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Gov. names associate circuit judge for St. Francois County

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (KFVS) -

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has announced the appointment of Joseph L. Goff, Jr. as an Associate Circuit Judge for St. Francois County.

“I'm pleased to appoint Joe Goff to the bench in St. Francois County, and I am confident he will ably serve the citizens of this county in that position,” Gov. Nixon said.

He will fill a vacancy created by the appointment of the Honorable Wendy Wexler Horn as Circuit Judge.

Goff currently serves as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for St. Francois County and is a former Assistant Attorney General.

He also was in private practice as an associate with the firm of Reeves and Goff.

Goff received his bachelor's degree from Southeast Missouri State University and his law degree from Saint Louis University School of Law.

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