October 23, 2019
James Parks Honored with Oakland County Bar Association Community Service Award
SOUTHFIELD, MICH., James Parks was awarded the coveted Leon Hubbard Community Service Award by the Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA) at the organization’s Taste of Diversity event that was held at the Great Lakes Culinary Center on October 17. Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss CEO Jeffrey Weiss made the announcement.
The Leon Hubbard Community Service Award was created by the (OCBA) in 1994 to celebrate and promote an awareness of the rich cultural diversity of Oakland County by recognizing and honoring an individual that has a record of community service, has promoted cultural diversity, advanced social equality and worked to enhance the quality of life for all people.
Serving as OCBA President in 2018, Jim committed to exploring meaningful avenues to promote diversity in the legal community at large. One of his many efforts was bringing together a deep and diverse group of influencers to discuss obstacles and opportunities with regards to inclusion. This highly curated and thoughtful event led to a purposeful and actionable plan for how the OCBA will lead, engage and empower going forward.
Parks is a member of the Jaffe’s Litigation and Employment & Labor Groups His national practice includes complex litigation, traditional labor and employment law. He has vast experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants, and a certified mediator.