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When the media wants answers, they come to us. We have been featured on public radio, interviewed on TV, and appeared in nearly 100 newspapers and websites.

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When the media wants answers, they come to us. We have been featured on public radio, interviewed on TV, and appeared in nearly 100 newspapers and websites.

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With more than 60 attorneys in our firm practicing in various areas of the law, the media trusts us to provide knowledge and information that concern the community and the state.

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Below Are Some of Our Most Recent Press Releases, News, and Appearances in Media:

James Scott Farrin named to Best Lawyers Best Law Firm list for 9th straight year

James Scott Farrin Lands on Prestigious Law Firms List – Again!

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.

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“Best Lawyers in America” Honors 29 James Scott Farrin Attorneys on Prestigious 2024 Lists

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.

Super Lawyers 2024

Four James Scott Farrin Attorneys Named to North Carolina ‘Super Lawyers’ List

People come to James Scott Farrin for high-quality legal advice and work. Our attorneys have earned recognition from multiple organizations and their peers, and we are proud to announce that four of our attorneys are recognized on the ‘Super Lawyers’ list* from “North Carolina Super Lawyers” for 2024. Attorney Chris Bagley (4th time), Attorney and Partner Coleman Cowan (2nd time), Attorney and Partner Paul Dickinson (8th time), and Attorney Gary Jackson** (19th time) are all receiving the honor. Read more here.

*For standards of inclusion, visit superlawyers.com.

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Other Appearances


Attorney Maya Davis Interviewed by Troubleshooter Diane Wilson on Airbnb Squatters

June 7th, 2024: James Scott Farrin attorney Maya Davis recently appeared on WTVD11 for a story on some Airbnb tenants squatting in a unit in the Triangle. There’s a complex web of tenant rights laws, property rights, and contract laws involved, but Davis lays out a path forward for the unit’s stressed owner to try to get the squatters out. See her in action here.

James Scott Farrin Attorney and Partner Stan Abrams Joins “Icons” List

June 6th, 2024: NC Lawyers Weekly has named attorney and Partner Stan Abrams, the leader of our North Carolina eminent domain practice, to its prestigious “Icons” list for 2024.* Stan is a former Assistant Attorney General with the North Carolina Department of Justice who represented the Department of Transportation. After seeing property owners leave money on the negotiating table again and again, Stan decided to put his deep experience to work fighting on behalf of property owners seeking maximum compensation when the DOT takes their property for public use. Read full article here. *Standards of inclusions: nclawyersweekly.com

James Scott Farrin Welcomes Personal Injury Attorney Andréa Morelos

June 3rd, 2024: Andréa Morelos has been practicing law and advocating for the underrepresented for the past two decades, and she brings her passion and strong work ethic to the Personal Injury team at James Scott Farrin. Dréa is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Middle Districts of North Carolina, and she is excited to be on the front line at the firm interacting with personal injury victims seeking legal assistance.

Law Offices of James Scott Farrin is Proud to Welcome Attorney Leah Parady to the Team

May 25th, 2024: As a retired Air Force Lt. Colonel and hospital administrator, she’ll bring critical experience and perspective to help workers’ compensation and personal injury clients fight for justice. As part of Leah’s Air Force service, she was the U.S. liaison to NATO for medical planning. She learned how to skillfully navigate cultural differences and negotiate effectively in the face of many difficult challenges. It was her job to ensure that, when troops were injured, the care they needed was available regardless of culture or geography. Get to know more about her here.

Law Offices of James Scott Farrin Adds Attorney W. Andrew Haynes to Personal Injury Team

May 22nd, 2024: W. Andrew Haynes, a former automotive claims representative and litigation adjuster, has considerable insurance industry experience and insight into how carriers work, what potential positions they make take, and how they operate, in general. Andrew now uses his industry knowledge to protect the rights of injured people throughout North Carolina. Learn more about Andrew here.

Paul Dickinson’s Opinion Piece on Deadly Police Chases Appears in 3 Newspapers

April 29th, 2024: Attorney Paul Dickinson’s opinion piece on deadly police chases appeared in the “Raleigh News & Observer,” “The Charlotte Observer,” and “The Herald Sun.” Injuries resulting from police pursuits are increasing in North Carolina, but holding negligent officers accountable in court is very difficult. In this article, Dickinson discusses how stricter police pursuit policies can make a city safer without increasing crime. Read the editorial here.

*For information regarding the standards for inclusion for awards mentioned, visit www.bestlawyers.com, www.superlawyers.com, www.usnews.com, thenationaltriallawyers.org, nclawyersweekly.com, nbltop100.org, businessnc.com, and www.martindale.com.

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