Since forming Parsons & Associates, P.C. in 2003 to represent injured employees in workers compensation, Atlanta attorney J. Michael Parsons has secured hundreds of settlements in claims totaling more than $5 million.
As a former defense attorney who defended employers and insurance companies against workers compensation lawsuits for eight years, Parsons brings a unique perspective to his efforts to achieve fair payments for injured workers.
A native of Atlanta, Parsons graduated from Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia in 1991, cum laude, with degrees in political science and Spanish and spent a semester abroad at the University of Virginia, Valencia, Spain. He earned his law degree from the University of Mississippi School of Law, where he won American Jurisprudence Awards for being first in class in Property II, Ethics and Corrections. He is licensed to practice law in Mississippi and Georgia.
As a defense attorney, Parsons was not pleased with the way injured workers were treated. He created his Atlanta law firm to assist injured workers with workers compensation and products liability claims
Since creating his firm, Parsons has obtained significant victories on behalf of his clients.
In 2012, he was associate counsel in a complex case involving a workers’ compensation claim for a client who suffered severe injuries when her vehicle was struck by another driver who lost control of her vehicle after a tire tread separated. Parsons’ team brought claims against the driver, the tire manufacturer, the auto shop mechanic who failed to provide warnings about the unsafe tire, and the vehicle manufacturer. The case resulted in a $10 million settlement.
Parson also helped a client obtain a $1.1 million settlement after suffering severe back injuries when he was rear-ended by an 18-wheel truck.
He is active in a number of legal organizations including the Georgia Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Law Section, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Southern Trial Lawyers Association, Atlanta Bar Association, Cobb County Bar Association, and Cobb County Trial Lawyers Association.
He enjoys coaching youth baseball and soccer and traveling to the Caribbean Islands. He is an amateur chef and an avid Atlanta Falcons fan.
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J. Michael Parsons, Esq.
Parsons & Associates, P.C.
307 14th Street
Atlanta, Georgia 30318
(770) 422-9000 Phone