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James Ross 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

13 total 

  • Kevin D Matz

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Kevin Matz Trusts Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Walter Douglas McKeague Jr

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Walter McKeague Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Holstrom, Sissung & Block

2 Park Plaza
Suite 380
Irvine, CA, 92614

Holstrom, Sissung & Block

1897 California
Suite 102
Corona, CA, 92881




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2013
Certified Specialist - Family LawState Bar of CaliforniaN/A
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior Trial AttorneyHolstrom, Sissung & Block2014 - Present
AttorneyMinyard Morris, LLP1995 - 2014
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersN/A1995 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
California State University, FullertonN/AN/AN/A
Pepperdine University School of LawN/AN/AN/A