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.
In 2016, Mr. Shah was appointed by Mayor Kasim Reed as a Pro Hac Judge to the City of Atlanta Municipal Court where he presides over traffic offenses and city ordinances. He is also the 5th District Representative for the Council of Municipal Court Judges.
Mr. Shah is an adjunct professor at Ohio Northern University Law School where he teaches jury selection and cross-examination. He is also is a former faculty member for the Georgia Trial Skills Clinic, GACDL's Bill Daniel Trial Program and AAJ's Deposition College. In addition, Mr. Shah ran a criminal defense externship program through John Marshall Law School in Atlanta.
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, & the Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association; "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 provided legal commentary on CNN's Nancy Grace and on HLN's Crime and Justice with Ashleigh Banfield.
Mr. Shah is the author of three Georgia pocketbooks: The Code Criminal, The Code Civil and The Code Evidence. The Code is currently published by MyCLE.
Mr. Shah is a member of a number of local and national associations. He is also actively involved with a number of charitable organizations including Side by Side Brain Injury Clubhouse and Nicholas House.
Elizabeth "Liz" George is a personal injury and civil litigation attorney in Atlanta. Her practice primarily focuses on serious personal injury cases including automobile, trucking, motorcycle, premises liability, negligent security, professional malpractice, wrongful death and other serious or catastrophic injury and tort cases. Liz also prosecutes and defends various civil litigation matters.
In 2012, she left the life of billable hours and corporate representation to assist her husband in expanding his growing practice, The Shah Law Firm where she is now a partner.
Liz has been a speaker at, and contributed written materials to, CLE programs in Georgia and nationally. She is also a featured speaker and adjunct faculty member, teaching courses in Jury Selection and Cross Examination, during Winter Term at Ohio Northern University each year.
Liz is "AV" rated by Martindale Hubbell and rated 10 out of 10 by Avvo.com. She is a contributing author of three Georgia pocketbooks: The Code Criminal & Traffic, The Code Civil and The Code Evidence. She is a founding member and Executive Vice President of MyCLE, a Georgia legal education and publication company.
Although a lawyer by trade, Liz’s real passions are volunteer work and trail running. Liz has volunteered through Dress for Success; Atlanta Volunteer Lawyer’s Foundation; Volunteer Income Tax Assistance; Eviction Defense program; Athena's Warehouse; Fisher House; and Getting2Tri Foundation. Liz previously served as a board member to the GAWL Foundation and the Gandhi Worldwide Education Institute. Currently, Liz serves on the board of the Nicholas House as their secretary, and frequently volunteers with Side by Side Brain Injury Clubhouse where she serves on the Jawbones v. Sawbones committee.
Liz is a certified running coach; a 250 hour Registered Yoga Teacher; has served as an Ambassador to the Xterra Racing Series, Cliff's Luna Bar, and Honey Stinger. She's run events from 100 meters to 100 miles, including multi-day stage races through the Colorado Rockies and the German, Austrian and Italian Alps. Her advice on trail running has been featured in running related websites and publications including “Triathlon for the Every Woman" by Meredith Atwood.