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Philip Gordon Villaume, American lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1979, United States District Court Minnesota 1979, Wisconsin 1984, United States Supreme Court 1984. Named one of Outstanding Young Men American, 1985.


Villaume, Philip Gordon was born on September 7, 1949 in St.Paul. Son of Paul Eugene and Katherine Agnes (Kielty) Villaume.


Bachelor magna cum laude, Macalaster College, 1972. Postgraduate, Macalaster College, 1972. Master in Criminal Justice Program, Mankato State College, 1972.

Juris Doctor, Hamline University, 1979.


Probation & parole officer 2d judicial district Ramsey County Department Court Services, St. Paul, 1972—1976. Teacher course Sibley Senior High School, 1972. Instructor course Macalaster College, 1974, Maplewood Community Education Program, 1975.

President, owner Villaume Investigative Services, St. Paul, 1977—1981. Principal Philip G. Villaume & Associates, St. Paul, Minneapolis. Instructor legal assistant program Inver HillsCC, Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, 1980—1982.

Appointed Civil Commitment Defense Project, Federal Public Defense Panel, Ramsey County Criminal Defense Project, Hennepin County Juvenile Defense Project.


Lecturer, volunteer attorney Chrysalis Ctr.Women. Board member Ramsey County Attorney Referral System. Board directors families in crisis Lawyers Concerned Lawyers, since 1985.

Member of American Association For Justice, American Bar Association, Hamline University School Law Alumni Association (president), National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers, Ramsey County Bar Association, Hennepin County Bar Association, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association (lecturer affirmative business communication, continuing legal edn 1983, educational coordinator criminal law section since 1984), Sigma Nu Phi, Alpha Kappa Delta.


Married Kay Ann Hanratty, September 30, 1979. Children: Cory Philip, Allie Katharine.