Shalamar J. Parham

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Parham Law Firm LLC
 | 400 Galleria Pkwy, Suite 1500
Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone: 678-439-1482
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Shalamar J. Parham is the founder and managing principal of Parham Law Firm LLC, located in Atlanta and Jonesboro, Georgia. Providing representation to clients in the area and throughout the state, she focuses her practice exclusively on family law matters, including divorce, child custody and visitation, adoption, paternity and legitimation, child support, post-order modifications and contempt of court.

Ms. Parham attended Atlanta's John Marshall Law School in pursuit of her legal education, graduating with her Juris Doctorate in 2008. Following law school, Ms. Parham was admitted to practice before all of the state courts of Georgia. She is additionally admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia as well as before all of the state courts of Pennsylvania.

Known as a passionate and driven advocate for her clients, Ms. Parham's work has led to her receipt of recognition from her fellow professionals as well. In addition to her listing in Who's Who in Black Atlanta, she also appeared in Atlanta's Finest Profile Series in 2012. As a measure of the high regard in which she is held by her fellow attorneys, Ms. Parham has received a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo.

Ms. Parham has delivered several presentations on family law topics to both members of the community and other professionals. She is a member of a variety of legal organizations, including the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the Gate City Bar Association, the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys and the Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association. Ms. Parham also volunteers her services to Georgia Legal Services Program and Clayton County Pro Bono Project of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society, through which she assists clients who would otherwise be unable to afford legal representation. 

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Marital Property

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Marital Property


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Rising Stars: 2013 - 2018

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About Shalamar Parham

Admitted: 2008, Georgia

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Honors and Awards:

  • Lawyer of the Year, Corp America, 2017
  • Who's Who in Black Atlanta, 2015
  • Who's Who in Black Atlanta, 2012
  • Super Lawyers Georgia Rising Star, 2013 - 2017
  • Atlanta's Finest 2012 Profile Series

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Community Service Committee Chair, Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys, 2016
  • Alumni, Leadership Academy, State Bar of Georgia YLD, 2012
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia Law School Outreach Committee
  • Member, Gate City Bar Association
  • Member, Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Member, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Pennsylvania
  • Georgia

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board President, Georgia Legal Services Program, 2017
  • Board Member, Cherokee County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), 2010
  • Junior League of Atlanta
  • Volunteer Attorney, Clayton County Pro Bono Project
  • Volunteer Attorney, Georgia Legal Services Program
  • Volunteer Attorney, Cobb County Justice Foundation

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Published Article, When Spouses Live in Different States, Where To File for Divorce, Divorce Magazine, 2015
  • Speaker, Restorative Justice in Juvenile Law, Morehouse 2014 Dr. Daniel S. Blumenthal Public Health Summit, 2014
  • Lecturer, Dinner and Learn Family Law Series, Clayton Center Community Service Board Child And Adolescent Services, 2012
  • Bankruptcy and Divorce, West End LOGOS Festival, 2011
  • Created and hosted free community workshops for individuals wanting education on the divorce process in Georgia, Basics of Filing for Divorce, July 2010
  • Spoke as expert family law attorney panelists on issues regarding custody and divorce, Divorced Parenting in Action, May 2011
  • Spoke as expert family law attorney panelists on issues regarding custody and divorce, Parenting Within the Law, March 2012
  • Developed and presented 3 hour continuing education seminar for mental health professionals, Child Custody and Child Support in Georgia, July 2012
  • Presented 3 hour continuing education course to mental health professionals pertaining to the legal issues their clients face when dealing with child custody and child support issues., CLE Presenter
Office Location for Shalamar J. Parham

400 Galleria Pkwy
Suite 1500
Atlanta, GA 30339

Phone: 678-439-1482


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Last Updated: 9/29/2017

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