“It is exciting to see that the hard work and dedication of our attorneys has been recognized by “Super Lawyers.” It is no surprise to me that all of these lawyers were selected for inclusion on their respective 'Super Lawyers' lists – they are skilled and determined advocates for our clients.”
DURHAM, N.C. (PRWEB) January 19, 2023
For the 18th consecutive year, James Scott Farrin Partner Gary Jackson was named to “Super Lawyers” 2023 North Carolina ‘Super Lawyers' list. He was joined on the list this year by two other Partners of the firm, Coleman Cowan and Paul Dickinson.*
“Super Lawyers” also recognized associates Chris Bagley and Casey Day on the 2023 North Carolina ‘Rising Stars’ list – a category which focuses on attorneys who are 40 years old or younger or have been practicing for 10 years or less. Both Bagley and Day were honored on the 'Rising Stars’ list in 2022, as well.*
“Super Lawyers” is a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have achieved widespread peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process entails a survey of peer nominations and evaluations, along with independent research. The ‘Super Lawyers’ list recognizes no more than 5% of attorneys in each state, and the ‘Rising Stars’ list recognizes no more than 2.5% of attorneys in each state.
Jackson, a leader and Partner in the firm's litigation practice, was recognized on the “Super Lawyers” 2023 North Carolina ‘Super Lawyers' list* for his work with class actions, and he has received it every year since 2006. From 2013 to 2015, “Super Lawyers” ranked Jackson on the 'Top 100 Lawyers in North Carolina' list and ranked him on the 'Top 25 Lawyers in Charlotte' list in 2013 and 2015.* “Business North Carolina” named Jackson to the state's 'Legal Elite' list in 2003, 2004, 2008, and 2013.* In addition, Jackson was named to the 2023 'Best Lawyers in America' list by “Best Lawyers” in Litigation for the fourth year in a row and holds an AV preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell.* Jackson has 42+ years of experience trying cases in North Carolina state and federal courts and is the lead attorney for the firm’s Camp Lejeune water contamination cases.
As head of the firm’s litigation practice, James Scott Farrin Partner Cowan was named to the 2023 North Carolina “Super Lawyers” North Carolina ‘Super Lawyers’ list*. “Business North Carolina” recognized him on its 2002 ‘Legal Elite’ list,* and he has developed legal courses for the North Carolina Bar Association and spoken at various legal seminars. Prior to joining the firm, Cowan received acclaim in broadcast journalism and won Emmy, Gracie, Murrow, Peabody, and Polk awards for his reporting and producing efforts.
Dickinson, a Partner of the firm, was once again recognized in 2023 on the ”Super Lawyers” North Carolina ‘Super Lawyer’ list for civil litigation. He was also honored with this designation in 2006 and from 2016-2020.* Dickinson is a veteran trial attorney who represented civilian victims in the Blackwater Massacre case in Iraq and fights for victims in personal injury, products liability, wrongful death, malpractice, business disputes, and many more areas. Dickinson has 30+ years of litigation experience and has tried cases in North Carolina’s state and federal courts. He received an AV preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell in 2011.*
Bagley joined the firm in 2017 and litigates consumer protection cases, mass torts, and class actions. In addition to law, his professional background includes a 12-year career in business journalism and public relations. “Best Lawyers in America” recognized him on the ‘Ones to Watch’ list for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs from 2020 - 2023.* This is the third consecutive year that “Super Lawyers” has recognized him on the North Carolina ‘Rising Stars’ list for Consumer Law.*
Day is licensed to practice in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia and represents plaintiffs in workers’ compensation cases for the firm. This is her second consecutive year of being recognized by “Super Lawyers” on their North Carolina ‘Rising Stars’ list in the Workers’ Compensation practice area.* She was also named to the ‘Ones to Watch’ list for Workers’ Compensation - Claimants by “Best Lawyers in America” in 2021, 2022, and 2023.*
Firm founder and President James S. Farrin said, “It is exciting to see that the hard work and dedication of our attorneys has been recognized by “Super Lawyers.” It is no surprise to me that all of these lawyers were selected for inclusion on their respective 'Super Lawyers' lists – they are skilled and determined advocates for our clients.”
*For more information regarding the standards for inclusion, visit: 'Super Lawyers,' ‘Rising Stars,’ 'Top 100 Lawyers in North Carolina,' and 'Top 25 Lawyers in Charlotte' at http://www.superlawyers.com; 'Best Lawyers,' ‘Ones to Watch,’ and 'Lawyer of the Year' at http://www.bestlawyers.com; 'Legal Elite' at http://www.businessnc.com; and Martindale Hubbell peer review ratings at https://www.martindale.com/.
ABOUT THE LAW OFFICES OF JAMES SCOTT FARRIN
The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin is one of the largest personal injury firms in North Carolina and has helped over 60,000 injured people since 1997. Operating from 16 offices in NC and one in SC, many of the firm's 60+ accomplished attorneys are recognized professionals in their fields. The firm focuses on providing quality legal services to as many people as possible in the following practice areas: personal injury, car accidents, workers' compensation, nursing home abuse, whistleblowing, defective products, eminent domain, mass torts, class actions, and Social Security Disability.
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