Sharon Parker is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an Honors graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law. She has practiced law for almost 37 years, and currently concentrates her legal practice in the area of Estate Planning [especially wills, trusts, and health care planning].
Recognized as a leader in her profession, Sharon has an “AV” rating by Martindale Hubble, a peer review rating that attests to a lawyer’s legal ability and professional ethics. Sharon serves as Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Lawyers Mutual Liability Insurance Company of North Carolina, Inc., and has served on the Board of Governors of the North Carolina Bar Association [NCBA]. She was honored by the NCBA as a Citizen Lawyer in 2015 for service to her fellow citizens and inducted into the North Carolina Legal Practice Hall of Fame in 2022.
Sharon understands her clients' concerns for assisting family members to age in place. She is currently working a flexible schedule as she tries to assist her 95-year-old mother to remain at home.
Long active in serving her community, Sharon was honored in 1982 with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, in 2010 with the Governors’ Medallion for Volunteer Service, in 2012 with the McDowell County Duke Energy Citizenship and Service Award, and in 2017-2018 with the Rotarian Service Above Self Award and in 2022-2023 as Rotarian of the Year by the Rotary Club of Marion.
Sharon currently serves on the McDowell Endowment Advisory Board (an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina), Rotary Club of Marion Foundation Board of Directors, and the The McDowell Technical Community College Foundation. She has served on the Rotary Club of Marion Board of Directors, the McDowell County Health Coalition Board of Directors, the Advisory Board for the Corpening YMCA, and the CareNet Counseling Center of Marion Board of Directors, in addition to other organizations over the decades. Sharon a member of the Rotary Club of Marion, the Carson House Society, the McDowell Chamber of Commerce, and the Marion Downtown Business Association.
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