Villaume & Schiek, P.A.
Previous Law Firm Name
- Philip G. Villaume Law Firm
Law Firm Overview
Our founding partner, Philip G. Villaume, started our firm in 1979 under the name of Philip G. Villaume & Associates. He has been practicing law in Minnesota ever since then and has been admitted to practice in Wisconsin since 1984.
Mr. Villaume has published four books - including the nationally renowned Teachers at Risk: Crisis in the Classroom - and lectures around the country at seminars and workshops about topics including ethics, professionalism, and criminal law and procedure. In 1989 and 1990, he argued the precedent-setting case of State v. Hershberger, regarding religious freedom for the Amish community.
Mr. Schiek has been practicing law for eight years and became a partner at our firm in 2003. He is widely recognized for the quality of his legal briefs, especially in appellate cases.
Dean Barkley is Of Counsel to Villaume & Schiek, and is a former U.S. Senator for the State of Minnesota. Mr. Barkley has been practicing law for over 30 years.
Bringing a Reputation of Quality to Your Case
Mr. Villaume is an adjunct professor at the University of St. Thomas and has also taught at the University of Minnesota and Hamline University School of Law. Mr. Villaume has been selected by his peers since the mid-1990s as a leading Minnesota lawyer in employment law and criminal law, and has also been selected by Minnesota Law and Politics as Who's Who in criminal law and employment law on numerous occasions. Mr. Schiek has taught at Inver Hills Community College as an adjunct professor.
Our attorneys are both licensed in Minnesota, and Mr. Villaume is additionally licensed to practice law in Wisconsin. Our attorneys are licensed to practice before the federal district court for the District of Minnesota, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, and Mr. Villaume is also licensed to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Frequent Case Types
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Areas of Practice
- Employment Law -- Employee
- Criminal Law
- Traffic Violations
- White Collar Crimes
- Child Support
- Custody & Visitation
- Ethics & Professional Responsibility
- The Better Working Environment, November 15, 1996
West Practice Categories
Child Custody, Child Support, Criminal Defense, DUI / DWI, Discrimination, Divorce, Employment, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Traffic Ticket, White Collar Crimes
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