Cincinnati, OH – R. Joseph Parker, a partner in the Litigation Department of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP has been appointed by the American College of Trial Lawyers to serve on the Special Problems in the Administration of Justice Committee as immediate past chair. The committee works to promote improvements in the administration of justice and to maintain proper liaison with others to that end.
American College is composed of the best of the trial bar from the United States and Canada. Invitation to Fellowship is extended only after careful investigation to experienced trial lawyers who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been manifested by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality.
Parker, a resident of Columbia Tusculum, is the current chair of the firm's Appellate Practice Group and has extensive experience in lead role litigation, dispute resolution, arbitration and negotiation. The emphasis of his practice has been complex and general commercial litigation. He has been lead defense counsel in a number of class action cases.
Parker is an alumnus of Boston College School of Law where he was Order of Coif and a law review editor. He graduated from Georgetown University with his undergraduate degree. Parker is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and has been named an Ohio Super Lawyer by Cincinnati Magazine.
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP has offices in Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland, Dayton and Northern Kentucky. The firm provides a broad range of legal services to businesses and individuals, including litigation, corporate and business law, securities and municipal financing, tax and estate planning, labor and employment law, real estate and environmental, health care, intellectual property and unfair competition and antitrust law.