Parkman, Adams & White, LLC & The Cochran Firm
1929 3rd Ave. N.
Suite 700 Birmingham, AL 35203
EDUCATION University of Alabama, B.S. Degree 1974 in Business Administration Cumberland Law School, J.D. 1979 (Cum Laude)
PROFESSIONAL National Dean's List 1978-1979 International Academy of Trial Lawyers-Distinguished Achievement Award- 1978-1979 Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity 1977 Admitted to the United States District Court for the Middle District 1979 Admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit 1982 Admitted to the United States District Court for the Southern District 1985 Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers since 1987 Member of the Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association since 1994 Member of the Masters of the Bench 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 Who's Who in Executives and Professionals-1979, 1995, 1997, and 1999
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS USA v. Scrushy- one of the nation's largest corporate fraud cases USA v. Scallio, a drug kingpin case in Baltimore, Maryland which was characterized as the biggest drug dealer on the East Coast. USA v. Maddox, Time magazine called this the fifth largest drug case in the United States at that time. USA v. Dr. Fred Williams, one of North Florida's largest doctor fraud criminal cases. Odom, et al v. Sheriff of Houston County, Alabama numerous other state and felony cases
CIVIC ACTIVITIES Dothan Rotary Club -member Dothan Boy's Club -Board of Director American Heart Association- member South Alabama Cripple Children's Clinic- Treasurer- Bard of Director
QUOTES "One Hell of an attorney" Neil Cavuto, Fox News "The Greatest Lawyer on the planet" Neil Cavuto, Fox News "[A] jurors' lawyer that can win big trials" www.scrushy-report.com "Some say they did the impossible!" - The Jere Beasley Report, August, 2005 "The defense lawyers in the Scrushy case clearly took the government's lawyers to the woodshed!" The Jere Beasley Report, August, 2005 "[the Scrushy case] was also a mismatch of legal talent." The Jere Beasley Report, August, 2005 "Against the odds, Scrushy walks out of court a free man." Greg Farrell, USA Today "Jurors, Spectators glued to Parkman's closing" Lance Griffin, Dothan Eagle "Parkman's bold tactics, jury skills take center stage." Russ Hubbard, Birmingham, AL "Dothan lawyers gets last laugh in Scrushy case" Lance Griffin, Dothan Eagle