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Cherie A. Parson

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Human Resource Management
  • Profile

    Cherie Parson works exclusively as an employment attorney and has a unique professional background that has enabled her to work effectively in representing individual employees. She is a Mason Scholar and graduate of George Mason University and attained her Master of Arts degree from The George Washington University. After completing studies focused on human resources and organizational development, Parson pursued a career in human resources focused on employee relations, compensation and benefits plan development, and recruitment.

    As an employment attorney, Parson provides clients an understanding of their employment rights, empowers them to protect their interests, and advocates on their behalf. She provides counseling, negotiation, and, when necessary, aggressive litigation on an individual and class basis, and is committed to finding the best solutions for her clients in every employment situation. She focuses on helping people not just through legal representation, but also through active involvement in the professional, civic, and educational, developments that affect their work lives.

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    • Memberships

      Virginia Bar Association

      Hill Tucker Bar Association

      Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

    • Bar Admissions

      Commonwealth of Virginia

      U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

    • Professional Experience

      Principal Attorney (2017-Present)
      Parson Law, PLLC, Richmond

      Employment Attorney (2015-2017)
      Lawrence Queen, PLLC, Richmond

      Attorney, Of Counsel (2011-2014)
      Harrell & Chambliss, LLP, Richmond

      Chief Human Resources Officer (2004-2008)
      Yes Behavioral Health, Inc., Richmond

      Senior Compensation Analyst (2003-2004)
      Owens & Minor, Inc., Richmond

      Senior Compensation Analyst, Professional Recruiter (1996-2003)
      Circuit City Stores, Inc., Richmond