CHARLOTTE, NC, June 26, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Corey Parton has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Mr. Parton is founder and owner of Parton and Associates, PLLC, where his team practices commercial and corporate business litigation, and state criminal defense.
Corey Parton is the founder and managing partner at Parton & Associates. He has practiced law in Charlotte, N.C., since 2013, winning settlements for his clients in the areas of commercial litigation and finding the best possible outcomes for his clients facing charges in criminal defense.
Mr. Parton has a Juris Doctorate and completed his legal education in less than two-and-a-half years. During his time in law school he earned Dean's List honors twice, served as a Teaching Assistant, member of the Elder Law Clinic, Federalist Society, and participated in the Expunction Project. He also holds a Bachelor's Degree in Communication from Virginia Tech, where he was a member of the Men's Lacrosse Team.
Mr. Parton is a former member of the Board of Directors of Eagle Rock Camp, a non-profit dedicated to providing Wounded Warriors and their families opportunities and resources to reconnect. He also serves as the Vice-Chair on the Board of Directors for the Mecklenburg County Bar's Lawyer Referral Service and has been inducted in the North Carolina State Bar's Pro Bono Honor Society. He is a member of the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States, Mecklenburg County Bar's Criminal Defense & Small and Solo Practice Sections, has served as a Judge for the Carolinas Cup Trial Team Competition, and has been featured on Charlotte's WBTV-3 & Time Warner Cable News as a legal consultant. Mr. Parton has been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine, received an Outstanding Teacher Award for his volunteer work teaching English as a Second Language to Adults and has been published by the American Bar Association and Charlotte School of Law's Civil Rights Clinic.
Mr. Parton's work experience includes a position in the Pentagon in the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Policy, and on Capitol Hill as a Staff Assistant for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security. Both positions required him to hold a Top Secret Security Clearance issued by the US Government. In 2013, he opened the doors to a successful solo practice in Charlotte: Parton Law Firm. In 2015, he partnered with Chad Buckingham to create Parton Buckingham PLLC, which later became Parton & Associates, PLLC.
Mr. Parton credits his passion for democratic process and fairness and a focus on surrounding himself exclusively with stellar team members, as reasons for his professional achievements. Looking toward the future, he plans to continue to grow Parton & Associates by finding ways to better and more efficiently serve its clients.
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