“This is a wonderful organization that is dedicated to serving the growing population of Latinos and Hispanics in the state,” Judith Montenegro said.
Durham, NC (PRWEB) September 27, 2012
The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin is pleased to announce that paralegal Judith Montenegro has been appointed to serve on the board of directors of Diamante Inc., a non-profit organization that works to promote the arts and culture of the Latino and Hispanic community in North Carolina.
Diamante’s many programs and initiatives include:
- College scholarships for Latino and Hispanic students
- Ritmo Latino Festival, a celebration of art, music, and food
- Star of Hope Campaign, which provides toys and food to low-income Latino children and families during the holidays
- A book fair that highlights works, readings and discussions with Latino authors
- Latino Diamante Awards Gala and Benefit, which recognizes community leaders
“This is a wonderful organization that is dedicated to serving the growing population of Latinos and Hispanics in the state,” Judith Montenegro said. “I am honored to be a part of the work Diamante is doing, and I hope to do my part to help it support and encourage this community.”
Montenegro was selected by a committee to serve a three-year term on the board, and she will be eligible for re-appointment at the expiration of her term. Her primary duties on the board will include volunteer outreach and marketing, including digital and social media communications.
About the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin
The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin is headquartered in the American Tobacco Historic District, adjacent to the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, in Durham, North Carolina, with 12 additional offices statewide in Charlotte, Fayetteville, Greensboro, Greenville, Goldsboro, Henderson, New Bern, Raleigh, Roanoke Rapids, Rocky Mount, Sanford and Wilson. The firm’s 31 attorneys focus on the following practice areas: Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation, Social Security Disability, Bankruptcy, Intellectual Property, Civil Rights, Eminent Domain, Mass Torts and Products Liability. Three of the attorneys are North Carolina Board Certified Specialists in Workers’ Compensation Law, one is a North Carolina Board Certified Specialist in Social Security Disability Law and one is a North Carolina Board Certified Specialist in Business and Consumer Bankruptcy Law. The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin is involved in the community, including sponsorship of local philanthropic organizations. The firm has been active in the Latino community, providing corporate sponsorship for El Centro Hispano and legal consulting for the Consulate of Mexico in Raleigh. The firm also has many bilingual staff members and attorneys.
280 S. Mangum Street, Suite 400
Durham, NC 27701