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Vanessa Beltran

“The best quality a lawyer can have is empathy. Understanding what our clients are going through is key to providing effective legal representation.”

-Vanessa Beltrán

vanessa.beltran@farrin.com

919.287.9328

“The best quality a lawyer can have is empathy. Understanding what our clients are going through is key to providing effective legal representation.”

-Vanessa Beltrán

vanessa.beltran@farrin.com

919.287.9328

five star review badge Former Auto Accident Client, Online Google Review
I was very happy with the services received from James Scott Farrin.
I was very happy with the services received from James Scott Farrin. [The] legal team was very professional and responsive to any questions that I had. 1
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

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

Attorney Vanessa Beltrán


Vanessa Beltrán joined the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin in 2018 as a personal injury attorney. Her legal background is rooted in the area of personal injury, specifically vehicle accidents and medical malpractice. She also has experience in mass tort, product liability, and healthcare fraud and abuse.

She received her J.D. from the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, School of Law, summa cum laude and was awarded the Criminal Law Medal and Puerto Rico Judiciary Association award for academic achievements and leadership. Vanessa earned her B.A. in Criminal Justice summa cum laude from the University of Puerto Rico, Carolina Campus and was awarded the “Gran Premio del Rector” for academic excellence.

In addition to litigating personal injury cases and having a highly evolved background in the medical malpractice field on the defense side, Vanessa also clerked for the Hon. Judge Aldo Gonzalez in the area of criminal law.

“The best quality a lawyer can have is empathy. Understanding what our clients are going through is key to providing effective legal representation. Clients are seeking a lawyer that can advocate for them, and by putting ourselves in the client’s situation we gain an important perspective to get the job done.”

Vanessa has also participated as a speaker in various Continuing Legal Education and other legal seminars for health care professionals in Puerto Rico. She is fully fluent in both Spanish and English.

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Licensed in

  • North Carolina
  • Puerto Rico

Practice Area

  • Personal Injury

Honors/Awards/
Accomplishments

  • “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch”3 for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs by Best Lawyers in America, 2021

Memberships

  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina Bar Association, 18th District
  • Puerto Rico Bar Association
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
  • Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico
  • Supreme Court of Puerto Rico

Law School

Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, School of Law
San Juan, Puerto Rico
2009 J.D. summa cum laude

  • Awarded Criminal Law Medal and the Puerto Rico Judiciary Association award for academic achievements and leadership
  • Vice President of the Student Council and Secretary for the National Association of Law Students

College

University of Puerto Rico, Carolina Campus
Carolina, Puerto Rico
2006 B.A. Criminal Justice summa cum laude

  • Awarded the “Gran Premio del Rector” for academic excellence

3For more information regarding the standards for inclusion for “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch’” visit:  www.bestlawyers.com.