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Mr. James W. Parkinson

Wrong James W. Parkinson?

Attorney

Phone: (760) ***-****  HQ Phone
Coachella Valley High School
82000 Airport Blvd.
Thermal, California 92274
United States

Company Description: thedesertsun.com -- Palm Springs and Coachella Valley news, sports, business, features, opinion, weather, forums and travel and entertainment guides
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Employment History

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Soldier Slaves
www.soldierslaves.com, 6 July 2010 [cached]
James Parkinson's Soldier Slaves: Abandoned by the White House, Courts and Congress
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To instill in students a desire to become lifelong learners through reading, James Parkinson, a Coachella Valley attorney, and Douglas P. Miller, an Associate Justice in the Fourth District Court of Appeal, Division Two, have developed a 75-minute presentation especially geared toward high school students.
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Mr. Parkinson is the co-author of the book Soldier Slaves: Abandoned by the White House, Courts and Congress, and Mr. Parkinson and Justice Miller use this book to illustrate history, politics, and the law, combined with the message that the key to a successful life is the ability to read and discern.
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As one student put it…'I learned that it really pays off to be smart!' I recommend Mr. Parkinson's program to any high school social studies teacher. - Beth Higginbotham - Jordan High School, Sandy, Utah
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Schools wishing to have a Literacy 21 presentation in their school should contact James W. Parkinson at 760-772-4550.
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Mr. Parkinson is fluent in Spanish and relates well with ESL students.
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The story is told in first person by James W. Parkinson, a personal injury attorney from Bermuda Dunes, California, and one of several dozen attorneys who befriended the veterans and embraced their cause.
Attorney at Law, James W. Parkinson
www.cglaw.com, 29 Nov 2003 [cached]
James W. Parkinson, (of Counsel
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James W. Parkinson
Attorney at Law, of counsel
JAMES W. PARKINSON, born New Orleans, Louisiana, October 29, 1949; admitted to bar, 1976, California, Education; Brigham Young University (B.A., magna cum laude, 1973; J.D., 1976), Phi Kappa Phi; Phi Alpha Delta; Blue Key, Member Desert (Member, Board of Trustees, 1990, 2000-2001) and Riverside County Bar Associations; The State Bar of California; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Member, Board of Governors, 1987-1989); Consumer Attorneys of California; Associate, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA); (Also Of Counsel to Casey, Gerry, Reed & Schenk, San Diego); LANGUAGES: Spanish.PRACTICE AREAS: Personal Injury.E-mail: james@parkinsonlaw.com
CAA Speakers - JAMES PARKINSON
www.caaspeakers.com, 8 Jan 2009 [cached]
James ParkinsonCAA Speakers - JAMES PARKINSON
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JAMES PARKINSON
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JAMES PARKINSON
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James W. Parkinson is a small town personal injury attorney who found himself in the center of major litigation of national and international importance as told in his book Soldier Slaves, Abandoned by the White House, Courts and Congress.Mr. Parkinson's clients included the survivors of the infamous Bataan Death March of 1942 and others who were used as slave labor for Japanese corporations - such as Mitsubishi, Mitsui and Nippon Steel - for 3 and l/2 years.Starved, beaten and brutally enslaved, the work these men did helped those companies become billion dollar multi national corporations.
Jim, along with his legal colleagues, fought the battle in the courts and the halls of Congress to obtain compensation for his clients who were used as slave labor.Mr. Parkinson invested six years of his time on a contingency fee without any guarantee of ever being paid.Unfortunately, the case was lost in the courts.When the men turned to Congress, the Bush Administration killed the legislation both times.The men received nothing.
The story is amazing and better told in person by Jim.Mr. Parkinson wrote his book, along with his co-author Lee Benson, in the hopes of attracting attention to the case so that the men will get their deserved recognition before they die.
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Jim has been speaking to Rotary Clubs, high school students and churches because he refuses to let these men be forgotten.To quote Jim, "as long as I have a voice to tell their story, I will".
So far, Jim has spoken to over 2,000 people with tremendous feedback.Students and adults alike love and are moved by his presentation.Currently, Jim is scheduled to speak in Indio, California, New Orleans, Louisiana, Harlem, New York and is working on a program with the Air Museum of Palm Springs.Mr. Parkinson speaks about the case emphasizing history, politics and law.
Literacy 21
www.youthtownhall.org, 6 Aug 2008 [cached]
To instill in students a desire to become lifelong learners through reading, James Parkinson, a Coachella Valley attorney, and Douglas P. Miller, an Associate Justice in the Fourth District Court of Appeal, Division Two, have developed a 75-minute presentation especially geared toward high school students.
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Mr. Parkinson is also the co-author of the book Soldier Slaves: Abandoned by the White House, Courts and Congress.
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As one student put it…'I learned that it really pays off to be smart!' I recommend Mr. Parkinson's program to any high school social studies teacher. - Beth Higginbotham - Jordan High School, Sandy, Utah
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Mr. Parkinson is fluent in Spanish and relates well with ESL students.
Soldier Slaves
www.soldierslaves.com, 6 July 2010 [cached]
James Parkinson's Soldier Slaves: Abandoned by the White House, Courts and Congress
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