Chief Judge King joined the Colorado River Indian Tribes Tribal Court in 2014. He is a Magistrate for the Town of Paradise Valley. Judge King is on the Board of the Arizona Magistrates Association and serves as its President, and teaches continuing education subjects. Before his appointment as Chief Judge in 2014, Judge King worked as a Judge Pro Tempore and Acting Chief Judge for Colorado River Indian Tribes; Judge Pro Tempore for the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, the Hualapai Tribe and the White Mountain Apache Tribe. In his career as a civil servant, Judge King has served the public by working for Governor Rose Mofford of Arizona and Lt. Governor Thomas P. O’Neil, III of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He was also a Candidate for United States House of Representatives in 2002. He clerked for Judge Stephen L. Reinhart on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.