Parag Shah

Parag Y. Shah

 
EXPERIENCE

  • The Shah Law Firm, Criminal & Personal Injury Trial Attorney 2011 – Present
  • Law Offices of L. David Wolfe, P.C., Trial Attorney 2008 – 2010
  • Atlanta Judicial Circuit Public Defenders Office, Criminal Trial Attorney 2006 – 2008
PUBLICATIONS

  • The Code, Reference Guide to Georgia Criminal & Traffic Law
  • The Code, Reference Guide to Georgia Civil Practice & Procedure
CERTIFICATIONS

  • Mediator, Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution 2011 – Present
    Certification from the Justice Center of Atlanta
TEACHING

  • Faculty Member at the National Criminal Defense College in Macon, Georgia
  • Faculty Member at the Bill Daniel’s Trial Advocacy Program
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • Nancy Grace, Reoccurring legal expert
  • 10 Mistakes under the Civil Practice Act, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Convention 2012
  • NPR’s This American Life, featured expert on criminal law 2011
  • Host of Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ Spring Seminar 2011
  • Closing Arguments, Georgia State University Litigation Program 2010, 2011
  • A Proactive Approach to Practicing Criminal Defense,
Fulton County Public Defender Seminar 2010
  • Utilizing Motions Practice to Win Cases or Cripple the Prosecution,
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Fall Seminar 2010
  • The Consequences Illegal Immigrants and Attorneys Face in the Criminal
    Justice System, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund 2007
ASSOCIATIONS

  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, membership committee
  • American Association of Justice
  • Atlanta Bar Association, solo and small firm member
  • State Bar of Georgia Indigent Defense Committee, appointed member
  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, education fund board member
  • Georgia High School Mock Trial Competitions, volunteer
  • South Asian Bar Association of Georgia, Treasurer
ACHIEVEMENTS

Best of Atlanta 2012

Georgia Legal Leaders "Top Lawyers" 2012

EDUCATION

  • Ohio Northern UniversityJuris Doctor 2003 – 2006
  • Rhodes CollegeBachelor of Arts 1999 – 2003
  • Choate Rosemary Hall 1996 – 1999