Justice Skoglund of Montpelier, Washington County, was born in Chicago, Illinois, and became a resident of Vermont in 1973. She has resided in Montpelier since 1983. She attended elementary and high school in St. Louis, Missouri, and graduated from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois (BA, 1971). She worked in the Office of the Attorney General as special assistant attorney general (1978–1981), assistant attorney general (1981–1989), chief of the civil law division (1989–1993), and chief of the public protection division (1993–1994). She was appointed to the district court in 1994 and sworn in as an associate justice of the Vermont Supreme Court on August 27, 1997.
- Southern Illinois University (BA, 1971)