Jason Campbell

“I want to make sure each and every one of my clients is heard, and I’m excited to put my experience to work for them every time.”

- Jason Campbell



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Worked 13+ years as Assistant Attorney General for the NC Department of Justice

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Named to “Best Lawyers”4 list for Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law by Best Lawyers, 2024

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Former Chair & Legislative Co-Chair-Eminent Domain Section, North Carolina Advocates for Justice

Attorney Jason Campbell (Partner)

Jason Campbell is a Partner at the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin. He joined the firm in 2013 as an experienced and committed eminent domain attorney who advocates for property owners’ rights.

Jason was born and raised in West Virginia. His family experienced eminent domain firsthand when the government decided it needed his grandmother’s land to widen a road. She met the construction crew at the edge of her property with a cocked pearl-handled pistol and an unmistakable message, “Get off my land, you scallywags!” Jason laughingly tells the story, but the lesson he learned is clear: People care greatly about their property.

Jason was an undergraduate at Wayne State University and graduated with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Economics. He then earned his law degree from University of Michigan Law School after spending summers clerking for the Canadian Department of Justice and the University of Michigan Office of the General Counsel.

Learning Eminent Domain From the NCDOT Perspective

Prior to joining the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, Jason worked for more than 13 years as an Assistant Attorney General for the North Carolina Department of Justice, where he practiced eminent domain law for the Department of Transportation. He handled many complicated eminent domain cases and even acted as the lead attorney on a case with the largest exposure the NCDOT had ever faced to that point in time.

Jason also formed many valuable relationships throughout the state, and he feels that the experience of working for the “other side” gives him insight into how the NCDOT operates.

“Working for the NCDOT really opened my eyes to what the eminent domain process is like in North Carolina. I saw firsthand the difference between property owners who hired a qualified attorney and those who did not.”

The more Jason saw how often property owners left money on the bargaining table, the more he felt pulled in their direction. That’s why he left the government and joined the NC Eminent Domain Law Firm — a division of the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin — to work directly with (and exclusively for) property owners.

Advocating for North Carolina Property Owners

Jason has taken dozens of cases to trial in North Carolina, including a number of high-dollar, high-exposure cases, acting as lead attorney and arguing cases before the North Carolina Court of Appeals. He is a recognized professional in the field, has frequently been contacted by the media to comment on eminent domain proceedings, and has taught seminars to other attorneys on how to handle eminent domain cases.

Jason has earned the respect of his peers and was named to the “Best Lawyers” list for Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law in 2024 by Best Lawyers in America.4 He is a member of the Wake County Bar Association and North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ), having formerly served as NCAJ Chair and Legislative Co-Chair of the Eminent Domain Section.

“Facing the Music” at Home

When he’s not busy fighting to protect clients’ property rights, Jason enjoys travelling and being outdoors – whether taking walks with his dogs or casting a rod in a local stream. He and his wife of 25+ years live in North Raleigh where they raised their two children and enjoy the classical music concerts provided by the NC Symphony, NC Opera, and Chamber Music Raleigh.

As a Board Member of the Philharmonic Association – Triangle Youth Music, Jason shares his appreciation of music with children throughout the area.

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Licensed In

  • North Carolina

Practice Area


  • “Best Lawyers” list4 for Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law, 2024 by Best Lawyers in America


  • Wake County Bar Association
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
    • Former Legislative Co-chair, Eminent Domain Section
    • Former Chair, Eminent Domain Section

Law School

University of Michigan Law School
Ann Arbor, MI
1994 J.D.


Wayne State University
Detroit, MI
1991 B.A. in Political Science with minor in Economics

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