Scott C. LaBarre owns and operates LaBarre Law Offices p.c., (LLO). LLO specializes in employment law, disability rights, Social Security appeals, estate planning, Randolph-Sheppard Act cases, and business law Mr. LaBarre has appeared in federal and state courts throughout the United States securing many important victories for his clients. He is permanently admitted before the Supreme Court of the United States, the United State Courts of Appeal for the Seventh and Tenth Circuits, the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, and the Supreme Court of Colorado.
Mr. LaBarre shares office space and often co-counsels with the firm of Scobie and Morlang L.L.P. who specialize in estate planning, tax planning, business law, and other civil litigation.
Prior to launching his own firm in July of 1998, Mr. LaBarre acted as general counsel for the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) of Colorado, where he specialized in laws affecting the blind and disabled. Mr. LaBarre served in that capacity for five years. Even after establishing LLO, he remains very active in the NFB through his volunteer service in many leadership roles. In October of 2005, members of the NFB of Colorado elected LaBarre their President. He also serves as Chairman of the PAC Committee, one of the Federation’s major national fundraisers. Additionally, he is President of the National Association of Blind Lawyers and serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Colorado Center for the Blind. From 1996 until June of 2002 he served as President of the NFB of Denver.
He is active in national, state and local bar associations through his service in many roles. Currently, he serves as Chair of the American Bar Association's Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law, a commission appointed by the ABA's president and charged with increasing opportunity for lawyers with disabilities in the profession. Also, the Commission publishes the Mental and Physical Disability Law Reporter along with several other legal publications. Mr. LaBarre is also active in the ABA's General Practice Solo and Small Firm Division through his service on its governing council and as Vice Director of the Division’s Internal Affairs Group. In the last several years, he has also served in the roles of a Director in the ABA’s Young Lawyers Division, Vice Chairman and a member of the ABA-YLD Bar Leadership Team, YLD Liaison to the ABA Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law, a member of the Colorado Bar Association Board of Governors, and Treasurer and a member of the Executive Council of the Denver Bar Association’s Young Lawyers.
Mr. LaBarre received his Juris Doctor from the University of Minnesota in 1993 and his Bachelor of Arts from St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota in 1990. He left Minnesota in 1993 to work at the National Headquarters of the National Federation of the Blind. He moved to Colorado in June of 1994. He is married to a lovely woman who originally hales from Armenia, Anahit Galechyan. Anahit and Scott have two small children, Alexander (born October, 2002) and Emily (born December, 2004).