Keith Schroeder joined the District Attorney's office in August 1989. He was promoted to Deputy District Attorney in 1998, and was elected as D. A. in 2000. Schroeder was elected as a District Judge in 2020..
Schroeder is a Nickerson High graduate, and later received degrees from the University of Oklahoma and the Washburn University School of Law.
Schroeder was named Prosecutor of the Year by the Kansas County and District Attorney's Association in 2009.