Karen Arnold-Burger to be sworn in to Kansas Court of Appeals

? The Kansas Court of Appeals will get a new member on Friday.

Karen Arnold-Burger will be sworn in at 2 p.m. Friday at the Kansas Judicial Center in Topeka.

Former Gov. Mark Parkinson appointed her to replace Chief Judge Gary W. Rulon, who retired.

When she was appointed, Arnold-Burger was presiding judge of the Overland Park Municipal Court. She was a member of that court since 1991. Before that, she worked as an assistant city attorney for Overland Park and an assistant U.S. attorney in Kansas City, Kan.

She earned her bachelor’s degree and law degree from the University of Kansas.