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Wade Barber Jr

Barber & Barber
  • Business Law, Criminal Law, DUI & DWI ...
  • North Carolina
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Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Landlord Tenant
Additional Practice Areas
  • General Civil
  • Traffic Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Professional Experience
Senior Resident Superior Court Judge
Judge Barber presided over all types of criminal jury trials from DWI to first degree murder; and major civil trials including personal injury, malpractice, property and business disputes and consumer issues. As the Senior Resident Judge in Orange and Chatham Counties, he set the policies for and administered the Superior Courts and managed the cases.
Senior Partner
Barber, Bradshaw & Vernon
Mr. Barber established his own law firm for the general practice of law in 1985 which quickly grew to be the largest firm in Chatham County. During the early years, he focused on civil and business litigation. In 1988 he became general counsel for Governors Club Development Corporation handling most all types of business matters; however, he continued to represent 100's of individuals and small businesses in various matters. He also represented clients in capital cases.
District Attorney
Wade Barber was chosen to be the District Attorney for Chatham and Orange Counties when he was only 33 years old. In addition to personally prosecuting over 100 jury trials, he established the first dispute settlement program (which became a national model)and adopted innovative measures for the detection, investigation and prosecution of rape and child sex offenses (which became a model for the state. In recognition of his leadership, Mr. Barber was elected President of the North Carolina Association of District Attorneys in 1981.
Barber, Holmes & Barber
Engaged in the general practice of law, Mr. Barber represented 100's of individuals as well as small businesses and major corporations. His criminal and civil trial practice included over 21 jury trials. His extensive real estate practice included residential and commercial development as well as title and boundary disputes.
University of North Carolina School of Law
J.D. | Law
Honors: President of Class, Vice President of Student Bar Association
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Davidson College
B.A. (1967) | Economics
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Distinguished Service Award
North Carolina State Bar
Professional Associations
North Carolina State Bar
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Activities: State Bar Councilor 1996-1998 Chair, Board of Continuing Legal Education Member, Ethics Committee, 1996-98 & 2007-08
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North Carolina Bar Association
Board of Governors
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Contact & Map
27 Hillsboro Street (physical)
Post Office Box 1755 (mailing)
Pittsboro, NC 27312
Telephone: (919) 542-5050
Fax: (919) 542-3468
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