Oklahoma City, Okla. (November 4, 2019) — Governor Kevin Stitt announced today the appointment of Timothy King as the next District Judge for Muskogee County.
“Mr. King’s wide-ranging experience as a military officer, private practice attorney, and public servant in the United States Department of State and, most recently, as First Assistant District Attorney, has more than prepared him to assume the role of District Court Judge,” said Governor Kevin Stitt. “The people of Muskogee County will benefit greatly from having a man with Mr. King’s compassion, intellect, and work-ethic on the bench.”
“I am humbled and honored by Governor Stitt’s trust and confidence,” said King. “ I look forward to serving my fellow Oklahomans with dedication, independence, integrity, and impartiality.”
A retired officer in the Oklahoma Army National Guard, Timothy King currently serves as the First Assistant District Attorney for Muskogee County where he focuses on criminal litigation. King has prior experience as the Chief of Party for the Rule of Law Stabilization Program, Senior Democracy and Rule of Law Advisor for the United States Department of State-Bureau of Eastern Affairs, Deputy Chief of Team and Advisor to the Ministry of the Interior for the Afghanistan Justice Sector Support Program, and a private attorney in Muskogee. King holds a Bachelor’s of Science in business administration from Oklahoma State University, a Juris Doctor from the University of Tulsa College of Law, and a Master of Law from Widener University.
Muskogee County is in the 15th Judicial District, which includes Adair, Cherokee, Muskogee, Sequoyah, and Wagoner Counties.