114 Holmes Street West      ph) 218-847-5653
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501      fax) 218-847-2406
Karen Skoyles began law practice in 1986. She
concentrates in Criminal Law prosecution. Karen
is the City Prosecutor for Detroit Lakes, Frazee,
Lake Park, Callaway and Audubon. She formerly
served as a Minnesota District Public Defender.  
She currently serves as the attorney for the
Pelican River Watershed District.

Karen is very active in the community. She
served as Water Carnival Admiral and President
of the Noon Kiwanis Club. She is a past Chair of
the Detroit Lakes Dollars for Scholars Awards
Committee. She served on the Detroit Lakes
Park Board for nine years. She is very active in
Boy Scouts, having served as Assistant
Cubmaster of Cub Scout Pack 647 and  
Scoutmaster of Troop 674.  She is the Advisor
for Venture Crew 673 and a Unit Commissioner
in Becker County.  She was recognized for her
service to scouting with the District Award of
Merit.  She spent nine summers coaching youth
baseball and has served on the board of
directors of the Detroit Lakes Jaycees, Noon
Kiwanis Club, and Becker County Humane

Karen is a member of the Minnesota State Bar
Association and Seventh Judicial District Bar
Karen Skoyles