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OCTOBER 24, 2019James Parker, a partner in the Portland office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP and a 2012 graduate of Indiana University Maurer School of Law, has been recognized by his alma mater with a 2019 Distinguished Service Award.

The award recognizes alumni who have distinguished themselves in service to their communities and the school "in ways far exceeding traditional business, professional, and civic duties. Through their hard work, passion, and accomplishments, these alumni define Indiana Law's ideals for community service and serve as accomplished role models for our Law School and the greater community."

Parker and the other three honorees will serve as panelists tomorrow at the school's Legal Professions class, where they will be recognized in front of the school's entire cohort of 1L's.

Austen Parrish, dean of the law school, told Parker he was selected "for your long-time commitment to the school, your work with alumni in Portland and the Pacific Northwest, for your work with the Young Alumni Steering Committee (as a founding member) and more recently with the Alumni Board, and your tremendous support of our students and programs in so many ways."

Parker has a general litigation, counseling, and transactional practice, with a focus on insurance-related matters.

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