The Parkman Law Firm
Attorneys at Law

Sharmila R. Parkman

Founding Partner

 Attorney Sharmila R. Parkman provides aggressive representation for legal issues concerning construction disputes, businesses matters, civil litigation, real estate agreements, estate planning, and 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 more than 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 that 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 during trial. Her empathetic yet aggressive approach to the law means that she stands up for her clients' rights and does not back down from difficult cases. Every client works directly with Ms. Parkman on their case and she is always 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 clients. She puts her clients' interests ahead of her own and provides proven, aggressive legal services, but at an affordable rate and 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 as one of the Top 10 Best Attorneys for Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Legal Counsel; the Who's Who Directory as a Top Attorney in North America for 2017, 2018, and 2019; and the San Diego Daily Transcript in 2009 as a Top 25 Young Attorney in San Diego County. Additionally, Ms. Parkman is certified as Lead Counsel in the areas of Civil Litigation and Business Law.

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.