C. David Creech

C. David Creech


In January 1990, David Creech joined with Tom Harris to form the firm now known as Harris, Creech, Ward and Blackerby, P.A.   Mr. Creech brought with him extensive experience in defending health care malpractice allegations, as well as professional liability defense and personal injury claims.  Today, he routinely represents defendants in both state and federal court, and is regularly called upon to arbitrate and mediate disputes.

A North Carolina native, Mr. Creech earned his Juris Doctor with honors at the University of North Carolina in 1988 where he was an editor of the North Carolina Law Review.  Mr. Creech is listed in Law & Politics magazine as "Super Lawyer". He is "AV" rated by Martindale-Hubbell, is listed in "Best Lawyers in America," and is a member of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys and the Defense Research Institute. David Creech has published analyses of legal precedents and trends, and he is often engaged to address professional workshops and seminars on areas of his expertise. He is an avid scuba diver and underwater photographer.


Litigation - Defense of Professional Liability

  • Physicians
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Attorneys and Other Professionals


  • Personal Injury
  • Construction Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Automobile Liability

Insurance Claims

  • First Party Claims
  • Coverage Opinions
  • Bad Faith Litigation
  • Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practice Claims
  • Arson Investigation and Defense Against Arson Claims


  • Bachelor of Science (Political Science)
    East Carolina University, 1985
  • Juris Doctor with Honors,
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1988


  • American Bar Association
  • Craven County Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Section on Litigation, North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • American Bar Association
  • Craven County Bar Association


  • North Carolina State Courts
  • United States District Court for the Eastern and Middle Districts of North Carolina
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

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Harris, Creech, Ward & Blackerby, P.A.

325 Pollock Street, PO Drawer 1168,
New Bern, NC 28563

Tel: 252-638-6666
Fax: 252-638-3542

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