Our clients range from individuals to agricultural businesses and recreational plantation owners, local, regional and national banks and financial institutions, small and emerging enterprises, large regional corporations, governmental bodies and educational and charitable organizations.

In 1931, E.P. McCollum started practicing law in Thomasville, Georgia.  His sons, Paul McCollum and Elliott McCollum, joined him in 1964 and 1971 respectively.  In 1976 Charles “Chuck” E. Rawlins joined the firm at its current location, originating the firm known as McCollum & Rawlins.  Since its inception, this firm has solidified a reputation for high quality legal services.  

In the spring of 2012, attorneys Kevin S. Cauley and Vann K. Parrott joined the firm bringing with them a combined experience of over thirty years practicing law throughout Southwest Georgia.  The partners in the firm, Kevin S. Cauley and Vann K. Parrott, also maintain individual offices in the neighboring communities of Cairo and Quitman.



Kevin received his undergraduate degree from Georgia Southern University, went on to earn his law degree from Campbell University School of Law in 1997, and then moved to Cairo, Georgia, where he began his practice which he still maintains to this day.

Kevin is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, a Fellow of the Lawyers Foundation of Georgia, and a member of the South Georgia Bar Association.  He currently serves as general counsel for Grady County and the City of Whigham.  He is affiliated with the Thomas County Board of Realtors and serves as local counsel for the Southwest Georgia Board of Realtors.  In 2008 he was appointed by Governor Purdue as Solicitor General of Grady County, a part time position he still holds.

Vann Parrott Cairo GA


Vann received his undergraduate degree from Valdosta State University where he was a founding member of the Mock Trial Team. He earned his law degree from the Mississippi College School of Law in 1998 and immediately returned to Quitman to begin his practice.

Vann is a member of the State Bar of Georgia. He is affiliated with the Thomas County Board of Realtors and is currently serving as general counsel for Brooks County, the City of Boston, the Quitman Housing Authority, the Brooks County Development Authority, Ag Pro Inc. and the Presbyterian Homes of Georgia, Inc.