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|Current Court Information:|
|Kansas Supreme Court|
|Title: || Justice|
|Active: || 2003-2016|
|Past position: || Kansas Court of Appeals|
|Past term: || 2000-2003|
|Past position: || Judge|
|Bachelors: || University of Kansas, Lawrence|
|Law School: || University of Kansas, 1985|
|Grad. School: || University of Virginia School of Law, 2004|
Carol A. Beier is a justice on the Kansas Supreme Court. She joined the court on September 5, 2003 and her current term ends in 2016.
Beier attended Benedictine College and received her B.S. in Journalism from the University of Kansas, Lawrence. She earned her J.D. from the University of Kansas in 1985, and her LL.M. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2004.
Beier's career started with a clerkship to James Logan. After this, she received a Revson fellowship to the Georgetown Law Center Women's Rights and Public Policy Program. From there, she went on to practice law for different firms, until her appointment to the Kansas Court of Appeals in 2000. Beier served in this capacity until she was appointed to the Kansas Supreme Court.
Awards and Associations
- 2006, One of the top 500 judges in the United States, Lawdragon, magazine
- Member of the American Judicature Society
- Member and former District 10 Director, National Association of Women Judges
- Member, Kansas Bar Association
- Member, Board of Editors, Kansas Bar Association Annual Survey of the Law
- Founding member and first secretary, Kansas Women Attorneys Association
- Former president, KU Law Alumni
- See also: Kansas judicial elections, 2010
Beier was retained to the Kansas Supreme Court in 2010. She received 63% of the vote. 
Judicial performance evaluation
- Click here to read Justice Beier's evaluation from the Kansas Commission on Judicial Performance.
- Kansas Supreme Court website
- Prime Buzz, "Lenexa businessman defends Supreme Court ad", March 17, 2010
- Kansas Watchdog, "Kansas Supreme Court Justice asks Ethics Commission for opinion", February 18, 2010
- The Pitch, "Best of Award: Best Mean Judge - 2009
- Virginia Law, "Summer School Revitalizes Judges' Passion for Law", July 29, 2003