Durham Paralegal Recognized for Extraordinary Volunteer Work

There will be many happy tails wagging in the Durham, NC, area this year, thanks to a Law Offices of James Scott Farrin paralegal, who was recently recognized for his “extraordinary” fundraising work on behalf of a local non-profit dedicated to providing animal care for underprivileged dog owners.

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“I want to help people who are often in situations where they can’t help themselves, get the financial assistance they so desperately need, Boyette said. “James Scott Farrin lets me do that because they want to help people too.”

Durham, NC (PRWEB) February 18, 2014

He coaches a soccer team for young boys. He fosters dogs. He helps his firm choose and support worthy charities. And this year he helped the Coalition to Unchain Dogs raise over $4,000 and surpass their fundraising goals.

This is Cameron Boyette, a Social Security Disability paralegal at the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, who recently received their “Social Service Award” for his extensive volunteer work.

Each year the employees of James Scott Farrin nominate a coworker for the award. The recipient they ultimately chose is someone who has demonstrated his or her commitment to the charity work that James Scott Farrin participates in throughout the year.

“I just love Cameron. He has such a sweet, quiet spirit and a heart of gold. His dedication to the Coalition was just extraordinary – not to mention the other sacrifices he made in order to contribute as a volunteer soccer coach while continuing to foster rescues. I’m thrilled he won, he is so deserving of this award,” said April Collins, a member of the firm’s Social Services Committee.

Boyette’s heart for others is what led him to his work at James Scott Farrin in the first place.

“I want to help people who are often in situations where they can’t help themselves, get the financial assistance they so desperately need, Boyette said. “James Scott Farrin lets me do that because they want to help people too.”

What began in his job inevitably spilled over into his personal life. After working as a volunteer at multiple company-sponsored charity events, Boyette was nominated onto the company’s Social Service Committee and began volunteering personally as well.

While fostering a dog, Charlie, who was tied to a tree for most of his life, Boyette learned of the Coalition to Unchain Dogs. With Charlie in his thoughts, he said, “It was a no-brainer, we needed to help them.”

And help them he did.

ABOUT THE COALITION TO UNCHAIN DOGS
The Coalition to Unchain Dogs is a non-profit volunteer organization that builds free fences for families with chained dogs, provides free spay/neuter services, and lobbies for legislation that severely restricts the chaining of dogs. The organization originated in Durham, NC and has grown to four chapters in the surrounding North Carolina area. Through their volunteers’ efforts over 1,000 dogs have been unchained.

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 32 attorneys focus on the following practice areas: Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation, Social Security Disability, Eminent Domain, Intellectual Property, Civil Rights, Mass Torts and Products Liability. Three of the attorneys are North Carolina Board Certified Specialists in Workers’ Compensation Law and one is a North Carolina Board Certified Specialist in Social Security Disability Law. The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin is involved in the community, including sponsorship of local philanthropic organizations and an active employee matching donation program.

Contact Information:
David Chamberlin
280 S. Mangum Street, Suite 400
Durham, NC 27701
866-844-4262
http://www.farrin.com


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