Robert F. Parker

Robert F. Parker

Of Counsel   //   Merrillville Office

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About Robert F. Parker

Bob is an Of Counsel attorney at BCC. He is a 1974 honors graduate of the University of Notre Dame. He received his law degree with honors from Indiana University in Bloomington in 1977.

Bob is admitted to practice before the Indiana Supreme Court, the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, the Northern District of Illinois, the District of Colorado, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. His memberships include the American Bar Association, Lake County Bar Association, and the Indiana State Bar Association, where he has served three terms on the Board of Governors, and has previously served as Chairman of the Young Lawyers Section and Counsel to the President. In addition, Mr. Parker is a former President of the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana, having been honored as its Defense Lawyer of the Year in 1998. He is also a member of the Defense Research Institute, receiving DRI’s “Exceptional Performance Award” in 2003. Bob is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers as well as the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, two of the most exclusive and prestigious “invitation only” organizations for trial attorneys. He has been named a Diplomat of the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana. He has previously served as an adjunct professor of law at the Valparaiso University School of Law, where he taught courses in Pretrial Skills and Trial Practice.

Bob is resident in the firm’s Merrillville office, and his practice is concentrated in commercial, professional liability, and personal injury litigation. After 40 seasons officiating college and high school football, Bob now spends his Friday nights during the Fall observing and evaluating officials for the Indiana High School Athletic Association.

Education & Admissions

Indiana University – Bloomington School of Law, 1977
Juris Doctor

University of Notre Dame, 1974
B.A. Government and International Relations


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