University of Kentucky, B.A., 1968
University of Kentucky, Law Degree (J.D.), 1970
University of Missouri, Advanced Law Degree (LL.M.), 1971

 Admitted to Practice

Kentucky, 1970
Missouri, 1972
United States Supreme Court, 1974

 Judicial Experience

Judge Wil Schroder has over 22 years experience as a Judge
Kentucky Court of Appeals, 1991 - Present
Kenton District Judge, 1983 - 1991

 Court of Appeals

 Judge Schroder is currently serving
 on the Kentucky Court of Appeals
 where he has served for over
 15 years. On the Court of Appeals,
 Judge Schroder has ruled on over
 5000 cases and has written over 1700

 District Court

Judge Wil Schroder was a trial judge for the Kenton
District Court where he served for nearly eight years, including one year as a juvenile judge.

 Newport City Attorney

 Judge Wil Schroder served as the Newport
 City Attorney. Judge Schroder was appointed
 Newport City Attorney when the reform
 commission was elected, and served at the
 onset of Newport's early riverfront
 development (1982-1983).

 Private Practice

From 1975-1983, Judge Schroder was in private practice in Covington, Kentucky with his brother Robert, representing individuals in legal matters in a variety of areas of law. In addition, Judge Schroder represented the Nothern Kentucky Area Planning Commission, was a contract attorney for the Special Fund (worker's compensation), and handled cases as a Kenton County Public Defender. He also served two years as a Hearing Officer for the Kentucky Personnel Board (1981-1983).

 Law Professor

 From 1972 to 1975, Judge Schroder was
 an Assistant Professor at the Salmon P. Chase
 College of Law at Northern Kentucky University for its
 first three years in Kentucky. Professor Schroder
 taught property law, land use planning, and wills.

In his thirty-six plus years legal career, Judge Wil Schroder has been a frequent speaker at legal seminars and conferences:

Salmon P. Chase, College Of Law, Professionalism Program, Class Moderator, 2005, 2004, & 2003

Moot Court Judge various years for Chase, University of Cincinnati, and University of Louisville law schools

Louisville Bar Association, “Lexington’s Smoking Ban”, August 12, 2005

Oldham County Bar Association,  “Appellate Practice In Kentucky”, May 10, 2005

Kentucky Bar Association, “Kentucky Law Update-Court of Appeals”, various years

Salmon P. Chase Inn of Court, “Inside the Court of Appeals”, Oct 17, 2001

Kentucky Bar Convention 2000, “Judicial Independence”

Louisville Bar Association, “Anatomy of the Oral Argument”, November 11, 1992

Northern Kentucky Bar Association, “Family Law Seminar”, June 26, 1992

University of Kentucky College of Law , “Kentucky Estate Administration”, April 7, 1989

University of Kentucky, “Historic Preservation Seminar”, Fall 1975

Municipal Revision Task Force, funded by Spindletop Research Foundation, Faculty Supervisor for Chase law students, Summer of 1975

Judge Schroder's published articles:

Preservation of Historic Areas in Kentucky, 62
Kentucky Law Journal, 1974.

Attorney Fees in Probate, Northern Kentucky
Bar Association, June 26, 1992.

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