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“Handling personal injury cases is extremely rewarding. It is a privilege to be able to help people who are going through such a stressful time.”

- Daniel Bello

daniel.bello@farrin.com

919-287-9324

Speaks Fluent Spanish

Worked for Legal Aid of North Carolina

Has Experience Running Both Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Departments

Attorney Daniel Bello


Daniel Bello grew up seeing the James Scott Farrin ads on TV. It never occurred to him he’d end up working here, or that he would even become an attorney. Daniel was born in Acapulco, Mexico and came over with his parents when he was just 6 years old. He assumed he might eventually work for his dad’s flooring company in Raleigh.

While working as an ads salesman in college, though, he kept getting the same advice from his attorney clients: go to law school. He decided to take that advice, seeing it as an opportunity to push himself and help people in need.

“Being a lawyer is almost a superpower, in a way. You have knowledge that can make a big difference in people’s lives.”

The Obligation to Help Others

Being a bilingual attorney and serving diverse communities is important to Daniel. He previously worked for the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, helping minor clients seek asylum under federal immigration laws. After that, Daniel joined Legal Aid of North Carolina as part of their Farmworkers Unit. There, he fought on behalf of abused farm workers seeking visas, green cards, and monetary compensation after being subjected to labor trafficking.

Helping people is something that drives Daniel daily. He was taught to be that way by his dad, who has always been his role model. “My father would be a great lawyer,” said Daniel. “He just didn’t have the same opportunities.” Daniel used his opportunity to become a lawyer, and uses that knowledge to create opportunities and seek justice for people faced with trying circumstances.

Building Relationships With Clients

For many pre-law school jobs, Daniel worked and managed in the customer service industry. He understands the value of communicating with others and building strong relationships with partners as you pursue a common goal.

The foundation for these relationships is trust and honesty. “I don’t believe in sugarcoating the truth. Clients will always get complete transparency.”

Taking On All Challenges

Daniel is never scared to tackle a challenge, and that’s reflected in the different kinds of work experience he has. Before joining James Scott Farrin, Daniel worked at a busy law office, managing their personal injury and workers’ compensation departments. In addition to these primary practice areas, Daniel has a background in traffic law, family law, as a hospital billing and services negotiator, and as a legal advisor to corporate clients.

A simple quote that motivates him is “seek and ye shall find.” He believes that only by pushing yourself and working hard can you accomplish great things. This philosophy certainly applies to fighting for clients during a time of stress and need. “When you’re building a client’s case, you have to try to leave no stone unturned. They’re counting on you.”

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Licensed In

  • North Carolina

Practice Area

Honors/Awards/
Accomplishments

  • Book Award, Intellectual Property, Campbell University School of Law
  • Dean’s Excellence Scholarship

Memberships

  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • Wake County Bar
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • College Reading and Learning Association, Certified University Writing Tutor

Publications & Speaking Engagements

  • NC Farmworkers and the Census, Make NC Count with Legal Aid’s Farm Workers Unit, 2020

Law School

Campbell University School of Law
Raleigh, NC
2021, J.D.

College

Western Carolina University
Cullowhee, NC
2015, B.A. in Political Science

five star review badge Former Car Crash Client, Online Google Review
The workers at JSF are AMAZING!
The workers at JSF are AMAZING! They keep you updated on everything going on with your case, and they answer any questions that you might have. They are very friendly and open people to work with. I will be recommending people to them in the future. 1
five star review badge Former Automobile Accident Client, Online Google Review
I love the staff at James Scott Farrin.
I love the staff at James Scott Farrin. They are organized, nice, [and] friendly, and they seem to be very family-oriented. I've just recently referred another client to them because I know they will take care of her. 1

For legal reasons and client confidentiality, reviews have been slightly edited to remove identifying information and correct typos.