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Robert L. Parks selected to receive the 2011 War Horse Award

February 14, 2011

The Southern Trial Lawyers Association has announced that veteran trial attorney Robert L. Parks has been selected to receive the 2011 War Horse Award.

Parks will be one of three recipients of this award in New Orleans on March 4. War Horse honorees are nominated by members of the Southern Trial Lawyers Association in recognition of extraordinary contributions to the cause of justice.

Acknowledged leaders in their communities, they have been actively practicing for more than thirty years, demonstrated outstanding skill as trial advocates and shown exceptional contributions to furthering the cause of justice.

Past War Horse honorees from Florida include: Al J. Cone, Ward Wagner, Jr., Bill Colson, Tony Cunningham, Bill Wagner, Michael Maher, John Romano, Christian Searcy, and Wayne Hogan.

Since being admitted to the Florida Bar in 1964, Parks has represented plaintiffs in hundreds of personal injury, wrongful death, aviation, offshore resort litigation, watercraft, large manufacturing and automobile cases in the Americas and around the world.

His career highlights include product liability cases against large pharmaceutical companies as well as serving as Florida Counsel in the Antitrust Class Action against Microsoft.