J. David Harpole

Partner
Location:
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Phone:
225-387-9888
877-850-1047 (Toll Free)
Fax:
225-387-9886
Email:

David was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he graduated from Catholic High School in 2003. After high school, David graduated cum laude from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in business management. He received his Juris Doctor from Tulane University Law School in New Orleans, Louisiana, graduating cum laude in 2010. While in law school, David received the CALI awards for Business Enterprises II, Insurance Law, and Constitutional Law: Freedom of Speech & Press. David joined TWPD in 2010 after passing the Louisiana bar exam, and has since developed an extensive litigation practice in which he represents clients in premise liability, automobile liability, construction defect, and contractual disputes. In addition to his role as a litigator with the firm, David prepares seminars and frequently speaks before risk and management teams from various insurance companies and corporations on topics covering the most recent updates in Louisiana law and trends in personal injury litigation. He is admitted to practice before all Louisiana state and federal courts, and he is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Baton Rouge Bar Association, and the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel.

Areas of Practice

  • Transportation Law
  • Premise Liability
  • Construction Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • General Liability

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Louisiana

Education

  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D. cum laude - 2010
    • Honors: CALI awards for Business Enterprises II, Insurance Law, and Constitutional Law: Freedom of Speech & Press
  • Louisiana State University
    • B.A. cum laude
    • Major: Business Management

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association, Member
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, Member