Rory Parnell is a graduate of Southern New Hampshire University and New England Law – Boston. Rory worked full-time for the then Law Offices of Parnell & McKay every year he was in law school, and has been working at Parnell & McKay and then Parnell, Michels & McKay since 2002.
Rory was admitted to the New Hampshire and Massachusetts Bar Associations in 2011, and is licensed to practice in the United States District Court of New Hampshire. He is an active member of the New Hampshire Association for Justice and Massachusetts Academy for Trial Attorneys. He is a member of the Queen City Rotary Club in Manchester, NH, and currently serves on the Board of Directors. Rory also serves on the Board of Directors for the Sonshine Soup Kitchen in Derry, NH, and is the current President of The Bridge Project, a 501(c)3 charity in the Lincoln/Woodstock area. Rory is also a member of the New Hampshire Pro Bono Board of Governors after receiving the 2014 Pro Bono Rising Star Award, and is honored to continue his work for those in need. Rory was also named the 2017 Robert Kirby Award winner by the New Hampshire Bar Foundation, which is given to an attorney 35 years old or younger who demonstrates the traits of civility, courtesy, perspective and excellent advocacy. Rory was most recently given a 2020 Pro Bono Distinguished Service award for his work for those in need as well.
Rory works primarily in the areas of Injury (including motor vehicle collisions, motorcycle collisions, slip and falls, dog bites, trip and falls and other injuries), Workers Compensation, Social Security Disability, Landlord/Tenant, and General Litigation areas.