Karen Kugler, JD

Karen Kugler


Karen Kugler is a prosecuting attorney with the adult division of the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office, currently assigned to the Sexual Trafficking and Assault Response Team. The predominate focus of her over 30 year legal career has been in the area of sex crimes, criminally and civilly. She previously served as the designated prosecutor for the Minnesota Human Trafficking Investigators Task Force and the Joint Special Victims Unit, a specialty unit which partnered with the St. Paul City Attorney’s Office to prosecute high risk/high lethality sexual assault, domestic violence, and sex trafficking cases. Karen has litigated hundreds of victim-centered crimes and has obtained some of the largest sentences for convicted offenders in the state of Minnesota. Karen has also provided extensive training relating to criminal sexual misconduct, sex trafficking and trauma informed practices locally, statewide and nationally.