William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., Cum Laude, 1980

University of Minnesota, B.S., 1976

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • Wisconsin
  • North Dakota
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Chief Judge Edward McManus, United States District Court, Northern District of Iowa
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Robert J. King Jr.
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Robert King is a trial lawyer with more than 35 years of experience representing individuals and families in complex personal injury cases in state and federal courts throughout the Midwest. He has extensive experience in cases involving medical negligence and product defect and has tried virtually all types of personal injury matters. Bob also handles commercial, insurance, trust and estate, and class action lawsuits. A significant portion of his work comes on referral from other attorneys.

Bob a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and the International Society of Barristers, and an Associate in the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), all of which are invitation-only trial lawyer organizations. He is a former President of the Minnesota chapter of ABOTA. Bob is certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association and board certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He is a former dean of the Academy of Certified Trial Lawyers of Minnesota and is also certified as a Medical Professional Liability Specialist by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys. Bob is a frequent lecturer in the areas of medical negligence, products liability and trial practice.

Honors & Awards

  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow, International Society of Barristers
  • Associate, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Top 100 Super Lawyers, Minnesota Super Lawyers
  • Minnesota Super Lawyers, Perennial listing
  • AV-Preeminent rating, Martindale Hubbell


Bob's experience includes representation of:

Professional Affiliations

American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow

International Academy of Trial Lawyers, Fellow

International Society of Barristers, Fellow

  • State Membership Chair

American Board of Trial Advocates, Associate

  • Former Minnesota Chapter President

Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow

Academy of Certified Trial Lawyers of Minnesota, Member

  • Former Dean

Douglas K. Amdahl Inn of Court, Member

Minnesota State Bar Association, Member

Hennepin County Bar Association, Member

American Bar Association, Member

Federal Bar Association, Member

American Association for Justice

Minnesota Association for Justice, Board Member

Community Affiliations:

Fund for the Legal Aid Society, Board of Directors, 1993-Present  

Blaisdell YMCA, Former President, Board of Directors  

William Mitchell College of Law, Former President, Alumni Association