Robert R. Parker

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Peoria, IL

Parker & Parker
 | 411 Hamilton Boulevard Suite 1900, Peoria, IL 61602-1193
Phone: 309-673-0069
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (60%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%)
Attorney Profile

A partner at Parker & Parker in Peoria, Illinois, Robert R. Parker focuses his practice in the areas of adoption, divorce and other family law matters as well as nursing home neglect for his clients throughout the state. In 2013, he obtained a six-figure settlement for his client in a case of wrongful death due to nursing home neglect.

Mr. Parker is a member of the American Bar Association and the Peoria County Bar Association, for which he has served on the Communications & Technology and Entertainment committees, and he is an active participant in the Chicago-based Public Interest Law Initiative, where he demonstrates his commitment to pro bono work. He is also a member of The Abraham Lincoln American Inn of Court. Mr. Parker has been a member of the Illinois Adoption Advisory Council and a lecturer in family law courses put on by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys.

Admitted to practice in Illinois, Mr. Parker is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit. He is licensed as a CJA panel attorney by the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois. He also serves on the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services Statewide Adoption Attorney Panel.

In 2005, Mr. Parker earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois, where he majored in political science and minored in anthropology and philosophy. He received his Juris Doctor from Saint Louis University School of Law in 2009. While in law school, he served as vice president of the Student Bar Association.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (60%): Adoption, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Paternity, Marital Property

Personal Injury - General (40%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death

Focus Areas

Family Law: Adoption, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Paternity, Marital Property

Personal Injury - General: Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death


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Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017

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About Robert Parker

Admitted: 2009, Illinois

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Honors and Awards:

  • University of Illinois as a James Scholar, 2005
  • “Superb: 10.0” rating
  • Top 100 Illinois, The National Trial Lawyers, 2015 - 2016
  • Super Lawyers
  • Emerging Lawyer, Leading Lawyers Network, 2015 - 2016

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licensed in Federal Court as a CJA Panel Attorney

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Chairman of PCBA Entertainment Committee, 2015
  • Illinois Adoption Advisory Council, 2013
  • Peoria County Bar Association Communications and Technology Committee, 2013
  • Peoria County Bar Association PILI: Public Interest Law Initiative (promoting pro bono work), 2013
  • Illinois, 2009
  • Peoria County Bar Association Entertainment Committee, 2009
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys (AAAA), 2015 - 2016
  • Third District Appellate Court
  • Member, Abraham Lincoln Inn of the American Inns of Court
  • Member, Peoria County Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Lecturer: Family Law, Continuing Legal Education Series, 2016

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Short v. Knox County Nursing Home $600,000 settlement for wrongful death because of nursing home neglect  , 2013

Educational Background:

  • University of Illinois, Major in Political Science and Minors in Anthropology and philosophy, 2005

Industry Groups

  • Adoption
  • Nursing Home Neglect
  • Office Location for Robert R. Parker

    411 Hamilton Boulevard Suite 1900
    Peoria, IL 61602-1193

    Phone: 309-673-0069


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    Last Updated: 8/25/2016

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