Ricky Parsons is an associate at Kravitz, Brown & Dortch and has obtained excellent results for clients in both civil and criminal cases. He has represented clients in matters ranging from OVI/DUI and simple contract disputes to complex business litigation and first degree murder. In recognition of these accomplishments, Ohio Super Lawyers® honored Ricky as a “Rising Star” for 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.
Ricky is a native of Bexley, Ohio. In his free time, he volunteers at the Columbus Legal Aid Society’s Brief Legal Advice Clinics and Adult Shelter Assistance Project and is the President Elect of the Board of Directors of NNEMAP, one of Central Ohio’s largest food pantries. Ricky is also an assistant class agent for Carleton College, and provides pro bono counsel to Hogar Irekani, an orphanage in Morelia, Mexico.
Oil & Gas Rights Litigation
Energy Law & Utilities Regulation
Supreme Court of Ohio, 2007
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 2008
U.S. Supreme Court, 2012
Capital University Law School, J.D., summa cum laude, 2007
University of Chicago, graduate studies in psychology, 2002
Carleton College, B.A., magna cum laude, 2000
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Ricky is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, the Columbus Bar Association, and the Federal Bar Association. He regularly provides pro bono legal services at the Columbus Legal Aid Society’s Brief Advice Legal Clinics. Ricky
is also a member of the Board of Trustees of NNEMAP, one of the largest food pantries in the State of Ohio.
As a compliment to his impressive legal skills, Ricky is fluent in Spanish, having lived two years in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico, where he worked in the Mexican Office of Emigrant Affairs and taught English as a Foreign Language. Ricky frequently returns to Mexico to volunteer and provide counsel to a local orphanage. In his free time, Ricky enjoys cycling and has twice participated in Pelotonia.