Karen Byrnes-Noon

Instructor, Criminal Justice

    Karen Byrnes-Noon has been an attorney for over 30 years. Byrnes-Noon was the first woman District Attorney of Schuylkill County. She is married with two children and possesses a unique perspective on Penn State Schuylkill students because she was once one.

    Grants and Awards

    Brynes-Noon received an award from the Pennsylvania State Police for being the first attorney to present DNA in a homicide case. In fact, Brynes-Noon was the first attorney in Schuylkill County to present DNA in any case.


    B.S., Administration of Justice, Penn State University (Highest Distinction)

    Juris Doctorate, Dickinson School of Law, 1985