Attorney Matt Harbin

Serving North Carolina injury victims

Attorney Matthew Harbin

Mr. Harbin joined the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin in 2003 and became a shareholder with the Firm in 2008. Practicing in the Firm's Workers' Compensation Department, he is a North Carolina Board Certified Specialist in Workers' Compensation. Mr. Harbin received his J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law, and his B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Harbin worked at the North Carolina Industrial Commission as a Special Deputy Commissioner.

"I enjoy the opportunity to help people," Mr. Harbin says. "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, Mr. Harbin is 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. Mr. Harbin was 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, which he recently completed.

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Practice Area:

Workers' Compensation

Law School:

University of North Carolina School of Law
Chapel Hill, NC
2000 J.D.
Moot Court


University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Charlotte, NC
1997 B.A., cum laude

Specialization: Workers' Compensation

Board Certified Specialist North Carolina State Bar

Workers' Compensation
Board of Legal Specialization, North Carolina State Bar


  • 10th Judicial District Bar Association
  • 14th Judicial District Bar Association
  • Certified Workers' Compensation Specialist, Board of Legal Specialization of the North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • US District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina

Community & Civic Involvement:

  • Coach, son’s soccer team
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Member, North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • Member, Workplace Injury Litigation Group

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