Sharmila Roy Parkman

Sharmila Roy Parkman

Founding Partner
Location:
San Diego, California
Phone:
858-453-5033
Fax:
858-453-0876
Email:

Attorney Sharmila Parkman provides aggressive representation for legal issues concerning construction disputes, businesses matters, civil litigation, real estate agreements, estate planning, labor and employment claims. For over 15 years, she has provided comprehensive legal service to people across Southern and Northern California. She has helped hundreds of clients get positive outcomes for their litigation cases over her long career.

For over 10 years, Ms. Parkman worked for AV-rated law firms in the San Diego area. This experience trained her to be an aggressive litigator and allowed her to build professional relationships with the local courts and judges. In real estate cases, she has represented multi-million dollar disputes involving public and private construction. Ms. Parkman stays up-to-date with the latest changes in the law, and she has authored a published article which has been cited by several leading professional and legal scholars.

She started her San Diego firm to give honest and aggressive legal representation with integrity. She represents her clients' best interests through every stage of their case, including negotiations, mediation and inside the courtroom. Her empathetic and aggressive approach to the law means that she stands up for her clients' rights and does not back down from difficult cases. Every client will work directly with Ms. Parkman on their case and she will always be available to her clients to answer questions and discuss their legal matter.

In a free consultation, she reviews the legal issue at hand and gives clients an honest idea of what they can expect. Ms. Parkman creates forceful legal strategies that get results without always resorting to the complexities of the courtroom. If a case does proceed to trial for resolution, her strategy always considers the time and budget concerns of who she represents. She puts her clients' interests ahead of her own and provides proven, aggressive legal services, but still at an affordable rate always with the goal of an expeditious resolution.

Ms. Parkman is a native Californian and a graduate of California Western School of Law, ranking in the top 25% of her class and achieving numerous academic achievement awards and scholarships. She completed her undergraduate degree at San Diego State University by earning a Bachelors of Science in Psychology and was recognized on the Dean's Honor List. Ms. Parkman is admitted to practice in the California Supreme Court and all Federal District Courts throughout California. She has been recognized and awarded for her legal work and successes, which includes being recognized by the Who's Who Directory as a Top Attorney in North America for 2017 and 2018 and the San Diego Daily Transcript in 2009 as a Top 25 Young Attorney in San Diego County and been certified as Lead Counsel in the areas of Civil Litigation and Business Law. Ms. Parkman is a member of the California Bar, San Diego County Bar, Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, the Women's Construction Coalition and the Building Industry Association of San Diego. When not practicing law, Ms. Parkman enjoys the culinary arts, traveling, and America's favorite pastime and even devotes many hours of her free time serving on the board of directors for her local little league.

Areas of Practice

  • 50% Real Estate & Construction Litigation
  • 20% Business and Corporate Law
  • 20% Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts
  • 10% General Civil Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2002

Education

  • California Western School of Law, San Diego, California
    • J.D. - 2002
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Law Review: California Western Law Review and International Law Journal, Managing Editor, 2000 - 2002
  • San Diego State University, San Diego, California
    • B.S. - 1999
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Psychology

Published Works

Honors and Awards

  • Top Attorneys of North America, 2017 - 2018
  • Top 25 Young Attorneys in San Diego - San Diego Daily Transcript, 2009
  • Academic Achievement Award - Advanced Legal Research, 2002
  • Academic Achievement Award - Estate Planning, 2001 - 2002
  • Roy Bell Scholar Award - California Western School of Law, 2001 - 2002

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • San Diego County Bar Association, Member, 2015 - Present
  • Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, Member, 2015 - 2017
  • Womens Construction Coalition, Member, 2016 - Present
  • Building Industry Association of San Diego, Member, 2017 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Offices of William Ward, Managing Attorney, 2006 - 2015
  • Moss Pite & Duncan, Attorney, 2003 - 2004

Languages

  • English