Colleen Goggins King appointed district court judge

Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Colleen Goggins King of New Prague as District Court Judge in Minnesota’s First Judicial District. King will replace the Honorable Michael V. Sovis, who retired earlier this year. The judgeship will be chambered at Hastings in Dakota County.
King is a partner with Wornson, Goggins, Zard, Neisen, Morris & King, P.C., where she maintains a general practice that includes family law, criminal defense, estate planning, probate, conservator/guardianship matters and civil litigation. Previously, she served as a part-time public defender for Scott, Dakota and McLeod Counties and was an attorney with McDonough, Wagner & Ho, L.L.P. Ms. King earned her B.A. from the College of St. Benedict and her J.D. from the Hamline University School of Law.
King resides with her family in New Prague. Her father and current law partner, Bob Goggins, also served as a District Court Judge.