The Professionals at Parkway Law Group

The state of Georgia requires that real estate closings be conducted by attorneys. Our attorneys are capable of handling the toughest legal issues in the most complex commercial closings, yet they treat the standard residential closing with the same amount of attention and care.


  • Christopher (Chris) B. Little

    Managing Partner

    678.436.5536 • Email

    Chris Little, Managing Partner, was born in Washington D.C., raised in Charleston, SC and currently resides in Braselton, GA.  He attended undergrad at Furman University with a B.A. in History in 1996 and The University of South Carolina School of Law where he obtained his Juris Doctorate (J.D.) in 2000.  He is married to Jennifer Little, and they have 2 children, Grant Thomas and Caroline Elizabeth.


  • Wyshonia (Shonia) Shaw

    Chief Operating Officer

    678.619.2384 • Email

    Shonia, Chief Operating Officer, graduated from South University with a B.S. in Criminal Justice. He attended Birmingham School of Law where he obtained his Juris Doctorate (J.D.). He has 18+ years of executive-level management and Court administration experience. He also has over 20 years experience in foreclosure & bankruptcy law, residential and commercial real estate law, and commercial and residential real estate closings. Shonia lives in the great city of Atlanta, he is the proud father of one son, and he enjoys playing piano and fishing as his hobbies.

  • Amanda Gordon

    Director of Strategic Operations

    404-474-0633 • Email

    Amanda, Director of Strategic Operations, graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor's degree in Sociology and a New Media Certificate. She's held a real estate license since 2016 and is the Director of Parkway's Real Estate School. Formerly the Director of Operations for a prominent real estate team, her career has largely focused on ensuring fantastic client experience across multiple industries. She uses that knowledge to advocate for Parkway's clients which aids in process development and improvement. Amanda's role also includes efforts in business growth, marketing, and technical solutions. She lives in Winder, is a proud Aunt of 2 beautiful nieces, and loves spending as much time as possible boating on Lake Lanier.


  • Chris Blake

    Christopher Blake

    Senior Managing Attorney, Alpharetta/Cobb

    404.890.7064 • Email

    Chris graduated from Florida State University in 2007 with a B.S. in Real Estate and a minor in Finance. He attended Atlanta John Marshall Law School in 2011 where he obtained his Juris Doctorate (J.D.). He has experience in residential and commercial real estate law, corporate and business law, contract drafting, and commercial and residential real estate closings.

  • Miguel Barboza

    Senior Managing Attorney, Gwinnett

    404.410.7424 • Email

    Miguel is a "Double Dawg", earning his Undergraduate Degree in Financial Planning and then returning to the UGA School of Law for his Juris Doctorate. Miguel comes to us with experience in both residential and commercial closings and is completely fluent in both English and Spanish. He has had previous success with managing and operating a real estate closing office, has a vast network of clientele and is proficient in title review and clearance.

    Miguel works with special groups where he is able to reach out to the Hispanic community and give them valuable tools and knowledge for potential careers in the real estate industry. He is the Professional Development Director of the Hispanic Law Student Association and is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals.

  • Alexia Niketas

    Managing Attorney, South Carolina & Default Division 

    404.381.8685 • Email

    Alexia graduated from the University of Georgia in 1992 with a Bachelors in Music. She then went on to obtain a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from the University of South Carolina Law School in 2000.  She has nearly two decades of experience in the areas of property law, including real estate and consumer bankruptcy, consumer protection, and other general practice areas.

  • Kerri Littlejohn

    Managing Attorney, Stockbridge

    404.567.4557 • Email

    Kerri received her Bachelor’s Degree from Middle Tennessee State University. She earned her Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School in 2006. In addition to real estate, she has experience in commercial and civil litigation, creditor’s rights, bankruptcy, appellate legal drafting, and other general practice areas.

  • Michael Brown

    Managing Attorney, Atlanta

    404.631.6471 • Email

    Michael was born and raised in Charleston, SC and currently resides in Decatur, GA. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Sciences from the University of South Carolina in 2015 and earned his Juris Doctorate (J.D) from Vermont Law School in 2019. During his time at Vermont Law School, he served as a Production Editor for the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law. He has experience in residential real estate and property law, business law, environmental law, and contract drafting.

  • Brett Clark

    Managing Attorney, Arkansas

    404-806-0562 • Email

    Brett graduated from Louisiana State University in 1995 with a BA in Political Science. He then went on to obtain a JD from Georgia State University College of Law in Atlanta in 2002. Brett is originally from Little Rock, Arkansas, and is licensed to practice law in Arkansas and Georgia. He has experience in the areas of property law, including real estate, consumer bankruptcy, and wills, trusts, and estate planning.

  • Alice Ulmen

    Attorney, of Counsel


    Alice practices exclusively in the residential real estate law area and has successfully closed over 10,000 loans in the last decade. 

    Alice received her BA degree from Wofford College and her JD from the University of South Carolina. She then clerked for a federal judge before practicing at a large firm in SC. Prior to practicing real estate law, she practiced compliance and regulatory law as compliance attorney for GEICO insurance company.  While at GEICO, she served as president of the Georgia Insurance News Service and the SC Insurance News Service.  Alice has held various other leadership positions on other boards, including Hay House and Crisis Line and Safe House of Central Georgia. She chaired the Public Affairs Committee of the Junior League of Macon and is a graduate of Leadership Macon. 

    She lives in Bonaire, Georgia.

Of Counsel Partner Attorneys

Richard B. Maner: Georgia and Tennessee.

Barry & Sewart, PLLC: Texas

Sarah Taggart, PC: Alabama

Your Trusted

Real Estate Partners

Based on our solid reputation we have developed with Metro Atlanta’s highest producing agents, lenders, and builders, Parkway Law Group is your trusted legal partner for all of your closing needs.

Lenders & Real Estate Agents, email us at to submit title orders, new contracts, GAR F511s for signature, or to request wiring instructions.

For general questions about our firm, please contact Amanda Gordon.