Sharmila R. Parkman
Sharmila R. Parkman practices in the areas of construction law and business/commercial litigation, as well as general corporate counseling for construction industry clients. Ms. Parkman has represented clients in all aspects of litigation, including as trial counsel. Her Practice includes representing clients in both public and private construction litigation involving issues such as mechanic's lien foreclosures, extra work claims, delay and disruption claims, contract defaults, surety obligations, defect claims, license disputes and in commercial litigation such as debt collection and defense. Ms Parkman also assists clients in estate planning, wills, trusts, durable powers of attorney and general asset protection.
Ms. Parkman is admitted to practice before all California state courts, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Central, Southern and Eastern Districts of California. Ms. Parkman received her juris doctor from California Western School of Law, from which she graduated in the top 20% of her class. At California Western School of Law, Ms. Parkman was the Managing Editor of the Law Review, and earned the Dean's Achievement Award in Legal Research and Estate Planning. Ms Parkman's scholarly article "The Illusory Rights of Marvin v. Marvin versus the Preferable Canadian Alternative - M v. H" was published in Volume 38 of the California Western Law Review. Other honors earned by Ms. Parkman include the Dean's Honor List, Honors Instructor: Legal Writing, the Dean's Merit Scholarship, and the Roy Bell Scholar Award. Ms. Parkman received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from San Diego State University, where she achieved recognition on the Dean's list in 1998 and 1999. Ms. Parkman has also been nominated as an Outstanding Young Attorney in San Diego County by the San Diego Daily Transcript.