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Parag Yogesh Shah

Parag Yogesh Shah

Criminal & Personal Injury Attorney
  • Criminal Law, Personal Injury
  • Georgia
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Summary

Parag Y. Shah is a personal injury and criminal defense attorney in Atlanta, Georgia. He graduated from Rhodes College in 2003 and went on to receive his law degree from Ohio Northern University in 2006. After doing indigent work and practicing with a small firm, Mr. Shah started his own law firm, The Shah Law Firm, specializing in personal injury and criminal defense. Mr. Shah is a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association of Justice, the Solo and Small Firm Section of the Atlanta Bar Association, the Georgia Criminal Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and an appointed member of the State Bar of Georgia's Indigent Defense Committee. Mr. Shah is a faculty member for the Bill Daniel Trial Advocacy Program and an adjunct professor for Ohio Northern University Law School. In addition, Mr. Shah runs a criminal defense externship program through John Marshall Law School in Atlanta. Mr. Shah is a registered neutral with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution and mediates complex litigation cases at Miles Mediation. Mr. Shah has been acknowledged as Georgia’s Top 40 Under 40 by the Daily Report, a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers Magazine & Georgia Trend Magazine, "AV" rated by Martindale Hubbell and rated 10 out of 10 by Avvo.com. In 2011, Mr. Shah was featured as an expert in criminal defense on NPR's "This American Life", Episode 430 - Very Tough Love. In addition, Mr. Shah regularly provides legal commentary on CNN's Nancy Grace. Mr. Shah is the author of three Georgia pocketbooks: The Code Criminal, The Code Civil and The Code Evidence. The Code has been widely acclaimed by the legal community and is currently published by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
Languages
  • Gujarati: Spoken
  • Hindi: Spoken
Professional Experience
Personal Injury & Criminal Defense Attorney
Shah Law Firm
- Current
Trial Attorney
L. David Wolfe, P.C.
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Trial Attorney
Fulton County Public Defenders Office
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Education
The Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law
J.D. (2006)
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Rhodes College
B.A.
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Choate Rosemary Hall
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Awards
Top 40 Under 40
Daily Report
Rising Star
Georgia Trend
Rising Star
Superlawyers
2013, 2014, 2015
"AV" Preeminent Attorney
Martindale Hubbell
10 out of 10
Avvo.com
Amicus Author Award
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Professional Associations
State Bar of Georgia Indigent Defense Committee
Appointed Member
- Current
Atlanta Bar Association
Member
- Current
American Association for Justice
Member
- Current
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
National Criminal Defense College
Faculty Member
- Current
Bill Daniel Trial Advocacy Program
Faculty Member
- Current
The Georgia Criminal Defense Lawyers Education Fund
Board Member
- Current
Georgia High School Mock Trial Competition
Judge
- Current
Georgia State Bar
Member
- Current
Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association
Member
- Current
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
The Code Criminal, Civil & Evidence
Institute of Continuing Legal Education of Georgia
Certifications
Forensic Blood and Urine Seminar
DUI
Bill Daniel's Trial Advocacy Program
GACDL
Advanced Cross Examination
National Criminal Defense College
Trial Practice Institute
National Criminal Defense College
Basic Mediation Skills
Justice Center of Atlanta
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
Shah Law Firm
1355 Peachtree Street
Suite 1800
Atlanta, GA 30309
USA
Telephone: (404) 844-4874
Cell: (404) 433-1136
Fax: (404) 410-6933