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Michael Parks

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Consumer Law Attorney in Sherman Oaks, CA

Schimmel & Parks, A.P.L.C.
15303 Ventura Blvd, Suite 650
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Phone: 818-464-5061
Fax: 818-464-5091
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022
Licensed in California Since: 1991
Practice Areas: Consumer Law (40%), Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (30%), Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (20%), Insurance Coverage (10%)
Attorney Profile

Michael Parks offers dedicated legal services to people living throughout the Los Angeles metropolitan area and across the state of California.  Mr. Parks is a co-founder and partner at Schimmel & Parks, APLC.  He focuses his practice on employment and consumer protection cases, and he generally handles litigation involving a wide variety of issues, including sexual harassment, whistleblower/retaliation, wrongful termination, and consumer fraud/protection.

After earning a Bachelor of Arts in history from Arizona State University, Mr. Parks went on to attend the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law where he served on the law review. He graduated from there in 1991, receiving a Juris Doctor.

Passionate about protecting the rights of workers and consumers who have been wronged, Mr. Parks aids clients with individual cases, as well as with representative, collective and class action lawsuits. Having 30 years of litigation and trial experience, he is undaunted going up against powerful companies or organizations, and he has helped recover millions of dollars in damages on behalf of his clients. Dedicated to providing quality representation while maintaining high standards of ethics, Mr. Parks has received the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Staying active in the legal community, Mr. Parks has been a member of several professional associations, including the South Bay Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles and The Hon. Benjamin Aranda, III American Inn of Court. Committed to giving back, he has also volunteered his time providing pro bono services as a settlement officer for the 2nd District Court of Appeal’s settlement conference and mediation program and for the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Consumer Law
  • 30%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 20%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
  • 10%Insurance Coverage
Focus Areas

Consumer Protection, Fraud, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Class Actions, Toxic Torts, Bad Faith Insurance


5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022

About Michael Parks

First Admitted: 1991

Professional Webpage:


  • Super Lawyers 2018

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • South Bay Bar Association
  • Benjamin Aranda III Inns of Court

Educational Background

  • Arizona State University, B.A. History
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Office Location for Michael Parks

15303 Ventura Blvd
Suite 650
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Phone: 818-464-5061

Fax: 818-464-5091

Last Updated: 7/27/2021

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