I joined the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin in 2003 and became a shareholder with the Firm in 2008. I am a North Carolina Board Certified Specialist in Workers' Compensation Law. I received my J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law, and my B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Prior to joining the Firm, I worked at the North Carolina Industrial Commission as a Special Deputy Commissioner.
I enjoy the opportunity to help people. The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin Workers' Compensation Department allows me to practice substantive law while helping people, representing them to get the proper medical care and disability benefits to which they may be entitled.
In addition to being a Board Certified Specialist in Workers' Compensation Law, I am a member of the national organizations American Association for Justice and the Workplace Injury Litigation Group, as well as the North Carolina Advocates for Justice. I was also appointed by North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue to a two-and-a-half year term on the North Carolina Commission for Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services.
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|Attorney and Shareholder||Law Offices of James Scott Farrin||2003 - Present|
|Special Deputy Comissioner||North Carolina Industrial Commission||2001 - 2003|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|North Carolina State Bar||N/A||N/A|
|North Carolina Advocates for Justice||N/A||N/A|
|US District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina||N/A||N/A|
|Workplace Injury Litigation Group||N/A||N/A|
|American Association for Justice||N/A||N/A|
|North Carolina Commission on Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Use Services||Member||N/A|
|Blackburn v. Duke University, NO. COA09-1019||Plaintiff was awarded treatment, including surgery, to her shoulder|
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|Essentials of North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Law||The Administrative Forum: Successful Motions Practice Before the Executive Secretary’s Office||2010|
|University of North Carolina School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2000|
|University of North Carolina, Charlotte||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1997|
|16th Annual NC Workers' Compensation Conference||Procedural Issues with Immigrants before the Industrial Commission||2011|
|North Carolina Advocates for Justice Continue Legal Education||Navigating Claims Through the Industrial Commission||2010|
|Mountain Magic||Immigrant Issues in Civil Litigation and Before the Industrial Commission||2010|