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MEMBER PROFILE: Judge David Q. LaBarre
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Judge David Q. LaBarre
Retired Superior Court Judge-Emergency Judge
823 Millspring Drive Durham, nc 27705
210 Dillard St.Durham County Judicial Bldg.
Durham, NC 27701

Tel: (919) 452-0472
Fax: (919) 383-0893

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Calendar Last Updated: 8 Nov 18


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David LaBarre's scheduling staff


ADR Services:
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Formal Certifications:
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Superior Court Judicial Districts served:
9, 9A, 10, 12, 14, 15A, 15B, 17A, 18, 20A

[ Click for Map of N. Carolina's Districts ]

Judge David Q. LaBarre has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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Judge David Q. LaBarre has experience in the following areas of Family Law:
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Biographical Notes:
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Resident Superior Court Judge, Judicial District 14B, Durham County. Elected November 1994 to an 8-year term, Judge LaBarre presided over capital murder cases, major felonies including drug trafficking, rape, robbery and arson; in civil court, cases included medical malpractice, major contract, wrongful death and serious personal injury cases.

Since his retirement in 2002 as an active Superior Court Judge in N. C., Judge LaBarre has been commissioned by the Governor of N.C. as an Emergency Judge for the N.C. Courts and is subject to assignment in the 100 counties of N.C. Approximately two-thirds of his time is spent in the courts of N.C. as an emergency judge, and one-third of his time as a mediator/arbitrator.

Judge LaBarre remains an active member of the North Carolina Association of District Court Judges and the North Carolina Conference of Superior Court Judges. Judge LaBarre has served as a mediator/arbitrator in excess of 200 cases since 2001 in all areas and subject matter in the N.C. District and Superior Courts.

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  • University of N. Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, NC - J.D., 1972
  • University of N. Carolina, Chapel Hill - Bachelor of Business Administration 1968

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Memberships & Affiliations :
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  • North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina State Bar Association
  • 14th Judicial District Bar
  • Admitted to the United States District Court for Middle and Eastern Districts of North Carolina
  • Admitted to the United States District Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • Certified by the Administrative Office of the Courts as Juvenile Court Judge 1982; Advanced Certification 1987
  • Graduate of the University of North Carolina, Justice Executive Program - 1982
  • Certified Mediator - Duke Private Adjudication Center, 2001
  • North Carolina District Court Judges Association
  • NC Conference of Chief District Court Judges, Chairman 1989-1990
  • NC Conference of Superior Court Judges


Mediation- $200 adm fee + $300 hour
Arbitration-$200 adm fee + $300/hour
Travel >50 miles- $75/ hour
Motel + meals overnight
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Payment: Due at the hearing unless otherwise arranged
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Cancellation Policy: $250 + $200 admin. fee
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