LaBine Law Firm - Attorney in Grand Forks, ND

LaBine Law Firm

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600 DeMers Ave, Suite 202

Grand Forks, ND 58206


Licensed to practice in

Minnesota and North Dakota

Robert J. LaBine

Robert J. LaBine has been practicing law and proudly serving the residents of North Dakota and Minnesota since 1982, in addition to previously serving as Assistant District Attorney for the City of New York, New York.


Mr. LaBine specializes in helping injured people.  He does not represent insurance companies.  He is committed to his clients’ needs, goals, and the success of their case.  Mr. LaBine has the experience to provide you with the best possible legal representation for your case.

Biographical Background

Mr. LaBine was born and raised in Northwestern Minnesota, where his father was a wheat farmer.  He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in History from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.  He also obtained college credit from Chapman College, Orange, CA, World Campus Afloat, wherein he studied and traveled aboard the S.S. Ryndam, a Dutch ocean liner which disembarked at various countries throughout South America, Africa, and Europe.  Subsequently, Mr. LaBine obtained a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Mississippi Law Center.  He has two grown children who reside in California.  He is a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Grand Forks where he serves as a Eucharistic Minister.  As a former New York Prosecutor, Mr. LaBine likes to return to Manhattan on occasion, where he enjoys Broadway theater and fine dining.  He is an avid fan of the Minnesota Vikings and the Minnesota Twins, sometimes traveling to Minneapolis and other locations to attend games.  Mr. LaBine also enjoys current political events and history, reading, watching old movies, and on occasion, bicycling and golfing.


  • University of Mississippi School of Law
  •  Oxford, MS; 1974 Juris Doctorate
  • University of Minnesota
  • Minneapolis, MN; 1968 Bachelor of Arts
  • Chapman College, World Campus Afloat
  • Spring 1968

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Grand Forks County Bar Association
  • State Bar Association of North Dakota
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • North Dakota Trial Lawyers Association

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 1974
  • New York, 1980
  • North Dakota, 1982
  • Minnesota, 1982
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Court of International Trade

600 DeMers Ave, Suite 202 | Grand Forks, ND 58206

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