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 Shalamar Parham, a native of Atlanta, is a community oriented divorce and family law attorney.  Shalamar is managing principal of Parham Law Firm, LLC, a family law boutique in Atlanta.  Shalamar tirelessly represents her clients in divorce, child support and custody matters while continuing to remind her clients and her community to keep the best interest of the children first.


Shalamar obtained her juris doctorate degree from John Marshall Law School. 


Shalamar serves the community through her positions with various community and professional organizations.  Shalamar serves on two community non-profit boards, is a volunteer attorney for Clayton County Pro Bono Project and Georgia Legal Services Program, and is an avid speaker on community panels related to divorce and child custody issues.  Shalamar is also a member of the 2012 State Bar of Georgia YLD Leadership Academy.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Child Custody: 50%
    8 years
  2. Divorce: 50%
    8 years

Payment

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Christopher Charles Ivory

    Shalamar is dedicated to the practice of law and the integrity of the legal community. She has a great reputation with her clients and is very active with the local bar associations. She also assisted me with my own family law matter as a young attorney. I highly recommend Shalamar.

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  • Ichechi Nkesi Alikor

    Shalamar is passionate about Family law and the community. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Ichechi Alikor Family Attorney
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Contact info

Parham Law Firm, LLC

400 Galleria Pkwy
Suite 1500
Atlanta, GA, 30339

Parham Law Firm LLC

238 Stockbridge Rd
Jonesboro, GA, 30236

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 200807/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Georgia Rising StarSuper Lawyers2016
Georgia Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
HonoreeWho's Who in Black Atlanta2015
Georgia Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Georgia Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
HonoreeWho's Who in Black Atlanta2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Divorce and Family Law AttorneyParham Law Firm2009 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Junior League of AtlantaMember2015 - Present
Georgia Legal Services ProgramBoard Member2014 - Present
Youth ConnectionsBoard Secretary2013 - Present
State Bar of Georgia Law School Outreach CommitteeMember2013 - Present
Georgia Association of Black Women AttorneysCommunity Service Committee Chair2016 - 2016
State Bar of Georgia Access to Justice CommitteeMember2015 - 2016
Leadership Academy of YLD State Bar of GeorgiaAlumni2012 - 2012
Minorities in the Profession Committee YLD State Bar of GeorgiaCo-Chair2011 - 2013
Cherokee County CASA for ChildrenBoard Member2010 - 2013
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Divorcemag.comEstablishing Custody and Visitation Rights for the Unwed Father in Georgia2015
Divorcemag.comWhen Spouses Live in Different States, Where to File for Divorce2015
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, AtlantaLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Second Saturday WorkshopsWhat Women Should Know About Divorce2016
CLEPreserving the Record for Appeal2015
Parents Conference LaunchChild Custody and Co-Parenting2012
Dinner and Learn SeriesDivorce, Family Violence and Child Support in Georgia2012
Continuing EducationChild Custody and Child Support in GA2012
Logos Festival of Books and HealthFamily Law2011
Divorced Parents in Action ConferenceChild Custody and Co-Parenting2011
Bankruptcy Basics Community ForumBankruptcy Basics2011
Community ForumBasics of Filing for Divorce2010