Eric J. Parker

Eric Parker

ERIC PARKER

Attorney Bio

Eric’s main focus is on estates and injury litigation.

EDUCATION

University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
BA Political Science, 1989

Pepperdine University of Law, Malibu, CA
Juris Doctorate, 1992

AWARDS / RECOGNITION

AVVO Rating of 10/10
-Super Lawyer 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

– Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
– National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
– Illinois State Bar Association
– Chicago Bar Association
– Chicago Bar Association Elder Law Subcommittee

MEMBERSHIPS

– Admitted to Illinois Bar 1992
– Licensed to practice in Illinois and The United States District Court for Northern District
– Member of the Federal Trial Bar
– Admitted pro hac vice in Wisconsin

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

2017

Presenter “Legal Aspects of Housing Transitions” for Center of Concern, DesPlaines, IL

Presenter “Controversial Issues In Elder Law” for North Shore Village, Evanston, IL

Chapter Author “Medical Records in Long Term Care Litigation” for Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE)

2016

Presenter  “Thoughtful Estate Planning” Aging Well Conference, Evanston, IL

Presenter  “Life Span Legal Issues” The Hallmark, Chicago, IL

2015

Presenter -“When Hoarding Becomes a Community Concern” at Illinois Environmental Health Association Conference
Presenter – “The Legal Problems Associated with Hoarding” at the Hoarding: Impact on Relationships and Health Conference
Presenter – “Elder Law Overview” at Northern Trust Conference
Estates in Jeopardy-How Care Providers Can Help Terminally Ill Patients to Make a Plan – Chicago Bridge Blog

2014

Co-Authored Chapter on Advance Directives for IICLE – Guardianship for Disabled Adults, Advance Directives and Mental Health Law
Presenter – Advance Planning for Stroke Patients for “Stroke: Moving Forward” Conference
Presenter – Advocating for Quality Medical Care Conference
Presenter – Litigation Skills in Guardianship Cases for IICLE Elder Law Short Course
Presenter – “Advocacy in Alternative Dispute Resolution” at the monthly meeting

2013

Medical Records Evidence – IICLE – Long Term Care Litigation

2012

Seven Tips for Presenting Elderly Witnesses for Chicago Bridge Blog
Presenter for the Arbitration segment of a seminar on Alternative Dispute Resolution – IICLE
Arbitration Advocacy – Winning at Alternative Dispute Resolution
Powers of Attorney & Advance Directives – Seminar
Co-Author of Book Chapter on Advance Directives for IICLE
Advocating for Quality Medical Care – Seminar
“Testifying Well at Depositions” – Officer Beat Training, Palatine Police Department

2011

Co-Author on Chapter on Living Wills and Powers of Attorney – IILCE-Guardianship for Disabled Adults
“A Difficult Transition: When Demential Starts before the Planning Can Happen” – Chicago Bridge Blog
Powers of Attorney and Other Advance Directives- North Shore Village Seminar
The Hoarding Dilemma – Hoarding and Mental Health Law Seminar
Preventing Nursing Home Neglect – Elder Law Panel Discussion
Elder Law Issues – Elder Care Support Group Conference
Understanding Financial Abuse – Community Presentation Conference
Advance Directives – Aging Well Conference
Estate Planning – Afternoon Talk Conference
Hoarding: The Legal Issues – Advanced Elderly Service Officer Training
“Seven Things to Expect from a Nursing Home” – Chicago Bridge Blog
“Medication Errors – How you can Avoid being a Victim” – Chicago Bridge Blog

2010

“Who’s Watching the Money-Helping Seniors to Manage Their Finances” – Chicago Bridge Blog
2010 Supplement to Chapter on Injury Settlements and Special Needs Trusts – IICLE Handbook

2009

“Does My Parent Need a Guardian” – Chicago Bridge Blog

2008

Authored chapter on Long Term Care Records – IICLE
Authored chapter on Structured Settlements and Special Needs Trusts in Personal Injury Cases – IICLE
“How You Can Stop Nursing Home Neglect” – Keenager News

PRACTICE AREA

Stotis & Baird attorneys are skilled at helping clients prepare for the future by providing individualized estate plans and estate administration.

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Stotis & Baird attorneys are knowledgeable about all aspects of elder law, including guardianship, estate planning, nursing home neglect and a variety of other elder law issues.

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Stotis & Baird attorneys are experienced in handling all kinds of personal injury and wrongful death litigation, such as car accidents, medical malpractice, premises liability and products liability.

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COMMUNITY & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

CONTACT

312-461-1000
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200 W Jackson Blvd
Suite 1050
Chicago, Illinois 60606