Albert Parnell is devoted to his family and his law firm. He has been a member of Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young since 1968. He is the loving and proud father to 2 sons and a daughter; he has 4 grandchildren. He and his wife Kathleen have been married for over 34 years. They split their time between Atlanta and Bluffton, SC, and they love to travel the world together.
Ryan, Al's oldest son, is a Vice President at SunTrust in Atlanta, Georgia. Ryan is a former professional golfer and obtained his undergraduate degree from UNC and his MBA from Georgia State. Ryan and his wife, Meredith, have two children: William and Olivia.
Brendan, Al's youngest son, is an attorney at Quirk & Quirk, LLC, in Atlanta, Georgia. Brendan graduated from UGA and obtained his JD from Georgia State. He plays bass guitar in the band, Along for the Ride, when his law practice allows. Brendan and his wife, Molly, have two children: Audrey and Emily.
Catharine, Al and Kathleen’s daughter, is a Captain in the JAG Corps of the United States Army. She graduated from Swarthmore College and obtained her JD from Fordham. She is currently serving at Fort Stewart, Georgia..
Together, Al and Kathleen have raised three amazingly accomplished children while still enjoying and giving back to their local community in the Brookhaven neighborhood of Atlanta. Al thrives on his work but when he needs a break he enjoys golfing, eating at his various restaurants, cruising, spending time at their home at Colleton River Plantation near Hilton Head Island, and spending time with his family and friends.