As a former teacher, Meredith M. Parrish is passionate about helping others. Drawing from her unique vocational background, she devotes her pro bono work to underprivileged students in Georgia. She is a member of Georgia Appleseed’s Young Professionals Council, where she helps it achieve its goal of reducing the “school to prison pipeline.” Additionally, she authored a chapter of Appleseed’s published training manual, Representing Students in School Tribunals in Georgia.
Today, Meredith is a trusted personal injury lawyer at Kaufman Law, P.C. Before working with the firm, Meredith graduated in the top third of her class from Georgia State University’s College of Law. During her time as a law student, she was given CALI Awards in recognition of her “Excellence in Advanced Evidence and Family Law.”
Before GSU, she obtained an undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Georgia. As an undergrad, she served on the University Judiciary, where she represented students facing conduct code violation accusations and more. She also served as President of the national honor fraternity, Phi Sigma Pi. After graduation, Meredith taught second grade in Atlanta Public Schools through Teach for America.
Meredith is licensed to practice in all Georgia State and Superior Courts, as well as the Georgia Supreme Court, the Georgia Court of Appeals, and the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. She is a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice, and the Young Lawyers Division of the Georgia State Bar. Recently, Meredith was chosen as a member of the inaugural class of the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers’ New Lawyer Boot Camp.