Parkman & parker


Parkman and Parker Trial Law, LLC was founded in 2021 by James W. “Jim” Parkman, III and Adam E. Parker. Our firm represents individuals and businesses in civil and criminal litigation. Our firm’s history dates back to 1979 when Jim Parkman first entered into the private practice of law. Jim and Adam have handled hundreds of cases ranging from simple matters to highly complex litigation. Our willingness to go to trial, whether a criminal or civil matter, or whether the case is in state or federal court, has brought the firm great success.

We maintain offices in Birmingham and Dothan, Alabama. We primarily focus on serving clients throughout Alabama and Georgia. However, our attorneys are nationally renowned. Our attorneys have served as lead counsel in cases in more than twenty states throughout the country. Jim has served as lead counsel in various white-collar matters and high-profile trials which have lasted as long as six months in length. Some of Jim’s notable high-profile clients include former HealthSouth CEO Richard M. Scrushy, Swedish criminal Bo Steffan Eriksson, former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, and Alabama State Senator Harri Anne Smith.

Jim and Adam met when Adam was a young attorney working as a prosecutor in Alabama’s Twentieth Judicial Circuit. The two later worked on their first case together in federal court in 2017. Their common interest in trying cases (particularly jury trials), discussion of trial strategy, and desire to zealously represent their clients led to the formation of this firm. At our firm, we also focus on trial advocacy and building the next generation of trial lawyers. Trials involve risk and a favorable settlement offer should always be considered. An ideal scenario would be the dismissal of a criminal client’s pending charges or an insurance company offering policy limits to resolve a matter against their insured to compensate our client for their injuries. However, adequate offers are rare and that is why trials are necessary. At our firm, we believe that results matter, experience matters, and you matter.



We specialize in all federal and state crimes. From the smallest misdemeanor to the most serious charges of capital murder, any criminal allegation can have a drastic effect on a client’s life. We are prepared to defend our clients as they navigate through these tough times...

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Our attorneys handle various types of personal injury claims in which our clients were injured due to the negligence of another. Common examples of the cases we have handled include slip and fall or trip and fall injuries, automobile collisions, tractor trailer or “semi-truck” wrecks, dog bites...

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