Lampe will emphasize mediating settlements of litigated cases. He will also provide for arbitration, and also for Temporary Judgeships by stipulation and order.
Kern County Superior Court Judge David R. Lampe isn’t afraid to take on the system, but lawyers say he’s evenhanded in court. The rumors started when Judge David R. Lampe moved from a misdemeanor calendar to an unlimited civil department a couple of years ago. “We heard he was a tort reformer,” attorney Thomas A. Brill said. Prior to Lampe’s 2007 appointment to the bench, his civil trial practice focused on tort defense and commercial litigation.
On January 20, 2022, Judge David Lampe gave a presentation to a civics group on the Common Law. Judge Lampe prefaced his presentation with an explanation of how he developed an interest in becoming a lawyer and his continuing fascination with and interest in the Common Law.
The following discourse between Gulliver, a Yahoo, and his master, a Houyhnhnm, appears in TRAVELS INTO SEVERAL NATIONS OF THE WORLD. by Lemuel Gulliver (London 1726).