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Matt Harbin

“I enjoy the opportunity to help people. 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.”

-Matt Harbin

matt.harbin@farrin.com

919.287.9308

“I enjoy the opportunity to help people. 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.”

-Matt Harbin

matt.harbin@farrin.com

919.287.9308

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five star review badge Former Workers’ Compensation Client, Online Google Review
I want to thank everybody who worked on my case at James Scott Farrin.
I want [to] thank everybody [who] worked on my case at James Scott Farrin. They did a very professional and great job. I would recommend them to anybody that was ever looking for a lawyer, and I definitely would use them again. 1
five star review badge Former Workers’ Compensation Client, Online Google Review
I love JSF!
I love JSF! They were so helpful and respectful. … Jennifer and Matt made everything so easy for me. I got my weekly checks and got to see a knee specialist.1 They took all of the stress … and made my case very easy. THANK YOU! 1

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

Attorney Matt Harbin


Matt 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 law. Matt 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, Matt worked at the North Carolina Industrial Commission as a Special Deputy Commissioner.

In addition to being a North Carolina State Bar Board Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation, Matt is a member of the American Association for Justice and the Workplace Injury Litigation Group. He is also a member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ) where he is the past-Chair of their Workers’ Compensation section, and a member of the Legal Affairs Committee. The NCAJ honored Matt with an Order of Service award in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

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Licensed in

  • North Carolina

Practice Area

  • Workers' Compensation

Honors/Awards/
Accomplishments

  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice Order of Service award, 2017, 2018, 2019

Memberships

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

Community & Civic Involvement

  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Member, North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • Member, Workplace Injury Litigation Group

Law School

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

College

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Charlotte, NC
1997 B.A. in History and Philosophy (double major), cum laude

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