- J.D., Tulane University
- B.A., Tulane University
- legal studies
- business and corporate law
- business reorganizations and bankruptcy
Palmer is a member of the Georgia and Alabama Bar Associations. Prior to joining the faculty of Georgia State’s College of Business Administration, he was engaged in the practice of law for over 25 years. His practice focused on all major areas of corporate and business-related law in both the transactional and litigation arenas. He is an active participant in the Atlanta business community and serves often as either speaker or panelist on issues ranging from business to bankruptcy to health care law with an emphasis in the latter area on what has become the complicated industry of death and dying.