James W. Parkinson

Attorney in Palm Springs, CA
Mr. Parkinson, born 10/29/49, admitted to bar 1976. Jim just recently joined Slovak Baron & Empey LLP as a personal injury attorney. Prior to this he had his own private practice. He handles large cases and worked on two very well known cases: Ellis v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. For purpose of this litigation, he was of counsel to Robinson, Calcagnie and Robinson, and Casey, Gerry, Reed & Schenk. This was the California case against Big Tobacco in coordination with the national Castano Group. Harold Poole, et al., v. Nippon Steel, et al. He was counsel in individual cases and class action cases against Japanese corporations that used captured American soldier as a slave laborers during World War II.
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    Admission Details

    Admitted in 1976, California

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  • Law School Attended

    Brigham Young University
    Class of 1976

    University Attended

    Brigham Young University
    Class of 1973
    magna cum laude

    Birth Information

    Born in 1949
    October 29, 1949



    Representative Cases

    Ellis v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; Harold Poole, et al., v. Nippon Steel, et al.

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    James W. Parkinson
     1800 East Tahquitz Canyon Way,
    Palm Springs, CA 92262-7104

    Maintains an office in multiple locations

    Slovak Baron Empey Murphy & Pinkney LLP (Palm Springs, California)

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