“While all the other kids were playing cowboys and Indians I was dressing up in my dad’s old suits. It wasn’t until I grew a little older that I realized my true passion was advocating for others. Being an attorney provides me with a platform to help others when they need help the most.”
- Preston W. Lesley
North Carolina Advocates for Justice Member
Named to “Top 40 Under 40”4 list by The National Trial Lawyers, 2021
North Carolina Bar Association Member
Attorney Preston W. Lesley
Attorney Preston Lesley joined the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin in 2017 handling personal injury cases.
He earned his J.D. cum laude from North Carolina Central University School of Law as a CITI Merit Scholar and NCCU Foundation Scholar and was also a member of the International Legal Honor Society of Phi Delta Phi. Preston earned a B.A. in History with a minor in Political Science from North Carolina State University.
Prior to coming to the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, Preston clerked in a civil litigation firm, where he assisted clients who were victims of motor vehicle negligence. Preston has also provided pro bono legal assistance with North Carolina Central University’s Elder Law Program and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Clinic.
Preston knew from an early age that he wanted to become a lawyer and advocate for others.
Preston currently serves as a member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice.
For legal reasons and client confidentiality, reviews have been slightly edited to remove identifying information and correct typos.
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