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Arthur Byron Parkhurst

Arthur Byron Parkhurst, American lawyer. Bar: Florida 1961. Member of American Bar Association, Association Florida Trial Lawyers., National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers, American Judicature Society, Broward Criminal Defense Attorneys, Broward County Trial Lawyers Association, American Association For Justice, Broward County Bar Association.

Background

  • Parkhurst, Arthur Byron was born on September 6, 1933 in Lauderdale, Florida, United States. Son of Byron Brooks and Thelma Allis (Knight) Parkhurst.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Florida State University, 1958. Juris Doctor, Duke University, 1961.

    Career

    • Research assistant Office Legal Counsel, Department Justice, Washington, 1960. Associate Kelley, Tompkins & Griffin, Fort Lauderdale, 1961—1965. Partner Parkhurst, La Hurd & Purdy, Fort Lauderdale, 1966—1980, Parkhurst and Carlson, Fort Lauderdale, since 1980.

      City attorney Sunrise, Florida, since 1969. President Broward County Division Children's Home Society, Florida, 1963—1965, 1966—1967, state board directors. Board directors United Way Broward County, 1964—1965.

      Served to corporal United States Army Reserve, 1954-1956.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Florida 1961.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member of American Bar Association, Association Florida Trial Lawyers., National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers, American Judicature Society, Broward Criminal Defense Attorneys, Broward County Trial Lawyers Association, American Association For Justice, Broward County Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Caroline Jane Hely Parkhurst, June 28, 1980. Children: Kelley, Dan.
    • father: Byron Brooks Parkhurst
    • mother: Thelma Allis (Knight) Parkhurst
    • spouse: Caroline Jane Hely Parkhurst
    • children: Kelley Parkhurst
    • Dan Parkhurst
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    Born September 6, 1933
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