Notable Cases


elow are some noteworthy appeals that Attorney Parker has drafted on his own or with co-counsel. Every case is unique and these prior results do not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter.

Notable Cases
  • Marriage of Aronson and Aronson, No. 75734-2-I (September 4, 2018): Represented Wife On Appeal Of A Divorce Action. Court of Appeals Concluded Trial Court Erred In Failing To Ascertain Whether the Stock Options Were Granted to Compensate Appellant for Past, Present, Or Future Employment Services. Case Remanded To Trial Court To Recharacterize The Stock Options And To Award Appellant Attorney Fees.
  • People V. Murray, No. C084981, California Court Of Appeal, 3rd District, Sacramento (August 1, 2018): Murder Conviction And Sentence Conditionally Reversed And Remanded to The Juvenile Court For A Juvenile Transfer Hearing To Determine Appellant’s Suitability Within The Juvenile Justice System. If Appellant Is Found Fit For The Juvenile Court System, He Will Be Resentenced As A Juvenile Instead Of An Adult.
  • People V. Nuby, No. B269910, California Court Of Appeal, 2nd District, Division 3 (July 25, 2018):  Murder Conviction Remanded To Trial Court To Exercise Its Discretion, Newly Conferred By The Passage Of Senate Bill 620, To Strike Firearm Enhancement Which Was Previously Mandatory And Resentence Appellant.
  • City of Everett v. Smith, No. 17-1-02630-31, Snohomish County Superior Court On RALJ Appeal (July 3, 2018): Assault In The Fourth Degree (DV) Conviction Reversed Due To Prosecutorial Misconduct.
  • People v. Kellum, No. B268683, California Court Of Appeal, 2nd District, Division 4 (May 9, 2018):  Murder Conviction Remanded To Trial Court To Exercise Its Discretion, Newly Conferred By The Passage Of Senate Bill 620, To Strike Firearm Enhancements Which Were Previously Mandatory And Resentence Appellant.
  • State v. Ho, No. 77849-8-I, Washington Court Of Appeals, Division I (March 19, 2018):Personal Restraint Petition Transferred To Superior Court And Consolidated With A Criminal Rule 7.8 Motion. Court Granted Motion And Ordered That Petitioner, Originally Sentenced to 44 Years On Three Counts Of Assault In The First Degree And One Count Of First Degree Possession Of A Firearm, Be Resentenced In Light Of State v. O’Dell, 183 Wn.2d 680 (2015) And In Re Petition of Light-Roth, 200 Wn. App. 149, Review Granted, 189 Wn.2d 1030 (2017) Stating That A Defendant’s Youth May Justify A Downward Departure From The SRA So Long As There Is Evidence That Youth In Fact Diminished The Defendant’s Culpability.
  • People v. Robinson, No. BA274025, Los Angeles Superior Court (March 5, 2018): Petition for Writ Of Habeas Corpus Granted. Court Ordered That Petitioner Be Resentenced On All Five Felony Convictions. Pursuant To The Holding In People v. Rodriguez (2009) 47 Cal.4th 501, Petitioner Should Not Have Been Resentenced To Both Sentencing Enhancements Pursuant To Section 186.22 Subdivision (b)(1)(C) And Section 12022.5, Subdivision (a)(1), In Both Counts 2 and 3. Petitioner Resentenced On July 25, 2018.
  • State v. Longan,  No. C16-6053 BHS, United States District Court, Western District of Washington (November 2, 2017): Certificate Of Appealability Issued On Federal Petition For Writ Of Habeas Corpus, Permitting Appellant’s Case To Proceed To The Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals.
  • People v. Kellum, No. S244786, California Supreme Court (December 20, 2017): Petition For Review Granted. Murder Conviction Transferred To The Court of Appeal With Directions To Vacate Its Decision and Reconsider The Cause In Light of S.B. 620.
  • Snapir V. Breliant, No. CC-17-1002-STaL, United States Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Ninth Circuit (November 3, 2017): Court’s Award Of Prejudgment Interest Vacated Due To The Court Giving No Reason For Departing From the Federal Interest Rate.
  • People V. Murray, No. C069856, California Court of Appeal, 3rd District (April 14, 2017): Murder Conviction Judgment Of Sentence Reversed and Remanded to Trial Court Where Defendant Was Resentenced to 25 years to Life Instead of the Original Life in Prison Without Possibility of Parole Sentence Due to the Sentencing Court Not Originally Considering All Of The Factors Relevant To Juvenile Sentencing. Mr. Parker Handled the Resentencing Hearing on April 14, 2017.
  • City of Bellevue V. K.S., No. 16-1-05719-1 SEA (March 22, 2017): Assault in the Fourth Degree (DV) Conviction Reversed Due To Prosecutorial Misconduct.
  • Virabyan v. Muradyan et al, No. B265877, California Court of Appeal, 2nd District, Division 7 (December 15, 2016): Reversal of a Judgment Against the Client on a Civil Case Seeking Damages for Personal Injury with Directions to the Trial Court to Vacate the Order Granting the Motion for a Terminating Sanction Due to the Trial Court Abusing its Discretion.
  • State v. Howe, No. 66543-0-I (November 12, 2012): Felony drug possession with intent to manufacture or deliver overturned due to a warrantless search of the appellant’s vehicle.
  • State v. Lozano, No. 41177-6-II (March 27, 2012): Second degree rape conviction overturned due to the court improperly joining two rape cases.
  • State v. Rowe, No. 61424-0-I (October 26, 2009): A condition in the Judgment and Sentence required correction and the case was remanded for resentencing.
  • State v. Leverett, No. 57521-0-I. (November 13, 2006): Driving Under the Influence conviction overturned due to the jury’s receipt of the police report referencing the fact of a blood draw when the breath test had been suppressed. Mr. Parker assisted in drafting the brief as the law clerk to attorney Scott Robbins.

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