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Mike Mackay

“I take pride in the high professionalism of our Workers’ Compensation Department at the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, which has assisted many workers and families in their times of need.”

-J. Michael Mackay^

mike.mackay@farrin.com

919.287.9313

“I take pride in the high professionalism of our Workers’ Compensation Department at the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, which has assisted many workers and families in their times of need.”

-J. Michael Mackay^

mike.mackay@farrin.com

919.287.9313

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five star review badge Original Yelp Review
Once Mediation came, I had Mike Mackay on my side
Once Mediation came, I had Mike Mackay on my side, and he was outstanding and walked me step by step [about] what would take place, and he informed me and reassured me that everything was my decision and not to feel pressured, and he was extremely thorough. 1
five star review badge Former Workers’ Compensation Client, Online Google Review
The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin treated me like family.
The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin treated me like family. They made me feel confident about my situation. I was always able to get in contact with whomever I needed. They are very professional and great with responding back. I would recommend anyone who’s in need of a good team to work with them. 1

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

Attorney J. Michael Mackay^


Michael Mackay, a shareholder at the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, joined the firm in 2001. A North Carolina State Bar Board Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation law, Mike established and is head of the firm’s Workers’ Compensation Department.

He received his J.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law and his B.A. in Journalism and Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Following law school, Mike obtained a position working for one of the largest insurance defense firms in North Carolina. Though the experience was valuable to him, he ultimately decided that he would prefer devoting himself to the representation of individuals.

“I take pride in the high professionalism of our Workers’ Compensation Department at the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, which has assisted many workers and families in their times of need,” Mike says.

Mike is a member of the American Association of Justice, the Workplace Injury Litigation Group, and the Workers Compensation Sections of both the North Carolina Advocates for Justice and the North Carolina Bar Association.

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Licensed in

  • North Carolina

Practice Area

  • Workers' Compensation

Memberships

  • North Carolina State Bar
  • Durham County Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • 10th Judicial District Bar Association
  • 16th Judicial District Bar Association
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Workers’ Compensation Section
  • American Association for Justice, Workers’ Compensation Section
  • Workplace Injury Litigation Group
  • US District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western District of North Carolina
  • Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialist, Board of Legal Specialization of the North Carolina State Bar

Law School

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law
Chapel Hill, NC
1993 J.D.

College

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
1987 B.A. in Journalism and Political Science

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