Cincinnati Partner Emeritus, R. Joseph Parker was awarded the John P. Kiely Professionalism Award by the Cincinnati Bar Association. The award recognizes a trial lawyer for possessing outstanding trial skills and demonstrating the highest degree of professionalism, civility and ethical standards in his or her daily practice.
Joe's practice involved representation of a wide variety of clients, primarily businesses, including manufacturing companies, construction companies, health care providers, financial institutions, municipalities, and personal service organizations (e.g., doctors groups, law firms and accountants). He dealt with problems encountered by business organizations, including antitrust, contracts, corporate governance and finance, securities regulations, environmental, bankruptcy, malpractice, insurance coverage, real estate, business and personal torts, trust and estates, and employment relations. He has extensive experience in a lead role in litigation, dispute resolution, arbitration and negotiation.