Barry S. Schermer
|Barry S. Schermer|
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|United States bankruptcy court, Eastern District of Missouri|
|Previous chief:||James J. Barta|
|Undergraduate:||University of Colorado at Boulder|
|Law School:||Washington University|
Barry S. Schermer is a judge for the United States bankruptcy court, Eastern District of Missouri. He was appointed to the bench in 1986 and reappointed for a 14-year term in 2000. He was elevated to chief judge and has served in that role since February 2006.
Prior to joining court, Schermer worked as a partner at Susman, Schermer, Rimmel & Parker.
During his service as a judge, Schermer was appointed to the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Eighth Circuit in 1996, and reappointed in 2003 for a seven-year term. For the past 20 years, Shermer has taught as an adjunct law professor at his alma mater, Washington University.