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James Ross Parke

also known as Jim Parke

About me

James (Jim) Parke was born in Los Angeles and has practiced law in California for more than 35 years.


An esteemed expert in all areas of family law, Jim has served as an adjunct professor of family law at Trinity Law School and a lecturer, panelist and speaker throughout California. He regularly contributes to divorce recovery workshops and speaks at the Public Law Center of Orange County on family law issues.


Jim is AV Peer Review Rated (the highest rating) by and has been listed as a Super Lawyer since 2004. He is a member of State Bar of California, Orange County Bar Association, Celtic Bar Association, World Affairs Council, and Orange County Jewish Bar Association. Additionally, he is a Founding Fellow of the Society of Fellows of the Orange County Bar Foundation, fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyer and co-dean of the 2013 Annual Institute of Trial Advocacy.


Jim graduated from California State University at Fullerton in 1975 and Pepperdine University in 1978.



Practice areas


  1. Family: 100%



Hourly ($300-600/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

18 total 

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  • Jennifer Renee Posey

    I endorse this lawyer. James is the ultimate in professional counsel. He always conducts himself with respect for the courts, counsel and parties. James is an asset to our legal community.


    Jennifer Posey Child Custody Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Chandra Lynn Moss

    I endorse this lawyer. I have always respected Mr. Parke's work with clients and other counsel. He has just now joined our firm (Holstrom, Sissung & Block, APLC) and I am looking forward to his association.


    Chandra Moss Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Holstrom, Block and Parke, APLC

2 Park Plaza
Suite 380
Irvine, CA, 92614

Holstrom, Block and Parke, APLC

1897 California
Suite 102
Corona, CA, 92881



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2016
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2013
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2012
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2011
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2010
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2009
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2006
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2005
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2004
Certified Specialist - Family LawState Bar of CaliforniaN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerHolstrom, Block and Parke, APLC2015 - Present
Senior Trial AttorneyHolstrom, Sissung & Block2014 - 2015
AttorneyMinyard Morris, LLP1995 - 2014
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersFellow1995 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
California State University, FullertonN/AN/AN/A
Pepperdine University School of LawN/AN/AN/A