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Judge Paul R. Scoggin

Hennepin County Courthouse
Fourth Judicial District
(612) 348-2040

Chambers Phone: (612) 596-1494
Reporter: (612) 596-2870 – for transcript requests only
Law Clerk: (612) 596-1494

Fourth Judicial District Judicial Officers

Judge Paul R. Scoggin


Appointed Jan. 2, 2015, by Governor Mark Dayton. Elected in 2016. Current term expires Jan. 2023.


J.D., cum laude, University of Minnesota Law School, 1984

B.S., Saint John’s University, 1981

Past Employment:

Assistant Hennepin County Attorney, 1984-2014

International Prosecutor, European Union External Action, 2009-2010


Criminal, Sept. 30, 2019-Present

Family, Oct. 30, 2017-Sept. 27, 2019
Criminal, Jan. 2015-Oct. 27, 2017

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