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Phaedra Parks

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Phaedra Parks stars in the hit Bravo reality series "Real Housewives of Atlanta," now in its ninth season and one of the network's highest rated shows. Parks is also a successful attorney, businesswoman, media personality, motivational speaker, author and social activist. As managing partner of The Parks Group, an Atlanta-based law firm, Parks practices law in the areas of entertainment, intellectual property rights and civil and criminal litigation. Her clients have included celebrities and high-profile individuals and she is actively involved in the Atlanta legal community. She has served as president of the Gate City Bar Association and on the advisory board of the American Bar Association. Parks has been an on-air legal analyst for media outlets including NBC, Fox, CNN, truTV, EXTRA and Entertainment Tonight and has been quoted on legal issues in dozens of publications including The New York Times, Newsweek and People. A passionate social activist, Parks is a tireless advocate for African-American boys. Through her nonprofit organization Save Our Sons she works with communities nationwide on the importance of positive male role models in the lives of black boys. She has spent time with the families of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown and others who have been victims of violence and unjustified killings. Parks is a regular fixture in Washington, D.C., where she works with members of Congress on implementing initiatives to provide opportunities for at-risk youth. Parks is also outspoken on civil rights issues and has gone to cities from Selma, Alabama to Flint, Michigan to fight social injustices. Parks is the author of the bestselling "Secrets of the Southern Belle: How to Be Nice, Work Hard, Look Pretty, Have Fun, and Never Have an Off Moment," which provides amusing and entertaining insight and tips on how to have all the charm, confidence and grace of a true Southern Belle. As a motivational speaker, Parks regularly travels around the country speaking to different groups about subjects ranging from business and law to personal growth and achieving success. Also a licensed funeral director, Parks is in the process of opening a funeral home in the greater Atlanta area. Parks earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from Wesleyan College, a Juris Doctorate from the University of Georgia as well as a degree in mortuary sciences from Jefferson State College. She is a Georgia native and currently lives in Atlanta with her two sons, Ayden and Dylan.  See full bio on IMDb »

LATEST STORIES
  
Phaedra Parks Has No Desire to Return to 'RHOA' and Says Show Made Her Physically Sick

Phaedra Parks
Return to 'RHOA'? Nah, It Made Me Sick!!!

Phaedra Parks is in recovery from the drama-filled life she was leading while shooting "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" ... and it doesn't sound like there's any chance she'll go back. Phaedra… READ MORE >

Phaedra Parks Catches The Holy Spirit in Church

Phaedra Parks
Church Vibes Got Me Like ...

Phaedra Parks channeled her inner Whoopi Goldberg and rocked her little heart out in the house of worship. The 'RHOA' star hit up the Atlanta Dream Center for a Friday night service… READ MORE >

- 111 days ago
Phaedra Parks & Apollo Nida Finally Strike Divorce Settlement

Phaedra Parks & Apollo Nida
Strike Divorce Settlement He Gets Phone Calls with Kids

Phaedra Parks and Apollo Nida's long, drawn-out divorce case is finally over ... they've reached a settlement that includes a parenting plan. You'll recall the huge hang-ups were spousal… READ MORE >

- 160 days ago
Apollo Nida Wants to Tear Up Prenup with Phaedra, 'RHOA' Changed Everything

Apollo Nida
Shred Our Prenup! Phaedra's 'RHOA' Gig Changed Everything

Apollo Nida's now taking aim at "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" in his quest to get his prenup with Phaedra Parks rendered null and void. Apollo filed docs saying the court should scrap… READ MORE >

- 202 days ago
Phaedra Parks Says 'RHOA' Producers Set Her Up Then Fired Her, Now She's Getting Harassed

Phaedra Parks
I Was Set Up to Get Taken Out ... Now I'm Being Harassed!!

Phaedra Parks is blasting 'RHOA' producers for feeding her lies and firing her when she called them out ... which has ruined her rep and led to daily threats and bullying. Sources close to the… READ MORE >

- 221 days ago
Phaedra Parks Should Lose Her Law License for 'RHOA' Lies, Says Michael Lissack (VIDEO)

Phaedra Parks
'RHOA' Lies Should Get Her Disbarred Says Famed Whistleblower

Phaedra Parks' punishment for spreading lies on 'RHOA' should go beyond her reality show firing, she also needs to lose her license to practice law ... according to a guy who lives to challenge… READ MORE >

- 223 days ago
Phaedra Parks Fired from 'RHOA' Over Spreading Drugging and Rape Rumors

Phaedra Parks
Fired From 'RHOA' For Spreading Rape Rumors

Phaedra Parks won't be showing her face anymore on 'RHOA' -- she's been fired for spreading lies and rumors about cast members conspiring to rape ... TMZ has learned. Sources close to the… READ MORE >

- 224 days ago
Phaedra Parks Busting Out of Hiding After Divorce Drama (VIDEO)

Phaedra Parks
Busting Out of Hiding After Divorce Drama

Phaedra Parks is still legally married to Apollo Nida but that's not stopping her from dancing on couches at the club dressed in head-to-toe lingerie. "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" star hit up… READ MORE >

- 225 days ago
Phaedra Parks Brutally Reminds Apollo Nida, Prenup Still Applies in Divorce Do-Over

Phaedra Parks to Apollo Nida
Let's REALLY Divorce Now But Don't Forget the Prenup!

Phaedra Parks is facing a do-over in her divorce but still insists their prenup should block Apollo Nida from attempting to get alimony. Phaedra filed docs in Georgia asking the court to… READ MORE >

- 235 days ago
Apollo Nida On the Hunt for Millions in Phaedra Parks Divorce

Apollo Nida
On the Hunt for Millions In Phaedra Parks Divorce

Apollo Nida is thrilled a judge nullified his divorce from Phaedra Parks, because he's suspicious she hasn't disclosed all of their assets, and he wants his cut. TMZ broke the story ... the judge… READ MORE >

- 266 days ago
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