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With over 20 years of practice, Thomas Parkerson utilizes his extensive knowledge of the legal system to represent you with excellence. Call (615) 392-3012 to get started, or contact us online.

About Attorney Thomas Parkerson

Thomas Parkerson founded Parkerson Law with one goal….to put the client first. To listen, communicate and discuss the specific case with the client, and use his extensive experience to provide the absolute best representation which in turn gives the absolute best options for the client. Whether facing a criminal charge or a possible divorce or custody matter this type of dedicated, experienced representation does not happen overnight but comes after years of practice and thousands of cases. 

Thomas began practicing law in 2003 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 law background in 2005 with his move to Murfreesboro to the 16th Judicial District District Attorneys Office. As a former Assistant District Attorney General in Murfreesboro, Smryna, LaVergne and all Rutherford County and Cannon County, Thomas prosecuted cases which ranged from as simple as public intoxication to as complicated as first degree murder and has been fortunate to gain important trial experience that has been essential in the representation of all legal matters. 

After 6 years as a prosecutor Thomas entered into private practice in 2010, practicing at Bennett, Parkerson, and Bray and later becoming a founding member of Parkerson Santel, PLLC. His years of experience and involvement in thousands of cases makes him one of Rutherford County’s most experienced Criminal Defense Attorneys. Taking advantage of his time as a prosecutor he used this knowledge as a criminal defense attorney to handle all matter of criminal cases including DUI defense to serious felonies including drug charges and murder. 

As a Criminal Defense Attorney, Parkerson Law handles all criminal matters, including DUI defense, drug charges, violations of probation, thefts, assaults and any misdemeanor or felony. As a Family Law Attorney, Parkerson Law practices in the area of divorce and custody, including creating parenting plans, advising on child support and marital dissolution agreements. Parkerson Law handles complex contested divorces involving disagreements over alimony, child support and parenting plans, assets and debts and also simple divorce matters including uncontested divorces.  

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  • Mississippi College School of Law, Law Degree, 2003
  • University of Tennessee at Martin, Undergraduate Degree, 1999

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2004
  • Mississippi, 2003
  • Supreme Court of the United States, 2015

Professional Associations

Thomas is the past Treasurer, Secretary, Vice-President and President of the Rutherford and Cannon County Bar Association. He is a current member of the Rutherford and Cannon County Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association, and the Murfreesboro Chapter of Inns of Courts. 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.

Five-Star Client Reviews

You are the Priority

Compassionate Advocacy. Aggressive Strategy.
  • "He Actually Cares"
    Thomas Parkerson is the most knowledgeable and professional attorney I have ever done business with. Truly someone you can trust, and when you speak with him, you can tell he actually cares about your situation and wants to help.
    - Joshua G.
  • "You're Not Just A Number"
    From the very first meeting, Thomas showed understanding, knowledge and patience to help us navigate a whole new experience for us. At no time did we feel we were just a case number with Thomas and his staff.
    - Mary M.
  • "Wonderful Experience"
    Thomas Parkerson is the most knowledgeable and professional attorney I have ever work with. He made sure I understood everything I was dealing with. I would most definitely hire him again!
    - Oscar L.
  • "Skilled in the Courtroom"

    The best in Middle TN. Thomas Parkerson and his staff are very friendly, professional, and honest. He knows the law and knows it well, and he knows his way around the courtroom. Thomas Parkerson is the man. 

    - Melissa A.
  • "We Are Deeply Grateful"
    Mr. Parkerson has been so helpful to us. He has represented us in court on multiple occasions and he has always been extremely knowledgeable, helpful and effective. He has provided us with extremely useful information and helped us settle all our legal mat
    - Carmen S.
  • "Far Superior to the Competition"
    A professional, courteous, knowledgeable and honest attorney... Thomas Parkerson took the time to hear the details of my case and explained my options without making empty promises or providing unrealistic expectations.
    - Former Client
  • "Mr. Parkerson is an excellent attorney. He not only saved me from going to jail, he got most of the charges against me dropped. He was always caring, and understanding."
    - Brandy N.
  • "Unparalleled Empathy & Consideration"
    Thomas Parkerson handles cases with respect, confidence, and caring. He is very thorough and excellent at communicating what the process is and what to expect. He shows empathy and consideration that is unparalleled.
    - Kristi D.
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What Sets Us Apart?

Compassionate Advocacy with Aggressive Strategies
  • Track Record of Excellence
    With a defense portfolio that spans close to ten thousand cases, Parkerson Law has a proven track record of success.
  • Decades of Experience

    With over 20 years of dedicated practice, Parkerson Law brings a wealth of experience to every case.

  • Former Prosecutor Advantage

    With a background as a former prosecutor, Thomas Parkerson skillfully navigates your defense and anticipates strategies.

  • Client-Centered Compassion

    At Parkerson Law, our clients are more than just cases. We approach each situation with genuine compassion and a commitment to helping them navigate challenges.

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