No one expects legal issues to arise, but when they do it is vital to have counsel in which you can depend including an advocate who will explain your options, stand by your side, and fight for your rights during every aspect of your case. As a former Assistant District Attorney General in Murfreesboro, Smryna, LaVergne and all Rutherford County, Thomas Parkerson has prosecuted thousands of cases which range from as simple as public intoxication to as complicated as first degree murder. Attorney Thomas Parkerson has been fortunate to gain important trial experience that will be essential in the representation of your legal matter.
Thomas Parkerson is a founding member and managing partner of PARKERSON | SANTEL, PLLC. Thomas began practicing law at the firm of Boston, Holt, Sockwell, and Durham in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee focusing on domestic and civil work such as divorce, child custody, and personal injury. He then had the opportunity to begin his extensive criminal background in 2005 with his move to Murfreesboro to the 16th Judicial District Attorney's Office. As a prosecutor, Thomas gained vital experience in the courtroom handling cases that ranged from small misdemeanors to major felonies. After 6 years as a prosecutor, Thomas entered into private practice at Bennett, Parkerson, and Bray, an association of attorneys. Taking advantage of his time as a prosecutor he used this knowledge to specifically focus on criminal defense for his clients. In 2014, Thomas and his childhood friend and former prosecutor as well, Tommy Santel, opened the firm of PARKERSON | SANTEL, PLLC. The firm then recruited and employed another former prosecutor, Travis Lampley to give clients the benefit of criminal defense from all former prosecutors. The firm handles all criminal matters, including DUI defense, drug charges, and any misdemeanor or felony.
Thomas is also involved in the community as he is a past Treasurer, Secretary, Vice-President and President of the Rutherford and Cannon County Bar Association.
He is a current member of the following:
Thomas has also provided seminars in the past on domestic violence to the Murfreesboro Police Department and has given lectures on Criminal Defense and procedure for continuing education credit for attorneys. He has also been involved in the Murfreesboro chapter of JDRF to raise awareness and help find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes.
In addition, Thomas coaches his children in soccer, baseball, and basketball and above all enjoys spending time with his family. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee at Martin in 1999 and his law degree from Mississippi College School of Law in 2003. He is licensed to practice in Mississippi and Tennessee.
Parkerson Santel, PLLC, will always place a priority on the client's needs. A detailed strategy will be developed and tailored specifically for each individual case. Creativity, experience and insight will be used to find the answers clients seek in a legal matter.
As a trial attorney, Thomas Parkerson will negotiate your case always placing a priority on the client's interests. However, if negotiation stalls and the only option is a trial you absolutely must have an attorney with trial experience. That attorney is Thomas Parkerson.
Parkerson Santel, PLLC will handle your case effectively, efficiently,
and decisively. From the initial consultation through every aspect of
the case, a client shall be notified of each and every development in
the case. Representation includes the highest quality in client correspondence.
Phone calls and emails are returned promptly and in a timely manner.
If you need an attorney, call Thomas Parkerson today!