Christopher Parker

shareholder | portland | LICENSED IN Oregon & Washington

“I pride myself in always working harder than the lawyer on the other side.”

A competitive spirit – both in and on the court

Chris Parker has been with the firm since 2010, after graduating from Willamette University College of Law. Since that time, Chris has earned a reputation as a sharp, highly competent attorney with a track record of tackling complex legal issues and resolving cases early and efficiently. His clients appreciate his responsiveness to questions and his tendency to think outside the box.

Chris, a former basketball player, is a natural competitor who handles a variety of complex and challenging cases on behalf of firm clients. Before joining the firm, Chris clerked for Davison Van Cleve, P.C., focusing on energy law and regulatory issues for large industrial clients.

In his free time Chris enjoys spending time on the Oregon coast with his wife, watching college football, playing golf, and reading science fiction novels.

Education

  • Willamette University College of Law – J.D., summa cum laude, 2010
  • George Fox University – B.A., magna cum laude, Political Science, 2007

Bar / Court Admissions

  • Oregon State Bar, 2010
  • United States District Court, District of Oregon, 2011
  • Washington State Bar, 2015

Professional & Civic Involvement

  • Recipient of the William and Norma Paulus Scholarship, 2007
  • Winner of the Frank A. Turner Award for academic excellence, 2008
  • Winner of the American Bankruptcy Institute Award, 2010
  • Associate Editor of the Willamette University Law Review, 2009-2010

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Organizational Memberships

  • Multnomah Bar Association
  • Oregon Association of Defense Counsel