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Robert John Pratte

Robert John Pratte, Canadian, American lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1976, Arizona 1997.


  • Pratte, Robert John was born on February 14, 1948 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Son of Arthur Louis Junior and Marie Bertha (Latremouille) Pratte.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Northwestern University, 1970. Juris Doctor, Tulane University, 1976.


    • Partner Best & Flanagan, Minneapolis, 1976-1984, Briggs & Morgan, Minneapolis, 1985—2007, head mortgage banking group. Partner DLA Piper United States LLP, since 2007. With United States Coast Guard, 1971-1973.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Minnesota 1976, Arizona 1997.


    • Editor: Mortgage Lending in Minnesota—A Desktop Reference Guide, 1990.


    Ex-officio member Wilderness Inquiry, Minnesota. President Twin Cities Northwestern University Alumni Association, 1978. Active Wayzata Community Church, Minneapolis.

    Fellow American College Mortgage Attorneys (former regent). Member American Bar Association, Minnesota State Bar Association, Hennepin County Bar Association, Mortgage Bankers Association (member Legal Issues and Regulatory Compliance Committee), District of Columbia Bar Association.



    Fly fishing, wine collecting, cooking.


    • Children: Merie Elise, Jessica Louise, Allison Adele, Chelsea Nicole.
    • father: Arthur Louis Pratte Junior
    • mother: Marie Bertha (Latremouille) Pratte
    • children: Merie Elise Pratte
    • Jessica Louise Pratte
    • Allison Adele Pratte
    • Chelsea Nicole Pratte
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    Born February 14, 1948
    (age 69)