Eric J. Parker is a co-founder of Parker Scheer LLP and serves as the firm's Managing Partner. With over 23 years of active experience in complex personal injury trial work, Mr. Parker represents adults and children injured or killed as a result of defectively designed and manufactured products, as well as victims of medical and dental malpractice, defective premises, motor vehicle negligence, and aviation related injury or death.
Mr. Parker is an elected member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA; Elected President, Massachusetts Chapter, 2009-2010 ), and is a member of the American Association for Justice (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America), the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association, and the National Transportation Safety Board Bar Association. Mr. Parker has been named a "Massachusetts Super Lawyer" by the publishers of Boston Magazine every year since the designation was first created in 2004 (given to the top 5% of all Massachusetts attorneys), and is a certified member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
Mr. Parker has received the highest peer-review rating established by Martindale-Hubbell's Law Directory. This rating is only given to lawyers and law firms which are considered to have Very High to Preeminent Legal Ability and who are thought to embrace Very High Professional Standards.
In addition to serving as director of the firm's Complex Personal Injury Practice Group, Mr. Parker is also an FAA licensed Private Pilot, and was a founding member of the Board of Trustees of the Media and Technology Charter High School of Boston (Elected Chairman of the Board, 2001-2005), whose mission is to prepare at risk, inner-city Boston high school students to succeed in college and beyond. In 2001 Mr. Parker was appointed to the Editorial Advisory Board of the Boston Law Tribune, and in January 2007 was appointed to the Editorial Board of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, the leading weekly newspaper serving the Massachusetts legal community.
Before co-founding Parker Scheer, Mr. Parker was a partner in the Boston trial firm of Sarrouf, Tarricone & Flemming. Mr. Parker is a frequent guest lecturer at Boston College Law School and has served as a trial practice adviser to student participants in the Harvard Law School Trial Practice program. Mr. Parker has authored articles on a wide range of legal topics with an emphasis on the representation of children in tort actions. Mr. Parker's cases have received regional and national press coverage, and have been cited as among the "most important decisions" by the Massachusetts legal press.
Mr. Parker has received the highest peer-review rating established by Martindale-Hubbell's Law Directory.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Massachusetts Super Lawyer||Massachusetts Super Lawyers||2013|
|Top 100 Lawyers in Massachusetts||Massachusetts Super Lawyers||2012|
|Massachusetts Super Lawyer||Massachusetts Super Lawyers||2012|
|Massachusetts Super Lawyer||Boston Magazine||2011|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||American Trial Lawyers Association||2010|
|Massachusetts Super Lawyer||Boston Magazine||2010|
|Massachusetts Super Lawyer||Boston Magazine||2009|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||American Trial Lawyers Association||2009|
|Massachusetts Super Lawyer||Boston Magazine||2008|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||American Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA)||2008|
|Massachusetts Super Lawyer||Boston Magazine||2007|
|Massachusetts Super Lawyer||Boston Magazine||2006|
|Massachusetts Super Lawyer||Boston Magazine||2005|
|Million Dollar Advocate||Million Dollar Advocates Forum||2005|
|Massachusetts Super Lawyer||Boston Magazine||2004|
|Managing Partner||PARKER SCHEER LLP||1996 - Present|
|Partner||Sarrouf, Tarricone & Flemming||1988 - 1996|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Massachusetts Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|American Association for Justice||Member||N/A|
|Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys||Member||N/A|
|Lawyer Pilots Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|American Board of Trial Advocates||President||2009 - 2010|
|Massachusetts Bar Association Section Review||Great-West Life & Annuity Company v. Knudson: Contrary to the Belief of Some, Reports of the Death of ERISA-based Health-care Liens Have Been Greatly Exaggerated||2002|
|Massachusetts Lawyers Week||Helpful Hints for Representing Children in Tort Actions||1997|
|Suffolk University Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||1986|
|Vassar College||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1983|
|MDLA Annual Meeting, May 8, 2009||Litigating Civil Cases in Massachusetts - From the Plaintiff's Point of View||2009|
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