Mediator Parag Shah Honored as a 2017 Rising Star by GAPABA
Mediator Parag Shah was recently recognized as a 2017 Rising Star by the Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association (GAPABA). He accepted the award at GAPABA’s Annual Gala, held at Fernbank on May 27, 2017 .
Parag is member of Team Forsling at Miles and mediates primarily personal injury cases. In addition to his mediation practice, Parag also manages his own law firm: The Shah Firm, where he specializes in personal injury and criminal defense. Furthermore, he has served as a Pro Hac Judge to the City of Atlanta Municipal Court since his appointment by Mayor Kasim Reed in 2016.
Parag is also serves as an adjunct professor at Ohio Northern University Law School where he teaches jury selection and cross-examination. He is also a faculty member for the Bill Daniel Trial Advocacy Program. Additionally, he oversees a criminal defense externship program through John Marshall Law School in Atlanta.
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. In 2011, he was featured as an expert in criminal defense on NPR‘s “This American Life”, Episode 430 – Very Tough Love. In addition, Shah regularly provided legal commentary on CNN’s Nancy Grace.
He is the author of three Georgia pocketbooks: The Code Criminal, The Code Civil and The Code Evidence. The Code is currently published by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia. In November 2017, Parag is planning to debut a new series of “How To” books and a book on mediation best practices.