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Lawyer , public facilities executive

James William Parks II, American Public facilities executive, lawyer. Bar: Louisiana 1981, Florida 1982, United States District Court (eastern district) Louisiana 1981, United States District Court (middle district) Louisiana 1982, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit and 11th circuit) 1981.

Background

II, James William Parks, was born on July 30, 1956 in Wabash, Indiana, United States. Son of James William and Joyce Arlene (Lillibridge) P.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Ball State University, 1978. Juris Doctor, University Miami, 1981.

Career

Attorney, Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrere et al., New Orleans, 1981-1983;attorney, Foley & Judell, New Orleans, 1983-1988;attorney, McCollister & McCleary, pc, Baton Rouge, 1988-1995;executive director, Louisiana Public Facilities Authority, Baton Rouge, since 1995.

Achievements

  • Bar: Louisiana 1981, Florida 1982, United States District Court (eastern district) Louisiana 1981, United States District Court (middle district) Louisiana 1982, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit and 11th circuit) 1981.

Membership

Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, National Association Bond Lawyers, Louisiana State Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, Association for Gifted and Talented Students, Baton Rouge (treasurer 1994-1996, president-elect 1996-1997, president 1997-1998), Society Louisiana Certified Public Accountant (government accounting and auditing committee 1994-1995), National Association Higher Education Facilities Authorities (board directors 1996-2001, vice president 1997-1999, president 1999-2001), National Council Health Facilities Finance Authorities (board directors since 2004, treasurer 2004-2006), Council of Development Finance Agencies (board directors since 2002, treasurer since 2008), Louisiana Assistive Technology Access Network (board directors 2001-2007, since 2009, chairman 2004-2006, vice chairman since 2009), Louisiana Public Health Institute (board directors since 2005), National Association Health and Educational Facilities Finance Authorities (board directors since 2008, treasurer since 2008), St. Marys Residential Training School(board directors since 2009).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, computers.

Connections

Married Neil Ann Armstrong, August 21, 1982. Children: Elizabeth Joyce, Helen Frances, James William III.

father:
James William P.

mother:
Joyce Arlene (Lillibridge) P.

spouse:
Neil Ann Armstrong

children:
Elizabeth Joyce II

Helen Frances II

James William III