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Stephen P. Parsons

Stephen Parsons
Associate Professor of Law
sparsons@asl.edu
276-935-4349, Ext. 1210

J.D., University of Tennessee College of Law (1978)
B.A., Lipscomb University (1971)

Courses Taught: Evidence, Contracts, Sales

Professor Parsons received his B.A. degree with honors from Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee with a double major in Speech and Religion. He received his J.D. from The University of Tennessee College of Law, finishing first in his graduating class, and was selected for inclusion in the Order of the Coif. While a law student he won the Advocates Prize Moot Court competition and was named Best Oralist in the competition.

Professor Parsons received his B.A. degree with honors from Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee with a double major in Speech and Religion. He received his J.D. from The University of Tennessee College of Law, finishing first in his graduating class, and was selected for inclusion in the Order of the Coif. While a law student he won the Advocates Prize Moot Court competition and was named Best Oralist in the competition.

Professor Parsons is the author of two textbooks: The A, B, C's of Debt: A Case Study Approach to Debtor/Creditor Relations and Bankruptcy Law (3rd ed. 2014 Wolters Kluwer ISBN 9781454828037); Interviewing and Investigating: Essential Skills for the Legal Professional (5th ed. 2013 Wolters Kluwer ISBN 9781454818137). He is currently under contract to produce two titles for inclusion in the upcoming Fundamentals law school casebook series from Wolters Kluwer, one on consumer bankruptcy law and one on business bankruptcy law, both scheduled for publication in October 2015.

Professor Parsons teaches Secured Transactions & Negotiable Instruments, Sales & Consumer Protection Law, and Debtor-Creditor Law at ASL. He has previously taught Evidence, Civil Procedure, Civil Trial Practice, Appellate Advocacy, and Conflict of Laws. He has received a number of 'Professor of the Year' awards from various 1L, 2L, and 3L classes at ASL.