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I enjoy assisting clients in understanding legal issues and ultimately realizing success in a complicated, complex, and often daunting legal environment.


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Practice areas


  1. Landlord & Tenant: 20%
  2. Employment: 20%
  3. Lawsuits & Disputes: 20%
  4. Business: 20%
  5. Other: 20%
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Hourly ($250/hour), contingent (20-40%), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Marianne G Dugan

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Mr. Parks since he was in law school, and continue to be impressed with his dedication to justice for his clients since he became an attorney.


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  • Sarah M Hays

    Mr. Parks regularly provides thorough and helpful advice on AVVO and I gladly recommend him.


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Contact info

Parks Law Offices LLC

534 SW 3rd Ave., Ste. 310
Portland, OR, 97204


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pro Bono Challenge Award, Student DivisionOregon State Bar2007
Pro Bono AwardUniversity of Oregon School of Law2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyParks Law Offices LLC2011 - Present
InstructorPortland Community College2011 - 2012
AttorneySlinde Nelson LLC2010 - 2011
Staff AttorneyCitizens' Utility Board of Oregon2010 - 2010
Legal InternOregon Secretary of State2009 - 2009
Clinic AttorneyLane County Legal Aid and Advocacy Center2009 - 2009
Clinic AttorneyPublic Defender Services of Lane County2008 - 2009
Clinic AttorneyWestern Environmental Law Center2007 - 2007
Legal InternWildlife Conservation Society2007 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Multnomah Bar Association, Membership CommitteeBoard Liason2014 - Present
Multnomah Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionBoard of Directors2014 - Present
Oregon League of Conservation Voters, Multnomah County Steering CommitteeExecutive Committee Member2013 - 2014
Multnomah Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Professional Development and Education CommitteeChair2013 - 2014
Oregon State Bar, Sole and Small Firm Practitioners SectionMember2012 - 2014
Oregon State Bar, Consumer Law SectionMember2012 - 2014
Oregon State Bar, Debtor-Creditor SectionMember2012 - 2014
Oregon State Bar, Labor and Employment Law SectionMember2012 - 2014
American Bar Association, General Practice, Solo and Small Firm DivisionMember2012 - Present
Friends of Land Air WaterBoard Member2012 - Present
Oregon State Bar, House of DelegatesRegion 5 Delegate2011 - Present
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionMember2011 - 2012
American Bar Association, Government and Public Sector Lawyers DivisionMember2010 - 2011
Oregon State Bar, Alternative Dispute Resolution SectionMember2010 - 2010
Oregon State Bar, Labor and Employment Law SectionMember2010 - 2010
Oregon State Bar, Disability Law SectionMember2010 - 2010
Oregon State Bar, Law Practice Management SectionMember2010 - 2010
Oregon Respiratory Therapists Licensing BoardBoard Member2010 - 2014
Multnomah Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Professional Development and Education CommitteeMember2010 - 2014
National Lawyers GuildMember2010 - Present
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionMember2010 - Present
Oregon State Bar, Administrative Law SectionMember2010 - 2014
Oregon Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2010 - Present
Oregon State Bar, Business Litigation SectionMember2010 - 2014
Oregon State Bar, Energy, Telecom and Utility Law SectionMember2010 - 2012
Oregon State BarMember2009 - Present
Multnomah Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Oregon State Bar, Environmental and Natural Resources SectionMember2009 - 2012
Multnomah Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionMember2009 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
American Bar Association, Environment, Energy, and Resources Law SectionMember2009 - 2012
University of Oregon BookstoreBoard Member2008 - 2009
Publication nameTitleDate
Multnomah LawyerWorker('s/s') Compensation2013
Slinde Nelson BlogSpelling Bees and Legalese2011
Slinde Nelson BlogMicrosoft Corporation Rumored to be Considering Nokia Acquisition2011
Slinde Nelson BlogSeattle Real Estate Prices (Finally) Trending Upward?2011
Slinde Nelson BlogAre Interrogatories Right For Oregon?2011
Slinde Nelson BlogElder Abuse Law Unanimously Progresses Through Legislature2011
Engaging the Law to Support Sustainability on EarthMr. Kenna Goes to Washington2008
Engaging the Law to Support Sustainability on EarthTwenty-sixth Annual PIELC: Compelling a Climate of Change2008
Pro Bono NewsA Short Stay in the Hindu Kush2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Oregon School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
University of KansasPolitical Science, PsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Young Litigators ForumProfessionalism & Ethics2011
Paralegal DepartmentSustainability, Environment and the Law2011
Intellectual Property LawIntroduction to Online Contracts, Privacy Policies, Information Security and Internet Jurisdictional Issues2011
Employment Law CLE SeriesEmployment Agreements2011
ORIL SymposiumThe Confluence of Human Rights and the Environment2009
Public Interest Environmental Law ConferenceCompelling a Climate of Change2008
Pro Bono Lunch HourInternational Pro Bono Opportunities2008