General Information

Year founded: 1997
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Overview

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The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin currently employs over 60 attorneys and more than 150 professional staff. Our staff includes several NC Board Certified Attorneys in Workers' Compensation Law and a NC Board Certified Attorney in Social Security Law.

A North Carolina Personal Injury Lawyer Who is Ready to Lend a Hand

Our legal team can assist North Carolina families and individuals by providing representation for victims of personal injuries. We provide experience and expertise for clients. Most of all, we provide peace of mind. When you decide to hire the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, you can rest easy knowing you have a personal injury lawyer in North Carolina who will work tirelessly for you.

Our practice areas include:

You Can Depend on a Growing North Carolina Law Firm

We have years of experience and a hard-working, dedicated team of lawyers committed to fighting for results - one client at a time. This approach enables us to try and do everything we can for our clients, case after case, no matter if it’s a Raleigh head-on car accident or a Durham motorcycle accident. Every case counts here.

The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin was founded in 1997 to help injured people receive the compensation the law provides. The firm has since grown from the two employees and 30 clients we started with to over 100 employees and thousands of clients. We have been involved in several high profile North Carolina personal injury cases that have been covered by the media. We have an active accident injury litigation and trial practice. We have the experience, ability and commitment to take a client's case to court, or wherever necessary, to seek justice on their behalf.

Firm News

Rankings

Law Offices of James Scott Farrin is metro ranked in 3 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

Charlotte
Tier 2 for Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants
Raleigh
Tier 1 for Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants
Tier 1 for Workers' Compensation Law - Employers
Tier 3 for Litigation - Insurance
Triad
Tier 3 for Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants

Rankings

Regional Rankings

Charlotte
Tier 2 for Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants
Raleigh
Tier 1 for Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants
Tier 1 for Workers' Compensation Law - Employers
Tier 3 for Litigation - Insurance
Triad
Tier 3 for Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

Law Offices of James Scott Farrin has 15 lawyers recognized for individual performance in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. By receiving this Best Lawyers recognition from their peers for their professional excellence, these lawyers made Law Offices of James Scott Farrin eligible for evaluation for Best Law Firms rankings. For almost two decades, Best Lawyers has awarded these singular accolades, making them the foundation of our Best Law Firms awards. Read more about our Best Lawyers process here.
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Demographics

Partners
Male: 18
Female: 10
White / Caucasian: 28
LGBTQIA+: 2
Of Counsel (but not partners)
Male: 1
Associates
Male: 13
Female: 17
Asian: 1
Black / African American: 5
Hispanic / Latinx: 3
White / Caucasian: 21
Persons with Disabilities: 1
Attorney Management / Department Heads
Male: 9
Female: 4
Black / African American: 1
White / Caucasian: 12
LGBTQIA+: 1
Paralegals
Male: 12
Female: 118
American Indian / Alaskan Native: 1
Asian: 1
Black / African American: 14
Hispanic / Latinx: 27
White / Caucasian: 87
LGBTQIA+: 5
Non-Legal Employees
Male: 27
Female: 60
Asian: 2
Black / African American: 13
Hispanic / Latinx: 21
White / Caucasian: 51
LGBTQIA+: 2

Awards

Awards are self-reported by firms and are not verified by the Best Law Firms rankings.
  • Best Lawyers® "Best Lawyers" list, 17 years in a row
  • Super Lawyers® "Super Lawyers" list, 19 years in a row
  • Inc. - "Inc. 5000" fastest growing private companies
  • Triangle Business Journal - "Best Places to Work"
  • US News & World Report - "Best Companies to Work For"
  • Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firm” List, with a Tier 1 ranking for workers' compensation
  • "North Carolina Lawyers Weekly" and "South Carolina Lawyers Weekly" Honor Attorney and Firm Founder James S. Farrin with 2021 'Diversity & Inclusion Award'
  • James S. Farrin Named to Business North Carolina's "Power List"

Main Location

Office Locations

Charlotte, NC
301 South McDowell Street, Suite 900
Charlotte, NC 28204
United States
704-599-1078 Call our Charlotte, NC location at 704-599-1078 Get Directions Get directions to our Charlotte, NC location
Goldsboro, NC
1308 Wayne Memorial Drive, Suite B
Goldsboro, NC 27534
United States
919-731-2581 Call our Goldsboro, NC location at 919-731-2581 Get Directions Get directions to our Goldsboro, NC location
Greensboro, NC
300 North Greene Street, Suite 850
Greensboro, NC 27401
United States
336-665-7072 Call our Greensboro, NC location at 336-665-7072 Get Directions Get directions to our Greensboro, NC location
Roanoke Rapids, NC
709 Julian R. Allsbrook Highway
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
United States
252-537-9670 Call our Roanoke Rapids, NC location at 252-537-9670 Get Directions Get directions to our Roanoke Rapids, NC location
Winston-Salem, NC
301 North Main Street, Suite 2409-C
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
United States
336-201-9999 Call our Winston-Salem, NC location at 336-201-9999 Get Directions Get directions to our Winston-Salem, NC location

Management and Personnel

VP of Administration
Mark Straniero
VP of Operations
Stacie Monahan
VP of Marketing
David Chamberlin
Personal Injury Attorney and Partner
Tara J. Williams
Personal Injury Attorney and Partner
Michael L. Shepherd
Personal Injury Attorney and Partner
Jeremy Maddox
Personal Injury Attorney and Partner
Michael Jordan
Workers' Compensation Attorney and Shareholder
Matt Harbin
Personal Injury Attorney and Partner
Eric Haase
Social Security Disability Attorney and Partner
Rick Fleming
Workers' Compensation Attorney and Partner
Ryan Bliss
Workers' Compensation Attorney and Partner
Douglas E. Berger
Workers Compensation Attorney and Partner
Michael Roessler
Workers Compensation Attorney and Partner
Matthew Healey
Workers Compensation Attorney and Partner
Brian Clemmons
Personal Injury Attorney and Partner
Leila Hicks
Personal Injury Attorney and Partner
LaDonna Williams
Personal Injury Attorney and Partner
J. Gabe Talton
Personal Injury Attorney and Partner
Cristen Bartus
Litigation Attorney and Partner
Walt Wood
Litigation Attorney and Partner
J. Brett Davis
Litigation Attorney and Partner
Gary Jackson
Litigation Attorney and Partner
Coleman Cowan
Eminent Domain Attorney and Partner
Stan Abrams
Eminent Domain Attorney and Partner
Kevin Mahoney
Eminent Domain Attorney and Partner
Jason Campbell
President and CEO
James S. Farrin

Contacts

Digital Marketing Director
Lisa Hicks

Significant Matters

Below are matters chosen by the firm to highlight.

  • We recovered over $225 million in gross for over 5,000 clients in 2023.
  • We have recovered over $1.8 billion in gross for over 65,000 clients since 1997. And counting.
  • These numbers don’t include the $1.25 billion we helped recover against the U.S. government for 18,400 claimants in a historic class action case.
  • We’ve done this because we have lots of quality professionals. Over 60 attorneys. Over 200 staff. 10 attorneys North Carolina State Bar board certified in their fields.

*Disclaimer: Each case is unique and must be evaluated on its own merits. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Re Black Farmers Discrimination Litigation, the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin led a team of firms to recover $1.25 billion for African-American farmers from the U. S. government for discrimination.

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