Carmel Valley resident Pamela M. Parker appointed to judgeship

Pamela Parker

On Aug. 29, Governor Jerry Brown appointed Carmel Valley resident Pamela M. Parker to a judgeship with the San Diego County Superior Court.  Parker currently serves as a senior appellate attorney at the Fourth District Court of Appeal in downtown San Diego.

Parker’s legal career spans over 30 years, during which she served as an adjunct professor at the University of San Diego Law School and Thomas Jefferson School of Law, President of the Legal Aid Society of San Diego, and judge pro tem in Small Claims Court.  From 1991 to 2011, Parker worked with the San Diego law firm of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP, as of counsel, partner and associate.  During her time with that firm, Parker was part of the legal team representing fishermen and Native Alaskans in the Exxon Valdez oil spill trial.  She was named a Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, in recognition for her work on a case brought to improve working conditions and compensation for garment workers in Saipan.  Parker is a cum laude graduate of the Harvard Law School, and a phi beta kappa graduate of the State University of New York at Binghamton.

Parker has lived in Carmel Valley since 1998 with her marine biologist husband, Michael Scott, and their two daughters, Katie and Maddie, both of whom are now in college.  She has been an active classroom volunteer, soccer mom,  and a volunteer with the Solana Beach and San Dieguito school systems.  She served on the Site Council for Carmel Creek Elementary School, on the board of the Solana Beach Foundation for Learning, and as a member of the committee that recommended the location and configuration of what is now Solana Pacific Elementary School.

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  3. Carmel Valley resident’s law firm earns five outstanding trial lawyers awards
  4. Carmel Valley resident sworn in as chair of American Bar Association section
  5. Carmel Valley resident Melissa E. Woolpert honored at the University of Vermont

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