member of the Coordinating Commission for Judicial Education, Committee on Practice and Procedure in Municipal Division Cases, and Commission on Racial and Ethnic Fairness.