Rhyan Breen

Rhyan Breen

Wilson, North Carolina
888-569-0691 (Toll Free)
The National Trial Lawyers

Rhyan Breen joined the law firm of Farris & Farris, PA in August of 2010. He is a graduate of Methodist University and the North Carolina Central University School of Law. Prior to joining the firm, Rhyan worked at Farris & Farris, PA as a clerk and later gained experience practicing law with Farris and Farris under the North Carolina State Bar's Third Year Practice Rule.

Areas of Practice

  • Accident & Injury
  • Civil Trials
  • Criminal Trials
  • Traffic
  • Wrongful Death
  • Simple Wills and Power of Attorney

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2010


  • North Carolina Central University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 2010
  • Methodist University
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 2007
    • Honors: Policy Debate Team, Debater of the Year- 2005, 2006, 2007
    • Honors: Resident Advisor, Resident Advisor of the Year- 2007
    • Honors: 2007 Student-Athlete of the Year
    • Major: Political Science

Honors and Awards

  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40
  • Methodist University Distinguished Young Alumni Award, 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • Y.O.U.T.H. of Wilson, Board Member
  • St. Therese Catholic Church, Wilson, NC
  • MCEC Advisory Council, Knights of Columbus, Member
  • Methodist University Legal Studies Advisory Board, Member
  • Wilson County Mediation Center of Eastern Carolina, Advisory Board Member 2010-Present, Chairman, 2013-Present, Teen Court Judge 2011-Present and Teen Court Attorney Training Facilitator 2012-Present
  • Mediation Center of Eastern Carolina, Board Member 2014-2018
  • NCAJ High School Mock Trial Competition, Volunteer- Scoring Juror 2010-Present
  • Methodist University, Guest Speaker Legal Studies, 2010-Present
  • Methodist University, Mock Trial Juror, 2007-Present
  • Methodist University, Honorary Monarch, 2013
  • Imagination Station Science and History Museum, Board Member 2016-Present
  • Imagination Station Science and History Museum, Fundraising Committee Chair 2016
  • Arts Council of Wilson, Board Member 2016-Present
  • Arts Council of Wilson, Fundraising Committee Chair 2016
  • Arts Council of Wilson, Grassroots Grant Committee Member
  • Y.O.U.T.H of Wilson, Executive Committee, Secretary, 2012-2013
  • Y.O.U.T.H of Wilson, Board Member of the Year, 2012
  • North Carolina Youth Advisory Council, Council Member 2018- Present, Appointed by Governor Roy Cooper, Fundraising Chair, 2018

Past Employment Positions

  • NC State Bars Third Year Practice Rule, Farris & Farris, PA, Summer Associate
  • Farris & Farris, P.A., Clerk
  • Cumberland County School Board Attorney's Office, Clerk


  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Alpha Chi
  • Pi Sigma Alpha