Careers With Us

The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin is a dynamic and fast-growing law firm located in the Southeast. Our values of teamwork, integrity, professionalism, quality, and community guide our employees in achieving results for our clients.

Please continue to check back on this page for the most up to date list of career opportunities with our Firm. We seek candidates that truly want to make a difference in the lives of our clients and contribute to the success of our organization.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY (for all positions): Candidates should submit ONE (1) PDF attachment with their resume and salary requirements to careers@farrinhr.com. Optional cover letter is encouraged. Multiple attachments, or attachments that are not in PDF format, will NOT be considered.

Bilingual Litigation Paralegal (Durham)

James Scott Farrin is seeking a motivated individual to join our team as a Bilingual (English/Spanish) Litigation Paralegal in our Personal Injury department. As one of North Carolina’s largest personal injury law firms, we are looking for a candidate that has the drive to make a difference in the lives of our clients and contribute to the firm as a whole.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a frontline contact for our clients and deliver the highest quality of service
  • Manage cases and files
  • Manage schedule for supervising attorney
  • Scheduling meetings, depositions, and other events
  • Assist in all aspects of trial preparation including discovery
  • Be able to multitask and work as part of a small but growing team
  • Will primarily report to one attorney, might have occasional work with a second attorney
  • Other duties as assigned

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Strong work ethic and self-starter
  • Professional and friendly attitude with the desire to serve our clients
  • Proficient in MS Word, Outlook, Excel, and other computer applications
    • Experience and Education Requirements:

    • Must be fully bilingual in English and Spanish (read, write, speak)
    • Minimum 1 year experience as a paralegal, preferably in Personal Injury
    • 4-year degree and/or Paralegal certification preferred

    Intake Representative (Durham and Fayetteville)

    Our intake representatives are the first to have an impact on our clients. They set the tone for the entire James Scott Farrin experience by thoroughly completing our intake form for each potential client. Our ideal candidate easily builds rapport with each caller. Critical thinking and problem solving skills are a must, as you will be expected to identify competent follow up questions and gather relevant information in addition to the standard provided form. You will be trained to spot potential additional cases beyond what our callers inquired about initially. There is a strong administrative aspect to this position, as you will play a part in ordering and locating police reports and maintaining client files.

    Strong interview and communication skills are required for this position, as well as the ability to connect with people over the phone. This job demands strong data entry skills, attention to detail, great time management skills, and the highest degree of integrity and professionalism.

    We pride ourselves on a strong legacy that is committed to the highest quality of service for our clients. Currently, we are recruiting for a candidate that has a flexible schedule – available weekends and nights up to 10:00 pm. Bilingual (English/Spanish) is preferred, but not required. Previous customer service, sales, or call center experience also preferred.

    Pre-Litigation Paralegal (Durham)

    Our paralegals are some of the most important points of contact for our clients as cases progress. They are in charge of performing a number of tasks, including but not limited to the following:

    • providing excellent customer service for all clients,
    • meeting team goals,
    • managing a large volume caseload,
    • ensuring legal compliance, and
    • providing support to both a supervising attorney and the clients they serve.

    A successful paralegal will be able to multitask, have attention to detail, spot issues within a case, be able to take direction and work within a set structure, and can easily adapt to a fast paced, ever-changing environment. We work in a demanding environment and expect the highest quality of work from our employees. We are seeking a candidate that is able to work independently as part of a larger team mindset, and someone who is easily able to speak and relate to clients from all backgrounds.

    We pride ourselves on a strong legacy that is committed to the highest quality of service for our clients. Our office hours vary anywhere from 8am-6pm, and we are seeking a candidate with a flexible schedule. Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus, but not required. A successful candidate will be computer savvy to accommodate working in a complex case management system and be able to handle detail oriented work. Although relevant paralegal experience is preferred, we will consider high potential candidates with a demonstrated track record of professional achievement.

    Interested candidates should respond in confidence by forwarding a current resume, salary requirements, and an optional cover letter detailing their interest in this position as well as relevant skills.

    Legal Assistant (Durham)

    This role will support a variety of other responsibilities, mostly clerical and general administrative work relating to settlement and disbursal of cases and closing files. Other general office duties will be assigned. Our ideal candidate should be comfortable following up with third parties via telephone, data entry, check processing, handling files, and organizing data, among other related tasks.

    We pride ourselves on a strong legacy that is committed to the highest quality of service for our clients. As a result, our ideal candidate must maintain professional at all times. Great time management skills, solid computer skills, detail oriented, trustworthy, administrative experience, and the ability to work independently or as part of a team are required. Previous law firm or personal injury experience preferred, but not required. We strongly desire a candidate that has work experience relating to detail oriented responsibilities, such as finance, accounting, real estate, or related fields.

    Interested candidates should forward a current resume and optional cover letter detailing their relevant work experience. Salary is based on experience. We offer a competitive benefits package and a great working environment in downtown Durham.

    Operations Assistant (Durham)

    We are currently searching for an energetic and dedicated individual to join us as our newest Operations Assistant. Our environment demands employees with energy and passion.

    The Job Entails:

    • Office maintenance, equipment troubleshooting & repair
    • IT problem solving
    • Audio/video recording and editing
    • Coordination and handling of office moves
    • Inventory and ordering supplies
    • Administrative support to staff
    • Running errands
    • Mail processing.

    The Job Requires:

    • Excellent word processing and typing skills
    • Strong attention to detail and organization
    • Strong computer skills
    • Superior customer service skills
    • Ability to multitask

    Apply if (and only if):

    • You are among the most organized people you know;
    • You are looking for an exciting growth opportunity with a winning organization;
    • You love to work. You will jump across the desk to answer the phone at 5pm on Friday; and
    • You are willing to do whatever it takes to ensure that your team is successful.

    Mail Processing Assistant (Charlotte)

    The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin is continuing our growth in Charlotte, and we want the best of the best to join our high-quality, high-efficiency team. We have a track record of success and exciting growth plans. We offer enormous opportunity, in-depth training, generous benefits, a competitive salary and bonus potential.

    We are currently searching for an energetic and dedicated individual to join the firm's direct mail marketing department. Our environment demands employees with energy and passion.

    The Job Entails:

    • Data entry;
    • Mail processing.
    • The Job Requires:

      • Excellent word processing and typing skills (at least 60 WPM);
      • Strong attention to detail;
      • Strong organization skills;
      • Speed and accuracy processing high volumes of documents;
      • Experience with Excel;

      Apply if (and only if):

      • You are among the most organized people you know;
      • You are looking for an exciting growth opportunity with a winning organization;
      • You love to work. You will jump across the desk to answer the phone at 5pm on Friday; and
      • You are willing to do whatever it takes to ensure that your team is successful.

      • NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. UNSOLICITED PHONE CALLS REGARDING OPEN POSITIONS WILL NOT BE RETURNED.

        Interested in temporary or internship opportunities? James Scott Farrin offers full-time and part-time, flexible, opportunities for college students and individuals looking for a short-term assignment (case by case basis). To apply: Interested candidates should forward their resume to careers@farrinhr.com and include "INTERN/TEMP HELP" in the subject line.


        The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin (JSF) provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, JSF complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

        JSF expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of JSF’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. Please see the following links for applicable federal notices:

        1. EPPA Notice
        2. FMLA Notice
        3. EEO Notice

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