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Barry C. Jennings

702 Cromwell Drive, Suite G Greenville, North Carolina 27858
Firm: Law Offices of James Scott Farrin
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Firm

Law Offices of James Scott Farrin


Years In Practice


Phone Number (919) 287-9310

Barry Jennings specializes in Workers’ Compensation Law. Having once defended insurance companies in such cases, he now advocates for the workers who have sustained injuries on the job. He is a shareholder at the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, where he has practiced since 2006. A critical part of the firm's Workers' Compensation Department, he represents workers who have suffered catastrophic injuries. 

As a dedicated advocate and avid educator of clients, Barry enjoys explaining the law to his clients, and helping them understand how it works in context of their problems. He is a North Carolina State Bar Board Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law.

Barry received his J.D. with honors from the University of North Carolina School of Law, and graduated magna cum laude from North Carolina State University, where he received his B.S. in Animal Science.

He has earned the designation of "Rising Star"* by Super Lawyers magazine in 2011, 2012, and 2013, and has been selected to the annual list of Best Lawyers in America* for workers’ compensation lawyers every year since 2015. Barry is a member of The Order of Barristers, the Workplace Injury Litigation Group, the N.C. Bar Workers' Compensation Section Council, and the North Carolina Advocates for Justice.

MEMBERSHIPS:
North Carolina State Bar
North Carolina Bar Association
North Carolina Advocates for Justice
Workers' Injury Law and Advocacy Group
Durham County Bar Association
US District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
Certified Workers' Compensation Specialist, Board of Legal Specialization of the North Carolina State Bar
North Carolina Bar Workers' Compensation Section Council, 2013-2015

HONORS/AWARDS/ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
“Rising Star”* by Super Lawyers magazine, 2011–2013
“Best Lawyers”* for Workers’ Compensation law by The Best Lawyers in America, 2015–2020 

*For more information regarding the standards for inclusion for the awards listed visit: www.superlawyers.com www.bestlawyers.com www.martindale.com.

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Awards
  • Certified Workers' Compensation Specialist, Board of Legal Specialization of the North Carolina State Bar
  • “Rising Star”* by Super Lawyers magazine, 2011–2013
  • “Best Lawyers”*** for Workers’ Compensation law by The Best Lawyers in America, 2015–2020
  • *To be eligible for inclusion in "Rising Stars," a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. "Rising Stars" undergo a rigorous, multiphase process which combines peer nominations with third-party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made annually on a state by state basis. While up to five percent of the lawyers in any state are named "Super Lawyers," by Super Lawyers magazine, no more than 2.5 percent are named to the "Rising Stars" list.
  • **For information regarding the standards for peer review ratings, visit www.martindale.com.
  • *** First published in 1983, The Best Lawyers in America has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. For the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 8.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in the inclusion of more than 62,000 lawyers, or approximately 5% of lawyers in private practice in the United States. For more information regarding the standards for inclusion, visit www.bestlawyers.com.
Languages
English
Education
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, J.D., with honors
Graduated 2003
North Carolina State University, B.S. in Animal Science with Minor in Poultry Science and Agriculture Business, magna cum laude
Graduated 2000
Contact Details and Office Locations
702 Cromwell Drive, Suite G
Greenville, North Carolina 27858
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