about Parsons Firm, PC

While primarily being involved with commercial real estate matters, and oil and gas well development and leasing in recent decades while working initially as outside counsel then later as in-house for a multi-faceted entrepreneur’s many ventures, over the years his practice has included services ranging from general and commercial litigation to  business asset sales and purchases, business entity sales and purchases, entity formation, partnership disputes and wind downs, personal injury litigation, probate matters, will disputes, condemnation, domestic relations, adoption, commercial collections, creditor rights, borrower rights, work-outs and restructuring, consumer and business bankruptcy, creditor representation in bankruptcy proceedings, real estate closings, title insurance, title examination, and mineral title examination and opinion.  Mr. Parsons has successfully represented many clients in a great variety of specialized legal matters and proceedings.

Mr. Parsons’ goal is to economically accomplish each client’s desired results.  His winning formula is to keep his clients well informed of the particular service he is providing while using his experience and relationships to efficiently and timely finish each job.


work experience

The Parsons Firm, P.C.

Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

March 2007 to present

Pate Companies

Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401

March 2007 – July 10, 2015

 Captive In-House Corporate Council for Luther S. Pate, IV, Pate Holdings, Inc. and his various companies in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, with focus on Commercial Real Estate Transactions (Development, Financing, Construction, Leasing, Sales and Purchases of Real Estate, and Sales of investment grade commercial leases), Commercial Litigation and Business and Opportunity Acquisitions; Oil Field acquisition, development, leasing; Oil and Gas prospecting and development. 

Davidson, Wiggins, Jones & Parsons, PC

2625 8th Street | Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

February 2004 – February 2007

Practice concentrating in commercial law; creditor representation in bankruptcy proceedings; construction and commercial litigation; real estate transactions for residential and commercial properties, business transactions, commercial collections; approved agent for First American Title Insurance Company and Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company; small business formation and counsel for general business matters; collections; general litigation.

Cameron Parsons

Tuscaloosa, AL

Sole Practitioner

January 2000 – January 2004

Same scope of practice as stated above, and debtor representation in bankruptcy proceedings.

Parsons & Sutton, Attorneys at Law 

601 Greensboro Avenue Suite 700, Alston Place | Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401

January 1990 – December 1999

 Same scope of practice as stated above.

Ray, Oliver, Ward & Parsons

2020 University Boulevard | Tuscaloosa, Alabama

January 1, 1982 – January 1, 1990

Partner in firm of seven attorneys with practice primarily in areas of civil trials, domestic relations, real estate, corporate and bank representation, commercial law, bankruptcy and counsel to Town of Brookwood, Alabama.

Ray, Oliver & Ward

2020 University Boulevard | Tuscaloosa, Alabama

September 1, 1979 – January 1, 1982

Associate in firm of four attorneys with a general practice primarily in areas of civil litigation, real estate (title insurance, title opinions, real estate closings), domestic relations, and juvenile and criminal law. Counsel to Town of Brookwood, Alabama.

Landmark Title Services, Inc.

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

May 1978 – June 1979

Manager and attorney with duties consisting of supervising and conducting title examinations, issuing title insurance commitments and final title policies.

Jones, Ellis & Randall

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

August 1975 – May 1978

During tenure as a law clerk, my primary areas of work were in real estate, commercial law, and domestic relations.


The University of Alabama, School of Law

Juris Doctor – May 1978


Phi Delta Phi
Student Bar Association, Treasurer
Member Various Student Bar Committees
Intramural Basketball and Softball


Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society
Dean’s Award for Service



Law & Psychology Review
Editorial Staff

The University of Alabama, College of Commerce & Business Administration Masters of Business Administration

August 1975


Commerce Graduate Association
Finance Association
Intramural Basketball

The University of Alabama, College of Arts and Sciences Bachelor of Arts


Major: Political Science
Minor: English

Tuscaloosa High School



  • Alabama Bar Association
  • Tuscaloosa County Bar Association
  • Member of Numerous Committees
  • Secretary/Treasurer, 1984 – 1986
  • Vice President, 1986 – 1987
  • President, 1987 – 1988
  • Christ Episcopal Church
  • National Wild Turkey Federation
  • Ducks Unlimited


  • Coauthor “Instruction Case: Oak City’s Cost Allocation and Determination,” Issues In Accounting Education (Feb. ‘98)
  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions 2007


Place of Birth: Logan, West Virginia

Age: 64

Marital Status: Married to Melissa Parsons

Length of Residence: Tuscaloosa, Alabama since April, 1966

Current Address: 1804 4th Street | Tuscaloosa, Alabama






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2909 7th Street

Tuscaloosa, AL 35401