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Robert E. Oliphant

Robert E. Oliphant, American lawyer. Bar: Minnesota. Member of American Bar Association, Minnesota Bar Association.


  • Oliphant, Robert E. was born on June 14, 1938 in Albert Lea, Minnesota, United States. Son of Darrell E. and Helen M. Oliphant.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude; Juris Doctor, University Minnesota.


    • Law clerk 8th Circuit Court Appeals, Duluth, Minnesota, 1966—1967. Appellate defender Minnesota Public Defender' General’ s Office, Minneapolis, 1967—1969. Member faculty University Minnesota, 1969—1977.

      Sole practice, 1977—1979. Professor William Mitchell College Law, St. Paul, since 1978. Associate dean, 1980—1984.

      Administrator National Institute Trial Advocacy, since 1972. Treasurer, since 1974. With United States Marine Corps, 1956-1959.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Minnesota.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Member of American Bar Association, Minnesota Bar Association.


    • Children: Karen, Jennifer.
    • father: Darrell E.
    • mother: Helen M. Oliphant
    • children: Karen Oliphant
    • Jennifer Oliphant
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