Franki L. Parsons, Of Counsel Attorney, is a 1999 magna cum laude graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan College where she was the Student Body President. She graduated from the West Virginia University College of Law in 2002 where she achieved the distinction of Order of the Barristers and earned a place on the Moot Court Board’s National Team and also served as the Associate Chief Justice.

Since becoming a lawyer, Franki has served in multiple capacities, including as acting General Counsel to the West Virginia Development Office and as outside General Counsel to the West Virginia Water Development Authority and the West Virginia Housing Development Fund. She also served as the Assistant City Attorney for the City of Leawood, Kansas.

Following the death of a loved one, she became interested in estate planning and wealth transfer matters. Her own experience showed her how emotionally and mentally taxing it can be when you lose a family member it and made her interested in helping her clients through that process. She said the greatest compliment she has ever received as an attorney, from numerous clients, is that she is “the most relatable attorney they’ve ever met.”

In her spare time, Franki loves cooking, entertaining, hiking and travel. She also designs home interiors on the side. She is from Moundsville and currently lives in Charleston.