Corey V. Parton

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Charlotte, NC

Parton & Associates PLLC
 | 122 N McDowell St, Charlotte, NC 28204
Phone: 704-376-4488
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018
Licensed Since: 2013
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (50%)
Attorney Profile

Corey Parton is a natural, skilled and effective litigator with a passion for asserting and defending his clients' rights.  

Mr. 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 a Member of the Mecklenburg County Bar Sports Committee.  He is a member of the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States, Mecklenburg County Bar's Criminal Defense Section, 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, and has been selected to teach Continued Learning Education courses on electronic discovery by the National Business Institute.  Mr. Parton has been recognized by the Lawyer Referral Service as Panel Member of the Year, named Top 40 Under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers as well as a Top 10 Attorney by the National Academy Criminal Defense Attorneys.  He has been recognized with 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 prior to law includes a position in the Pentagon with 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 is a die-hard Buffalo Bills fan which has taught him patience, perseverance and how to stay true during tough times.  

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense (50%)
Civil Litigation (50%)

Criminal Defense (50%): Criminal Law, Felony, Misdemeanor

Civil Litigation (50%)

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: Criminal Law, Felony, Misdemeanor


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Rising Stars: 2018

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About Corey Parton

Admitted: 2013, North Carolina

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Honors and Awards:

  • Nominee, Super Lawyers, 2017
  • 10 Best for Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2017
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2017
  • Panel Member of the Year - Nominee, Mecklenburg County Lawyer Referral Service, 2017
  • Top 40 Under 40 - Nominee, Charlotte Business Journal, 2016
  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2016
  • Dean's List, Charlotte School of Law, 2012
  • Dean's List, Charlotte School of Law, 2011
  • Top Secret Personal Clearance (Non-Active), U.S. Department of Defense, 2010
  • Outstanding Teacher Award: English as a Second Language, Literacy Council of Northern Virginia, 2010

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Charlotte School of Law Client Counseling Team, Assistant Coach, 2015
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Lawyer Referral Service Committee Vice Chair, 2017 - Present
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Lawyer Referral Service Committee, Marketing Subcommittee Member, 2015 - Present
  • Christian Legal Society Charlotte Chapter, Communications Director, 2013 - 2014
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Active Member, 2013 - Present
  • Lawyers' Mutual, Insured Member, 2013 - Present
  • Mecklenburg County Bar, Active Member, 2013 - Present
  • Small/Solo Section Meck. Co. Bar, Member, 2013 - Present
  • Mecklenburg County Bar, Lawyer Referral Service Committee, Board of Directors, 2014 - Present
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Sports Committee, Board of Directors, 2014 - Present
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Linking Lawyers, Mentor, 2015 - Present
  • ARAG, Qualified Member, 2015 - Present
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Criminal Justice Section, Member, 2016 - Present
  • United States Supreme Court Bar, Active Member, 2016 - Present
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Social/Sports Committee, Basketball League Representative, 2016 - Present
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Active Member, 2016 - Present

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Eagle Rock Camp, Board of Directors, 2014 - 2015

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Speaker, Organizing & Authenticating Electronic Discovery, National Business Institute, Inc., Lawyers Continued Legal Education, 2017
  • Civil Rights Clinic, Representing Clients Before the Citizen's Review Board, 2017
  • Real Property Section, Successfully Litigating Construction & Other Home Owner Liens, 2017
  • Carolinas Invitational Mock Trial Tournament, Guest Presiding Judge, 2016
  • Client Counseling & Negotiation Class, Client Intake, 2016
  • Local Evening News, Attorney Warns Offering Freebies for Voting on Election Day Breaks Federal Law, 2016
  • Luncheon Series, Navigating Small Claims Court for Business Owners, 2016
  • Paralegal Exam Review, Torts Essentials, 2016
  • Prof. M. Mark Heekin's Small & Solo Practice Intercession Class, Confidence in Cultivating Your Firm, 2016
  • Prof. Victoria Taylor's Animal Law Class, Pet Plaintiffs, 2016
  • Carolinas Invitational Competition, Carolinas Invitational Competition, 2015
  • Criminal Defense Society Networking Event, Day in the Life of a Criminal Defense Attorney, 2015
  • Ethics Panel, Ethics in the Practice of Law, 2015
  • Prof. Victoria Taylor's Client Counseling Class, Client Counseling & Negotiations, 2015
  • American Bar Association Student Division, Courtroom or Corner Office, 2014
  • Animal Law Section, Summer 2014, Animal Law in Context, 2014
  • Interviewing, Counseling & Negotiations, Summer 2014 Section, Effective Client Interviews, 2014
  • Networking Panel, Networking for Attorneys, 2014
  • Professional Problems and Responsibility, Summer 2014, Ethics in Practice, 2014
  • Small & Solo Practice, Spring 2014 Section, Pitfalls of Practice, 2014
  • Speaker Bob Geoff, Love Does, 2014
  • Expunction Function, Civil Rights Clinic Blog, Charlotte School Of Law, 2014
  • 4 O'Clock Evening News Programming, U.S. House Bill on Student Loan Debt, 2013
  • WBTV Channel 3 Charlotte, Impact of Rising Interest Rates on Student Loan Debt, 2013
  • Environmental Law & Toxic Torts Committee Newsletter, American Bar Association, 2013

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • State v. L.S.
  • Sorokin v. Winfield
  • In re P.A.C.
  • H.G. v. B.N.
  • D.S. v. Local Police Dep't
  • State v. A.B.
  • State v. M.W.
  • State v. S.P.
  • State v. T.B.
  • State v. T.F.
  • Corporate Plaintiff v. B.P.
  • State v. T.S.
  • B.P. v. C.R.
  • State v. B.W.

Educational Background:

  • Virginia Polytechnic & State University, Bachelor of Arts in Communications, Honors: Member of the Men’s Lacrosse Team, 2009
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Office Location for Corey V. Parton

122 N McDowell St
Charlotte, NC 28204

Phone: 704-376-4488


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Last Updated: 9/14/2017

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