Mr. Farrin founded the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, and serves as its President and CEO.
Mr. Farrin received his J.D., with honors, from Duke University School of Law and a B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, in Philosophy from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. While Mr. Farrin’s legal work has earned him membership into the Million Dollar Advocates Forum,3 his passion is using business principles to try to provide the highest quality legal services possible for the firm’s clients.
Mr. Farrin played a leading role in one of the largest civil-rights cases in United States history: In re Black Farmers Discrimination Litigation, Case No. 08-mc-0511 (PLF) (D.D.C.). The case dealt with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s discrimination against African-American farmers, and those who attempted to farm, from across the United States. Mr. Farrin served as class counsel and as a member of the plaintiffs’ steering committee in the black farmer discrimination case.
Mr. Farrin is a member of the American Association for Justice’s Leaders Forum, the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, the Public Justice Foundation, and the North Carolina Bar Association, and other legal and advocacy organizations.
Mr. Farrin was honored with a 2011 Citation of Excellence Ebbie Award from the North Carolina Advocates for Justice and has been listed on the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers from 2013 to 2021.4
Duke University School of Law
1990 J.D., with honors
1985 B.A. in Philosophy, Phi Beta Kappa