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Gregory Jacques Parent

Gregory Jacques Parent

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Greg is a mediator and Team Leader with Miles Mediation in Atlanta, Georgia. His unique philosophy regarding mediation is predicated on having been in every professional’s seat in the room. Greg has been: a claims adjuster, a defense attorney, worked in-house for insurance carriers, and a plaintiff’s attorney. 

He is a trial lawyer who has tried and won cases at trial, both as a defense attorney and a plaintiff’s attorney. His broad perspective, coupled with his effective listening and empathy, works very well to put the parties at ease while simultaneously and skillfully shepherding them through the nuances of settlement discussions and negotiations.

Greg’s experience, patience, and disarming style work well to give him success in the mediation setting. He brings the right balance of knowledge, people-skills and integrity necessary to settle the most complex of issues, regardless of the size or type of case. He will work hard to move past any hurdles or obstacles that may arise during mediation.

Following his graduation from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Greg spent three years working as a claim adjuster with State Farm where he handled auto claims and worked on two different national catastrophe teams. He left State Farm in 1995 and returned to Chapel Hill for law school. Graduating in 1998, Greg began his legal career doing insurance defense work with two prominent Atlanta law firms, Hawkins & Parnell (Hawkins, Parnell, Thackston & Young) and Dennis, Corry, Porter & Smith. He later transitioned into doing in-house work for both Zurich and Liberty Mutual. While working for the defense, Greg handled all types of civil litigation matters, including: automobile and trucking liability, premises liability, products liability, construction defect, toxic torts, contracts and workers compensation. More recently, Greg worked as a plaintiff’s attorney, where his practice focused on bringing lawsuits on behalf of homeowners against municipalities and counties, medical malpractice, personal injury, premises, automobile liability, trucking liability and contract disputes. In 2005, Greg was honored as a Georgia Super Lawyer Rising Star.

In addition to his professional career, Greg has served as a mock trial judge in high school and law school moot court competitions. He is involved in his community both as a Sunday School teacher and a youth coach for soccer and basketball. Greg is also an assistant den leader in Cub Scouts and serves on the Board of Governors for the Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School, where his children attend elementary school. In addition, he is a former co-chair of the Atlanta Carolina Alumni Association. He is married and the proud father of two young children.



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  1. Mediation: 100%
    4 years



Hourly ($275/hour)

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  • Daria French Wise

    I endorse this lawyer. Greg Parent is an intelligent, skilled mediator that I highly recommend.


    Daria Wise Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jacob Stanford Eby

    I endorse this lawyer. Greg is engaging and smart, and will serve his clients well.


    Jacob Eby Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Miles Mediation

6 Concourse Parkway
Suite 1950
Atlanta, GA, 30328


GAActive Member in Good Standing 199811/07/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
"Rising Star" awardGeorgia Super Lawyers2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyParent Law Firm, P.C.2011 - Present
AttorneyMartin & Jones2009 - 2011
AttorneyLaw Office of James C. McLaughlin, Liberty Mutul Insurance Company2007 - 2009
AttorneyMisner, Scott & Martin, Zurich Insurance Company2003 - 2007
AttorneyDennis, Corry & Porter2001 - 2003
AttorneyHawkins & Parnell, LLP1998 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2010 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of North CarolinaN/AlawN/A