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Firm Founder and President James S. Farrin stated, “They are great attorneys, fine people, and are committed to the firm and its clients. They are each well-deserving of this honor.”

Firm Founder and President James S. Farrin stated, “They are great attorneys, fine people, and are committed to the firm and its clients. They are each well-deserving of this honor.”

Stan Abrams
Abrams came to James Scott Farrin after working as assistant attorney general for the North Carolina Department of Justice where he represented the North Carolina Department of Transportation in condemnation litigation throughout the state. Abrams uses his considerable knowledge of the state’s approach to eminent domain takings to lead the firm’s eminent domain practice and help clients fight for just compensation from the state. He is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.* He received a B.A. in Pre-Law at Bob Jones University and a J.D. from University of North Carolina School of Law.

Cristen Bartus
Bartus is a personal injury attorney who has been at the firm since 2012 advocating for clients’ rights. Before joining the firm, she worked as a regulatory affairs contractor researching proper compliance by insurers, and she conducted legal research for cases arising under the Consumer Sales Practices Act. She shares her knowledge and interest in the law with others by volunteering to judge at Mock Trial events, both at the high school and college level. Bartus received a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Toledo College of Business and a J.D. from University of Toledo College of Law.

Matthew Healey
Healey is a North Carolina State Bar Board Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation law who joined the firm in 2015. His notable achievements include being named to the “Best Lawyers in America** list for Workers’ Compensation law yearly since 2013, ‘Lawyer of the Year’** for Raleigh in 2015 and 2017, a “North Carolina Super Lawyers” ‘Rising Star’** from 2010-2013, and a ‘Super Lawyer’** from 2014-2016. Healey earned a B.A. in Great Books, cum laude, from University of Notre Dame and a J.D., magna cum laude, from University of Georgia.

Gary W. Jackson
Jackson’s journey to the firm has been full of recognitions and awards for his work as an attorney in many different practice areas of the law including, but not limited to, personal injury, consumer protection, litigation, class actions, and mass torts. “North Carolina Super Lawyers” magazine has designated Jackson a ‘North Carolina Super Lawyer’** every year since 2006. From 2013–2015, "Super Lawyers" designated Jackson among the 'Top 100 Lawyers in North Carolina'**, and in 2013 and 2015, among the 'Top 25 Lawyers in Charlotte'**. "Business North Carolina" recognized Jackson as a 'Legal Elite'** in 2003, 2004, 2008, and 2013. Since 2011, he has been a Fellow** of the American Bar Foundation, representing 1 percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. In 2020, Jackson was listed on the “Best Lawyers in America”** list for Litigation – Insurance. Jackson received a B.A. in History, magna cum laude, from Duke University and a J.D. from Duke University School of Law.

Walter McBrayer Wood
Wood has been practicing personal injury law for 15+ years and has been fighting for clients’ rights at the firm since 2017. “Super Lawyers” recognized his tenacity and drive naming him a ‘Rising Star’** in both North Carolina (2012 and 2013) and South Carolina (2014, 2015, and 2016). He also received the AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating*** - the highest any lawyer can attain by their peers. Wood earned a B.A. in Biology and Political Science from University of North Carolina, Phi Beta Kappa, and a J.D. from Duke University School of Law.

*Membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. Neither the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, P.C., nor Stan Abrams represents that similar results will be achieved in your case. Each case is different and must be evaluated separately.

**For more information regarding the standards for inclusion, visit the respective websites: 'Super Lawyers', 'Top 100 Lawyers in North Carolina', 'Top 25 Lawyers in Charlotte', ‘Rising Star’, http://www.superlawyers.com; 'Best Lawyers' and 'Lawyer of the Year', http://www.bestlawyers.com; 'Legal Elite', http://www.businessnc.com; Top 1 percent of lawyers in the United States, http://www.americanbarfoundation.org/fellows.

***For more information regarding the standards for peer review ratings, visit http://www.martindale.com.

ABOUT THE LAW OFFICES OF JAMES SCOTT FARRIN
The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin is one of the largest personal injury firms in North Carolina and has served more than 46,000 injured people since 1997. Many of the firm’s more than 50 accomplished attorneys have won awards and are recognized professionals in their fields. The firm focuses on personal injury, car accidents, workers’ compensation, nursing home abuse, whistleblowing, defective products, eminent domain, mass torts, class actions, and Social Security Disability. Their headquarters is in Durham, North Carolina. Visit farrin.com for more information.

Contact Information:
David Chamberlin
280 S. Mangum Street
Suite 400
Durham, NC 27701
866-900-7078
https://www.farrin.com/

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