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.

Litigation Attorney (Charlotte)

We are looking to grow our team with a new Litigation Attorney based in our Charlotte office.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drafting pleadings, briefs, memos, demand letters, and discovery requests/responses
  • Conducting legal research
  • Conducting investigative work, including locating, interviewing, and working with expert witnesses
  • Attending and covering administrative hearings, motion hearings, minor settlement hearings, WC lien hearings, and various other court appearances
  • Assist in preparation for mediations and depositions, estate and guardianship matters, and back end issues including subrogation claims, Medicaid dispute filings/hearings, structures, special needs trusts, etc.
  • Preparing for and participating in trials
  • Other attorney-level tasks as assigned

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Current license to practice law in North Carolina is REQUIRED
  • Good communication skills with an emphasis on high-quality client service
  • Ability to manage a high volume caseload in an efficient manner in a collaborative environment

Experience Requirements:

  • 1-3 years minimum of litigation experience; personal injury experience is preferred.

Pre-Litigation Paralegal (Charlotte, 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.

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.

Part-Time 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. This is a part-time opportunity that we have available, approximately 15-20 hours per week.

The Job Entails:

  • Inventory and ordering supplies
  • Administrative support to staff
  • Running errands
  • Mail processing.

The Job Requires:

  • Strong attention to detail and organization
  • Strong computer skills
  • Superior customer service skills
  • Ability to multitask.

Workers’ Compensation Paralegal (Durham, Charlotte)

We are growing our department once more and seeking a new Paralegal in our Workers' Compensation department.

A successful candidate will have previous relevant experience as a paralegal in a law firm setting, and a superb candidate will have specific paralegal experience in Workers' Compensation. This position is responsible for a variety of tasks, including managing cases, assisting clients, scheduling meetings, general administrative duties, and other tasks assigned by the supervising attorneys.

A successful paralegal will be able to multi-task, have attention to detail, spot issues within a case, be able to take direction, and work collaboratively within a team structure. 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 are seeking a confident and talented candidate for this position who desires to positively impact our clients and overall firm.

As one of North Carolina's largest law firms, we pride ourselves on a strong legacy that is committed to the highest quality of service for our clients. Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus, but not required. We offer an excellent work environment on the American Tobacco campus of downtown Durham with a competitive benefits and compensation package.

Workers’ Compensation Legal Assistant (Durham)

We are seeking a motivated and professional individual to join our team as a legal assistant in our Workers' Compensation department. This career opportunity provides the right candidate the means to make a difference in the lives of our clients as well as the chance to contribute to our firm as a whole.

A successful candidate will have law firm experience in the form of legal assistant or similar administrative based role. Specific experience in Workers' Compensation is preferred, but not required. This position is responsible for a variety of tasks, and we are seeking a candidate with transcription experience as well as solid typing and computer skills. Other duties could include assisting office staff and paralegals, follow up calls with clients, general administrative duties such as filing and file management, and other tasks as assigned by the supervising attorneys.

A successful paralegal will be able to multi-task, have attention to detail, spot issues within a case, be able to take direction, and work collaboratively within a team structure. 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 are seeking a confident and talented candidate for this position who desires to positively impact our clients and overall firm.


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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.

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