James Scott Farrin Attorney Rick Fleming Re-Elected to NOSSCR Board of Directors

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In recognition of his tireless dedication to helping NOSSCR be a voice for disabled citizens and those who represent them, James Scott Farrin attorney Rick Fleming was re-elected to its Board of Directors.

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"We all know that the work that we do is important and that it helps make a difference in the lives of thousands of our fellow citizens,” said NC Social Security Disability Attorney Rick Fleming.

Shareholder and head of the Social Security Disability practice at the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, Rick Fleming has recently been re-elected to the Board of Directors of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR). He will continue performing his responsibilities as the Fourth and D.C. Circuits Representative of NOSSCR and as a member of the NOSSCR PAC. He has also served as the former chair of NOSSCR’s Distinguished Service Committee and as a member of the Nominations and Elections Committee for the new members of the 2019-20 Board of Directors.

“Each and every one of my colleagues on the staff and the Board of Directors at NOSSCR shares a passion for the work that we do. We all know that the work we do is important and that it helps makes a difference in the lives of thousands of our fellow citizens,” said Mr. Fleming.

NOSSCR is a specialized bar association for those who represent the disabled for Social Security Disability benefits. It advocates for improvements in Social Security Disability programs and works to ensure that the disabled have access to highly qualified representation. The organization provides continuing legal education seminars, supports legislation that assists the disability community, and works together with the Social Security Administration and the courts to ensure that everyone has access to fair and independent adjudications.

“As a North Carolina State Bar Board Certified Specialist in Social Security Disability law, ensuring that the disability community has ready access to highly qualified representation and that the process itself is fair and independent are my primary motivating factors,” said Mr. Fleming.

Mr. Fleming has devoted the past nineteen years to advocating for the disabled. He has extended his reach by also serving the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ) as past chair and Executive Committee member of the Disability Advocacy Section and past member of the Board of Governors. The NCAJ has recognized his service with the organization’s Order of Service award each year since the award’s inception.

Bilingual in English and Spanish, Mr. Fleming has had an active presence in the Latino community as both an attorney and a speaker at events and on the radio. At the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, he is known for the depth of his Social Security Disability Insurance knowledge as well as his empathetic nature.

“We are proud of Rick’s re-election,” said James S. Farrin, founder and President. “He brings a caring heart, a deep reservoir of knowledge, and a fighting spirit to bear for his clients. These attributes will continue to serve him well in his role on the NOSSCR board.”

Mr. Fleming received his J.D. from North Carolina Central University School of Law, his B.A. from Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and his M.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin is one of the largest personal injury firms in North Carolina and has served more than 46,000 injured people since 1997. Many of the firm’s more than 50 accomplished attorneys have won awards and are recognized professionals in their fields. The firm focuses on personal injury, car accidents, workers’ compensation, nursing home abuse, whistleblowing, defective products, eminent domain, mass torts, class actions, and Social Security Disability. Their headquarters is in Durham, North Carolina. Visit farrin.com for more information.

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Durham, NC 27701

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