Bailey Farrin

Bailey Farrin grew up in Memphis, Tennesse, where she personally witnessed struggles for civil rights and by which she was deeply affected. In 1982, she graduated with a bachelor of arts in English Literature at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, during which she also studied Spanish in Madrid, Spain. After graduation she was a teacher of English and Spanish for three years in different public schools in the states of Arkansas, Connecticut and New York. Bailey graduated with honors from Duke University School of Law in 1990 and practiced civil law including family law for 5 years in Los Angeles County, California. Returning to North Carolina in 1995, Bailey practiced family law until 1998 and then from 1998 to 2005 she worked with Hispanic clients pursuing their legal rights for personal injuries at the law firm James Scott Farrin in Durham. Licensed to practice law in California and North Carolina, Bailey now practices immigration, criminal defense, traffic defense and personal injury with Marcus E. Hill in Durham.

She is the president of the North Carolina Advocates of Justice Immigration Lawyer Division and a member of American Immigration Lawyers Association and a member of the Durham County Bar Association. Bailey is a cradle Episcopalian and is a member of Iglesia de Buen Pastor in Durham, North Carolina.

Twice a month, Bailey gives free legal consultations at El Centro Hispano in Durham. Bailey has volunteered as an attorney at Church World Services with the Central American Minors Program before it was recently canceled by the Trump administration.

Bailey lives in Durham with her two daughters and enjoys tennis and travel during her free time.