SOUTHFIELD, Mich., May 20, 2010 – Jim Parks, a partner with Southfield-based Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C., has been named the 2010 recipient of the Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA) Professionalism Award. Jaffe CEO Richard Zussman made the announcement.
The Professionalism Award is presented annually to an individual who consistently demonstrates the highest standards of integrity, fairness, and excellence in the practice of law.
An awards ceremony commemorating Mr. Parks will take place immediately preceding this years OCBA Annual Meeting at 4:30 p.m. on June 3rd at the Marriot at Centerpoint, located at 3600 Centerpoint Parkway in Pontiac. The event is open to all and will include a dinner and reception following the ceremony.
A member of the Firm’s Litigation Practice Group, Mr. Parks concentrates his practice on various facets of complex commercial litigation within State and Federal courts. He is a 1978 graduate of the University of Arizona and a 1981 graduate of the Pepperdine University School of Law.
Michigan-based Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss is recognized throughout the nation as a relationship-based, highly qualified, full-service business law firm. With an outstanding reputation for providing sophisticated legal services and counsel to businesses of all sizes, family-owned enterprises, individuals and entrepreneurs, Jaffe has more than 100 attorneys in its Southfield, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Naples and Jerusalem offices.
Among the Firm’s practice areas are appellate, aviation, corporate, criminal, e-commerce, electronic banking, employee benefits, environmental, estate planning, family law, financial services, immigration, insolvency & reorganization, insurance, intellectual property, information technology, litigation, labor, mergers & acquisitions, mortgage banking, property tax appeals, public finance, real estate, securities and tax law.