Ms. Parker graduated from Lexington High School in 1979. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of South Carolina in Political Science. She received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of South Carolina in 1989.
Ms. Parker has lived in Lexington her entire life and has practiced law at her family law firm since 1989. Her father, Albert J. Dooley, Sr., began practicing law in Lexington in 1954 and she continues in that tradition at the same location that her father practiced.
Ms. Parker is a member of the Lexington County Bar Association and a member of its Executive Board as co-chairman of the Property Law Section. She is a member of the South Carolina Bar Association. She has served as an adjunct professor at Midlands Technical College where she taught various courses for the Paralegal degree.
Early in her career, Ms. Parker devoted a great amount of time representing the interests of children in private and DSS cases. She continues to serve in the capacity of Guardian ad litem for many DSS cases in the County of Lexington.
The majority of her practice is devoted to real estate including but not limited to residential and commercial loan closings. Many of her current clients are builders and developers in the Lexington County area. She has assisted numerous developers in obtaining the appropriate county approvals necessary for the approval of their subdivisions, including but not limited to the preparation of restrictive covenants, the formation of homeowners associations, obtaining zoning and subdivision approval from the planning and development department.
Ms. Parker has been married to Mike Parker since 1982 and they have two (2) daughters, Jessica and Erica. Like other members of the Dooley family, Ms. Parker is a firm believer in service to her community and church. Along with her family she attends St. David Lutheran Church, where she has served as Sunday School teacher and as a member of the Church Council for many years. She is currently a member of the Advisory Board for Security Federal Bank. She also currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Will Lou Gray Opportunity School.
Ms. Parker is proud to be a member of The Dooley Law Firm and the integrity for which is stands. The Dooley Law Firm has been a landmark in downtown Lexington for over fifty (50) years and she will strive in the effort to maintain the reputation that was established by her father many years ago.