Eric G. Parker
After 23 years of dedicated service to the firm and over 40 years of extensive litigation experience, Eric became Of Counsel on January 1, 2024 prior to his upcoming retirement from his legal practice.
Eric earned his B.A. from Colby College in 1975, spending his junior year at Loyola University’s Rome, Italy campus. He then worked for his family business, Parker & Stearns Lumber Co., while playing lead guitar and sharing vocals in many rock ‘n roll bands. He then came to his senses, continuing to play music but also graduating from Vermont Law School in 1981.
After completing his clerkship with the Lamoille County State’s Attorneys Office, he joined the Vermont Attorney General’s Office Medicaid Provider Fraud Unit as a prosecutor. Since 1983 he has been in private practice, first as an Associate with Otterman & Allen in Barre, and then with the firm of Abare, Nicholls & Parker, also in Barre.
Eric is now focusing his experience and results from the courtroom to the negotiation table. He completed the Pepperdine University Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution intensive Mediation training in 2010. He is available to use all of his skills, training and experience to mediate your dispute to a successful resolution.
Eric is a member of the Vermont and American Bar Associations, and served on the Vermont Bar Association Professional Responsibility Committee for 15 years. He has served on numerous Family Court related committees and panels, and was recognized by the Vermont Court Administrator in 1991 for substantial contributions to the court system as acting judge. He has served on numerous public service organizations, municipal boards and committees, and is currently on the Family Center of Washington County Board. In his spare time he enjoys playing guitar, Vermont outdoor pursuits, and escaping to camp.
Areas of Practice:
Personal Injury; Commercial, Domestic, and General Civil Litigation; Business Law and Professional Regulation Matters; Probate; Estate planning; Real estate; and ADR/Mediation Services
BA, Colby College (1975); Juris Doctor, Vermont Law School (1981)
Supreme Court of Vermont: United States District Court, District of Vermont