An attorney in Plunkett Cooney’s Bloomfield Hills office, Joshua LaBar is a member of the Insurance Coverage Practice Group.

Mr. LaBar represents major property and casualty insurance companies in coverage cases throughout the Midwest. His practice involves a variety of issues, including environmental contamination, construction defect, professional liability, and high-exposure product liability claims, among others.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. LaBar worked as a judicial law clerk to Justice Stephen J. Markman of the Michigan Supreme Court and to Judge Thomas C. Cameron of the Michigan Court of Appeals.

A 2016 summa cum laude graduate from Michigan State University College of Law, Mr. LaBar received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan-Flint in 2012.

Professional Affiliations

  •  State Bar of Michigan
  • DRI (Young Lawyers Committee)


  • A Lender’s Vorpal Sword: Expungement Affidavits & Their Power to Void Sheriff’s Sales & Revert Mortgages Back to the Homeowner, Dartmouth Law Journal, Volume 14, Issue 1 & Cornell Real Estate Review, Volume 14, Article 16 (condensed version)

Areas of Practice



  • Justice Stephen J. Markman, Michigan Supreme Court, Law Clerk
  • Judge Thomas C. Cameron, Michigan Court of Appeals, Law Clerk


  • Michigan State University College of Law, Summa Cum Laude, J.D., 2016
  • University of Michigan-Flint, B.A, 2012


  • Michigan, 2017
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2022


Honors & Recognitions

  • Michigan State Trial Practice Institute
  • Michigan State Law Review, Articles Editor