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Joseph L. Parks
Perspective | Experience | Integrity


Joseph Parks is a Texas attorney with significant experience in employment law, workplace investigations, school law, open government, commercial litigation and school safety-related matters.  He brings a unique perspective and breadth of experience to his law practice, having served more than a decade as the Executive Director of Safety and Security Services for one of Texas' largest school districts, and as an honorably retired command-level peace officer with over 20 years of diverse public safety experience.  He is a regular speaker/presenter on topics involving workplace investigations, HR compliance, organizational policy and procedure, school safety and many others.    

  • Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law - Juris Doctor, Cum Laude (2004)
       Order of the Coif;  Articles Editor, SMU International Law Review;  Student Attorney and Chief Counsel - SMU Civil Clinic;         Deans List; Phi Delta Phi     
  • Texas A&M University - Bachelor of Arts, Political Science (1986)
Admitted to Practice
  • State Bar of Texas (2004)
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas
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Certifications and Designations
Awards and Accolades
Volunteer and Community Involvement
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