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Best Lawyers has honored the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin on their 2024 “Best Law Firms” list – our 9th consecutive year being honored.4 At least one lawyer from the firm must be listed in the 2024 edition of the “Best Lawyers in America” list for the firm to qualify. In all, 16 of our attorneys were named to Best Lawyers’ 2024 “Best Lawyers in America” list, and another 13 attorneys were recognized on the Best Lawyers’ “Ones to Watch” list for 2024.4 Read more.
For 2024, “Best Lawyers in America” has named 13 James Scott Farrin attorneys to its list of “Ones to Watch” and 16 attorneys to its “Best Lawyers” list in their practice areas. Of the 29 attorneys honored, 14 have previously appeared on “Best Lawyers” lists, while 15 are named for the first time.*
The “Best Lawyers” list has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence since it was first published in 1983. Read more.
*For more information on the standards of inclusion for “Best Lawyers” lists, visit bestlawyers.com.
James Scott Farrin proudly announces that five of our attorneys have been recognized by Super Lawyers in its 2023 North Carolina lists. For the 18th consecutive year, Super Lawyers has named Partner Gary Jackson to the “Super Lawyers” list, where he was joined this year by Coleman Cowan and Paul Dickinson.* The publication also recognized associates Chris Bagley and Casey Day on the 2023 “Rising Stars” list – a category which focuses on attorneys who are either 40 years old or younger or have been in practice for 10 years or less.4 Read more.
*For more information regarding the standards for inclusion for “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars,” visit: http://www.superlawyers.com.
November 30th, 2023: What makes Coleman Cowan go? A little rock and roll, a lot of learning, and many more near death experiences than you might think. Read the incredible story of the man who leads our Litigation department in the November issue of Attorney at Law magazine, and follow a road less traveled.
November 3rd, 2023: Attorney Nichad Davis, head of our civil rights team, provides insight into his personal experiences and highlights some of the most pressing issues today on a recent episode of The Jabot podcast. Davis discusses a wide range of topics, from the ever-changing dynamics of society to the importance of community. Find the episode on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.
November 2nd, 2023: Best Lawyers has honored the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin on their 2024 “Best Law Firms” list – our 9th consecutive year being honored.4 At least one lawyer from the firm must be listed in the 2024 edition of the “Best Lawyers in America” list for the firm to qualify. In all, 16 of our attorneys were named to Best Lawyers’ 2024 “Best Lawyers in America” list, and another 13 attorneys were recognized on the Best Lawyers’ “Ones to Watch” list for 2024.4 Read more.
October 31st, 2023: Car accident victims who speak Spanish but not English can often be at a disadvantage when navigating their car accident cases without an attorney because the NC DMV-349 form, commonly called a crash report or police report, is provided only in English in North Carolina. Attorney Daniel Bello calls on the NC Department of Motor Vehicles to demonstrate its commitment to serving diverse populations by providing bilingual crash reports. To learn more about the situation, read the full op-ed here.
October 23rd, 2023: Who pays the hospital bill if you're injured on an e-scooter? The answer may be you! In addition to the user waivers, North Carolina's contributory negligence doctrine may sink your claim for compensation, as Attorney Jeremy Maddox explained to WCNC. Read more.
September 15th, 2023: Attorney Nichad Davis was chosen for 2023 National Black Lawyers “Top 40 Under 40” List.* Nichad leads the civil rights practice at the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin. He continues to amass accolades for his work as a civil rights attorney, personal injury attorney, and community leader.* Read more here. *For standards of inclusion for the Top 40 Under 40 list, visit nbltop100.org.