A Distinct Approach
Marion K. Parsons
Marion K. Parsons, of Parsons Law, PA, in Asheville, North Carolina, represents individuals in Western North Carolina.
She handles family law and juvenile matters revolving around divorce, child custody and support issues, property division, juvenile matters involving the Department of Social Services and parent defense, and more.
Ms. Parsons takes pride in guiding clients during each step of the legal process. She understands that legal disputes often cause significant mental and financial stress of parties. Her ultimate goal is to find a tailored solution for her clients, meeting their specific needs and goals.
Many cases are resolved without heading to court, however, sometimes a trial is necessary. Ms. Parsons is an experienced litigator and trial lawyer. She was an assistant coach for her former Wake Forest University School of Law Trial Team and, since moving to Buncombe County, also served as the regional coordinator for Western North Carolina's High School Mock Trial.
Ms. Parsons is currently a member of the Family Law section of the North Carolina Bar Association, the Buncombe County Bar, and the Buncombe County Bar Young Lawyers Division.
Along with North Carolina, Ms. Parsons is licensed to practice law in the state of Oregon. She is also licensed to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina as well as in the Eastern Band of Cherokee Tribal Court.
Current Employment Position
- Managing Attorney
- Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston Salem, North Carolina
- Juris Doctor
- University of Cambridge, Cambridge
- Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
- Bachelor of Arts
- Major: Literature
- Minor: Biology
- North Carolina, 2010
- Oregon, 2011
- U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, 2011
- Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, 2012
- Family Law
- Juvenile Law
- Child Custody
- Attorney, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC, Winston-Salem, NC - August 2010 – July 2011
- Intern Forsyth County District Attorney’s Office, Winston-Salem, NC - February 2009 – April 2009 June 2009 – August 2009
- Intern, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC, Winston-Salem, NC - February 2009 – April 2009
- Clerk, 49th Circuit Court, Big Rapids, MI - May 2008 – August 2008
- Intern, Washtenaw County Public Defender’s Office, Ann Arbor, MI - May 2008 – August 2008
Classes & Seminars
Fraternities or Sororities
- Member, 28th Judicial District Bar
- Guest Speaker, South College Asheville, 2019, 2020
- Presenter, "GAL- Rethinking Who Speaks for the Child’s Best Interest” North Carolina Parent Attorney Conference - 2017
- Presenter, Young Lawyers Division Panel, 28th Judicial District Bar Professionalism For New Admittees Program - 2018
- Coach, American Association for Justice Trial Team, January 2011 – 2018
- Regional Coordinator, American Association for Justice Regional Mock Trial 2014-2016
- Executive Committee Member, 28th Judicial District of North Carolina, 2012-2015
- Assistant Coach, Wake Forest University School of Law American Association for Justice Trial Team, 2010-2011
- Member, North Carolina Bar Association, Family and Juvenile Bar Member, 2010-Present
- Member, Wake Forest University School of Law American Association for Justice Trial Team
- Member, Wake Forest University School of Law Trial Bar - 2008 - 2010
- Editor-in-Chief, The Hearsay, Wake Forest University School of Law Student Newspaper
- Participant, Wake Forest University School of Law Litigation Clinic - 2008-2010
- Member, American Inns of Court 2008-2010
- Member, Western Michigan University Equestrian Team - Hunter/Jumper 2004-2006
- Member, Western Michigan University Chapter Sigma Tau Delta 2005-2006
- Instructor, Western Michigan University Writing Center 2005-2007