Mr. Parsons graduated from Kalamazoo College in 1974 and Michigan State University/Detroit College of Law in 1978 with honors.
Prior to his current position, Mr. Parsons had been practicing in the field of workers’ compensation. Most recently he was a senior partner in a law firm specializing in workers' compensation defense litigation. Mr. Parsons has considerable experience in the field of workers’ compensation both at the trial and appellate levels. He has also appeared as a speaker in multiple seminars and workshops over the years.
Mr. Parsons is admitted to the State Bar of Michigan, State Bar of Florida, and State Bar of Hawaii. He is also licensed before the Western United States Federal District Court, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Parsons is a member of the Michigan Self-Insurers Association (MSIA).