DURHAM, N.C., Jan. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- James Scott Farrin attorneys, Hoyt Tessener and Gary Jackson, have been included on the 2019 list of North Carolina 'Super Lawyers'*. No more than five percent of the lawyers in North Carolina are selected.
"Super Lawyers" is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Both Tessener (a shareholder of the law firm) and Jackson have appeared on this highly respected list since 2006.
Since 2008, Tessener's name has appeared as a 'Best Lawyer' on the "The Best Lawyers in America"* roster for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs; Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs; and in 2016, 'Lawyer of the Year'* for Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs for the Raleigh area. "Business North Carolina" named Tessener among the state's 'Legal Elite'* in 2015.
From 2013–2015, "Super Lawyers" designated Jackson among the 'Top 100 Lawyers in North Carolina'*, and in 2013 and 2015, among the 'Top 25 Lawyers in Charlotte'*. "Business North Carolina" recognized Jackson as a 'Legal Elite'* in 2003, 2004, 2008, and 2013. Since 2011, he has been a Fellow* of the American Bar Foundation, representing the nation's top 1 percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction.
ABOUT THE LAW OFFICES OF JAMES SCOTT FARRIN
The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin is headquartered in the American Tobacco Historic District, overlooking the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Thirteen additional offices include Charlotte, Fayetteville, Greensboro, Greenville, Goldsboro, Henderson, New Bern, Raleigh, Roanoke Rapids, Rocky Mount, Sanford, Wilson, and Winston-Salem. Their 45 attorneys focus on: Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Social Security Disability, Eminent Domain, Whistleblower, Civil Rights, Mass Torts, Class Actions, and Products Liability. Eight 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 firm is involved in local communities and philanthropy.
*For more information regarding the standards for inclusion, visit the respective websites: 'Super Lawyers', 'Top 100 Lawyers in North Carolina', and 'Top 25 Lawyers in Charlotte', www.superlawyers.com; 'Best Lawyers' and 'Lawyer of the Year', www.bestlawyers.com; 'Legal Elite', www.businessnc.com; Top 1 percent of lawyers in the United States, www.americanbarfoundation.org/fellows.
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