“It comes as no surprise that Sean Cole has earned this honor for two years in a row,” says founder and president James S. Farrin.
Durham, NC (PRWEB) March 25, 2010
For the second consecutive year (2009 and 2010), Attorney Sean Cole, a North Carolina personal injury lawyer for the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, has been named a “Rising Star” by North Carolina Super Lawyers.
To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. Rising Stars undergo a rigorous, multiphase process which combines peer nominations with third-party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made annually on a state by state basis. While up to five percent of the lawyers in any state are named “Super Lawyers,” by Super Lawyers magazine, no more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list.
As a North Carolina personal injury lawyer, Sean Cole works to help injured people who have suffered due to someone else’s negligence – including car accidents, semi truck accidents, motorcycle accidents and victims of DWI.
“It comes as no surprise that Sean Cole has earned this honor for two years in a row,” says founder and president James S. Farrin. “He is just one example of the commitment the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin has to providing top-quality legal talent for our clients.”
Sean Cole has more than 12 years of legal experience, including conducting jury trials throughout North Carolina. He is also the Editor in Chief of the North Carolina Manual of Complaints – 3rd Ed. His reputation for quality legal work and outstanding ethics have earned him an AV rating, the highest possible, by the Martindale-Hubbell legal directory.
Sean Cole is extremely active in the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ). Sean Cole currently serves as a member of the Education Committee and the Legal Affairs Committee. He is a multi-year winner (2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10) of the North Carolina Order of Service Award from the North Carolina Advocates for Justice.
Sean Cole’s other professional affiliations include the North Carolina State Bar; American Association for Justice, Motor Vehicle, Highway and Premises Liability Section and the Southern Trial Lawyers Association.
ABOUT THE FIRM
Founded: 1997 by James S. Farrin, Duke University School of Law, J.D. (1990) in Durham
Number of employees: Approximately 130, including 25 attorneys. Approximately 20 staff members are fluently bilingual, speaking English and Spanish.
Offices: 13 statewide, including Durham, Raleigh, Charlotte, Fayetteville, Greensboro, Greenville, Goldsboro, Henderson, New Bern, Roanoke Rapids, Rocky Mount, Sanford, Wilson
Major practice areas: Personal Injury, Intellectual Property, Civil Rights, Social Security, Workers’ Compensation
Presently leading 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.), which deals with the United States Department of Agriculture’s discrimination against African-American farmers.
The firm's many philanthropic pursuits include Duke Children's Hospital, The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and Mothers Against Drunk Driving. The firm has a matching-gift program wherein it matches an employee's philanthropic contributions.
Law Offices of James Scott Farrin
Eric Sanchez, Chief Operating Officer