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Gordon Moore, Associate Justice 2020-

Justice Gordon Moore

Portrait of Gordon Moore



Gordon Moore was appointed Associate Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court on August 3, 2020





Appointed to the Supreme Court by Governor Tim Walz on Aug. 3, 2020. Elected in 2022. Current term expires Jan. 2029.

Appointed by Governor Mark Dayton to the 5th District on Mar. 1, 2012. Elected in 2014.


J.D., University of Iowa, 1988 (graduated with high honors) 

B.A. from Carleton College, 1985


Chief prosecutor and legal advisor, Nobles County Attorney

Associate, Worthington law office of Von Holtum, Malters & Shepherd

Assistant City Attorney- municipal prosecutor and civil legal advisor to both the city and private clients in the areas of contract, labor, and employment law.

Special Assistant Attorney, Transportation and Employment divisions, Minnesota Attorney General’s Office

Professional Memberships:

Minnesota State Bar Association

13th District Bar Association

Nobles County Child Protection team

Professional and Community Activities:

Former board chair, Independent School District 518

Former board chair, Worthington Area YMCA

Community theater productions

Volunteer, high school mock trial coach

Volunteer, youth hockey coach

Volunteer, youth soccer coach