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 the managing 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.
Parag Y. Shah is a mediator, arbitrator and special master for Miles Mediation & Arbitration. Parag specializes in mediating personal injury cases, arbitrating hospitality matters, and serving as a special master in international disputes. Parag also serves as the Professional Development Coordinator for Miles Mediation & Arbitration. Parag's unique qualifications come from his diverse personal and professional background.
Parag is of Indian descent and grew up in a small town in Arkansas where his family was involved in the hotel industry. Parag eventually left the small town and moved down to Atlanta where he started his own law firm, The Shah Law Firm, specializing in personal injury and criminal defense.
As an attorney, Parag 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.
Parag has also found success wearing a number of hats. In 2016, Parag was appointed as a Pro Hac Judge to the City of Atlanta Municipal Court. He was also elected to represent the 5th District for the Council of Municipal Court Judges.
Parag is currently an adjunct professor at Ohio Northern University Law School where he teaches negotiations, jury selection, depositions and cross-examination. Parag speaks at seminars across the state and country on personal injury and mediation. He is also a former faculty member for the Georgia Trial Skills Clinic, GACDL's Bill Daniel Trial Program and AAJ's Deposition College. In addition, Parag has run a criminal defense externship program through John Marshall Law School in Atlanta.
Parag regularly provides legal commentary on CNN and HLN. He has been featured on "Nancy Grace", "Crime and Justice", "Weekend Express", and NPR's "This American Life."
Parag is the author of three Georgia pocketbooks: The Code Criminal, The Code Civil and The Code Evidence. He is also the author of the Municipal Benchbook which are all currently published by MyCLE.
Parag is a member of a number of local and national associations and charities, including Side by Side Brain Injury Clubhouse and Nicholas House.