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