“Crystal Rouse is a perfect fit for our department,” Attorney Rick Fleming said. “She is an invaluable addition to our firm, and our clients are very lucky to have her on their side."
Durham, NC (PRWEB) March 16, 2010
Crystal Rouse received her J.D. from the North Carolina Central University School of Law and her B.A. in English from Barton College. She had eight years of experience as a Social Security Disability Determination Services Examiner prior to obtaining her law degree in 2008. In addition to Social Security law, Rouse has practiced in the areas of debtor/creditor mediation, domestic violence and employment securities law.
She is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, the North Carolina Bar Association, the Wake County Bar Association and the North Carolina Advocates for Justice.
Crystal Rouse joins a department headed by Attorney Rick Fleming, a North Carolina Board Certified Specialist in Social Security Disability Law who is bilingual in both English and Spanish. Several of the paralegals in the department also have experience as Social Security Disability Determination Services examiners.
“Crystal Rouse is a perfect fit for our department,” Rick Fleming said. “She is an invaluable addition to our firm, and our clients are very lucky to have her on their side.”
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