Judge Patrick Goggins


Apppointed by Governor Tim Walz on Aug. 8, 2019. Elected in 2020. Current term expires Jan. 2027.


J.D., William Mitchell College of Law
B.A., St. Norbert College 

Past Employment:

  • Partner, Wornson Goggins law firm, New Prague
  • Defense Counsel, Le Sueur County Drug Court
  • Attorney, First Judicial District Public Defender’s Office
  • Law clerk, Dakota County Attorney’s Office

Professional and Community Activities:

  • Former president, Eighth District Bar Association
  • Former member, St. Wenceslaus Grade School Board
  • Former president, New Prague Chamber of Commerce