John F. Parker
Mr. Parker was born in Los Angeles, California and received his B.A. in 1950 from Loyola University of Los Angeles; Juris Doctorate in 1953, from the University of California at Los Angeles; and his LL.D. in 1975 from Southwestern University, Phi Delta Phi. He was admitted to the California State Bar in 1953, and was a Certified Specialist, Workers’ Compensation Law, California Board of Legal Specialization. He was President and an instructor of Law at Southwestern University from 1969 through 1975, and a past member of The San Bernardino and Los Angeles County Bar Associations; American Bar Association, Eastern Bar Association of Los Angeles County; Chairman, Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Law Committee, Section of Torts & Insurance Practice, American Bar Association, 1988 – 1989; Workers’ Compensation Advisory Commission, Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California, 1983 – 1986. He was Presiding Workers’ Compensation Judge, San Bernardino, 1995 – 1997.
Mr. Parker founded the firm in 1964 and incorporated the firm in 1977. He served as President from 1977-1994 and retired January 31, 1994. He was inducted into the CAAA Inland Empire Hall of Fame in October of 2014 for his excellence in the field workers' compensation. Mr. Parker passed away on April 5, 2017.