January 05, 2018
Taylor Porter Partner John Parker, Jr. has been elected President of the Baton Rouge Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, committed to serving the needs of federal practitioners employed or residing in Baton Rouge area. Parker previously served in various positions on the chapter’s board including Treasurer and Vice President. He replaces outgoing chapter president Mark Barbre, an attorney with Long Law Firm.
The Baton Rouge Chapter of the Federal Bar Association covers the Middle District of Louisiana, which encompasses Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberia, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, St. James, St. Martin, St Mary, West Baton Rouge and West Feliciana parishes. The chapter consists of nearly 200 members from private practice, government agencies, local law schools and courts.
Practicing law since 2009, Parker is a Partner at Taylor Porter, focusing on insurance coverage and defense litigation, public utilities, personal injury and commercial litigation.
Parker earned his J.D. in 2009 from LSU Law Center, and he received dual undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Political Science from the University of Richmond, in 2006.