Rhyan Breen

Rhyan Breen, Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 1328
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 292-5771

Farris & Farris, PA, Wilson, North Carolina,

2010-October 1, 2019

Associate Attorney

General litigation attorney primarily in the areas of: criminal defense, personal injury, business law, contracts, and torts. Draft pleadings, motions, memorandums, written discovery, transactional agreements, appellate briefs, and corporate documents. Provide guidance to corporate clients regarding transactions, contracts, and employment matters.

Super Lawyers Rising Star, Criminal Defense- 2020, 2021

Admitted to the Supreme Court of the United States Bar- 2019

National Trial Lawyers- Top 40 Under 40, North Carolina- 2018

Admitted to the North Carolina Bar- 2010

Bladen Community College- Small Business Center- 2018- Present

Guest Presenter
Present webinars regarding several topics associated with small business and non-profit development.
Farris & Farris, PA, Wilson, North Carolina 2007-2010

Prepare pleadings, motions, and written discovery in preparation for trials, hearings, and other legal proceedings.
Cumberland County Board of Education, Fayetteville, North Carolina, 2006

Perform legal research and prepare presentations on special topics for the School Board Attorney.

Community Involvement
Wilson County School Board, Elected, Wilson, North Carolina, 2018-Present

Board Member

Represent and advocate for the welfare of students and teachers in Wilson County School Board- District 7
North Carolina Youth Advisory Council, Council Member 2018- Present
Appointed by Governor Roy Cooper
Fundraising Chair, 2018
Mediation Center of Eastern Carolina
Board Member 2014-2018
Advisory Board Member 2010-2018
Chairman, 2013-2018
Teen Court Judge 2011-Present
Teen Court Attorney Training Facilitator 2012-Present
CCCE/NCAJ High School Mock Trial Competition
Volunteer- Scoring Juror 2010-Present
Methodist University
Legal Studies Program Board Member 2014-Present
Guest Speaker Legal Studies, 2010-Present
Imagination Station Science and History Museum, Board Member 2016-Present
President 2019-Present
Fundraising Committee Chair 2016
Grassroots Grant Committee Member
Y.O.U.T.H of Wilson, Board Member 2011-2013
Executive Committee, Secretary, 2012-2013
Board Member of the Year, 2012


North Carolina Central University School of Law, J.D., 2010
Member of Phi Alpha Delta

Methodist University, B.A., 2007
Magna cum laude, Political Science
Alpha Chi, Pi Sigma Alpha
Policy Debate Team, Debater of the Year- 2005, 2006, 2007
Resident Advisor, Resident Advisor of the Year- 2007
2007 Student-Athlete of the Year
Methodist University Distinguished Young Alumni Award, 2016

Professional Associations

Phi Alpha Delta, 2010-Present
8th District Bar Association, 2010-Present
Member-At-Large, 2018-Present
North Carolina Advocates for Justice, 2010- Present
North Carolina Bar Association, 2010-Present