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Eric J. Parker

About me

My goal as a lawyer is to provide the best possible representation to inviduals.  I do not employ any single approach to accomplish this.  Instead, I hope to use a creative approach to unique to each case. 


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    24 years
  2. Probate: 20%
  3. Elder Law: 20%
    17 years
  4. Nursing Home Abuse: 10%
    17 years



Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

12 total 

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  • John M O'Brien

    I endorse this lawyer. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community.


    John O'Brien Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Kathleen Elizabeth Curler

    I endorse Eric Parker is all areas he practices in - elderlaw, nursing home issues and medical malpractice. He goes above and beyond for clients, is experienced and caring and a resource for other attorneys in his field. I would never hesitate to send a client to Eric for professional, first-rate service!


    Kathleen Curler Guardianship Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Stotis & Baird Chartered

200 W. Jackson Blvd. Suite 1050
Chicago, IL, 60606-6976


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199205/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2016
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Certificate of Publication - Chapter on Advance DirectivesIICLE - IL Institute for Continuing Legal Education2011
Certificate of Publication - Long Term Care 2011 SupplementIICLE2010
Certificate of Appreciation for Authoring Book ChapterIllinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerStotis & Baird2000 - Present
AttorneyRidge, Ridge & Lindsay1994 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysN/A2012 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationN/A2005 - Present
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2000 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationN/A1992 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
John Doe v. XXXXXX2.8 Million Dollar Settlement
$2.9 Million Verdict Against Cab Company and DriverVerdict for Plaintiff
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Publication nameTitleDate
Chicago Bridge BlogEstates in Jeopardy - How Care Providers Can Help Terminally Ill Patients to Make a Plan2015
Guardianship for Disabled Adults, Advance Directives and Mental Health Law - IICLECo-Authored Chapter on Advance Directives2014
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education - Long Term Care LitigationMedical Records Evidence2013
Chicago Bridge BlogSeven Tips for Presenting Elderly Witnesses2012
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education - Guardianship for Disabled AdultsCo-Author on Chapter on Living Wills and Powers of Attorney2011
Chicago Bridge BlogA Difficult Transition - When Dementia Starts Before the Planning Can Happen2011
IICLE - Long Term Care Litigation - 2011 SupplementChapter on Records in Long Term Care Litigation2011
Chicago Bridge Group BlogSeven Things to Expect From a Nursing Home2011
Stotis & Baird Chartered WebsiteMarkham Illinois Car Accident Resource Guide2011
Chicago Bridge BlogMedication Errors - How You Can Avoid Being a Victim2011
Chicago Bridge Group BlogWho's Watching the Money - Helping Seniors to Manage Their Finances2010
IICLE Handbook2010 Supplement to Chapter on Injury Settlements and Special Needs Trusts2010
Chicago Bridge BlogDoes My Parent Need a Guardian2009
Stotis & Baird WebsiteTruck Accidents - Accident or Carelessness2009
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal EducationChapter on Long Term Care Records2008
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal EducationChapter on Structured Settlements and Special Needs Trusts in Personal Injury Cases2008
Keenager NewsHow You Can Stop Nursing Home Neglect2008
ISBA Elder Law NewsletterUse caution when filing death case following nursing home neglect.2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pepperdine University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of IowaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Illinois Environmental Health Association ConferenceWhen Hoarding Becomes a Community Concern2015
Hoarding: Impact on Relationships and HealthThe Legal Problems Associated With Hoarding2015
Elder Law Overview at Northern TrustElder Law Overview2015
Stroke: Moving ForwardAdvance Planning for Stroke Patients2014
Monthly MeetingAdvocacy in Alternative Dispute Resolution2014
Elder Law Short CourseLitigation Skills in Guardianship Cases2014
Advocating for Quality Medical CareAdvocating for Quality Medical Care2014
Winning at Alternative Dispute ResolutionArbitration Advocacy2012
SeminarPowers of Attorney and Advance Directives2012
SeminarAdvocating for Quality Medical Care2012
Officer Beat TrainingTestifying Well at Depositions2012
North Shore Village SeminarPowers of Attorney and Other Advance Directives2011
Hoarding and Mental Health Law SeminarThe Hoarding Dilemma2011
Elder Law Panel DiscussionPreventing Nursing Home Neglect2011
Elder Care Support GroupElder Law Issues2011
Community PresentationUnderstanding Financial Abuse2011
Aging WellAdvance Directives2011
Afternoon TalkEstate Planning2011
Advanced Elderly Service Officer TrainingHoarding - The Legal Issues2011
Taking Charge of Your Life ChoicesPowers of Attorney and Living Wills2010
Elder Law IssuesElder Law Issues for Clients with Memory Loss2009
Community Presentation"Protecting Yourself Against Consumer Fraud"2009
Community PresentationLiving Wills and Powers of Attorney2009
Basic Skills Course for New AttorneysTaking Depositions2009
Training for New LaywersTaking Depositions2007