Elizabeth A. Parker

Ms. Parker's holistic approach to family law has developed over time through her experience in the field of family law, mediation, protection from abuse, and more.

Elizabeth A. Parker is an experienced family law attorney, certified mediator, and masters-level psychologist. She practices in all aspects of family law, including child custody divorce, complex support, property distribution, and has developed a great passion for victim's rights and protection from abuse matters. Ms. Parker has been named Pennsylvania's Top Ten in Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys. 

In addition to practicing law, Attorney Parker has been a speaker and author in the legal community. Notably, she was a guest speaker at the ABA Equal Justice Conference in Portland, Oregon, and lectured at the Pennsylvania Conference of State Trial Judges. She has authored several articles through the ACBA Lawyers Journal and co-authored the Eleventh and Twelfth Editions of the Pennsylvania Family Law Citator.

Ms. Parker serves on the Council of the Allegheny County Bar Association's Family Law Section, and serves as co-chair of its Programming Committee. In addition, she is a member of the ABCA Judiciary Committee and ACBA Bench Bar Committee. 

Attorney Parker serves on the Board of Directors of the Neighborhood Legal Services Association, a non-profit, public interest law firm that provides civil legal assistance to residents of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler and Lawrence Counties.

In addition to her commitment to legal services and the legal community, Ms. Parker also serves on the Board of Directors of the State YMCA of Pennsylvania. Through a mock-government program called “Youth and Government”, the State YMCA educates hundreds of high school students each year. Ms. Parker continues to lead educational workshops and provide guidance for the students in the judicial branch of this program.

Ms. Parker is admitted to the practice of law by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and the U.S. District Court of Western Pennsylvania. She received her Juris Doctor from the Duquesne University School of Law. She earned her baccalaureate, magna cum laude, from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and is a lifetime member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honors Fraternity. Recently, Ms. Parker received her Masters in Psychology from Carlow University, earning membership into Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology. 

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  • Five Star Avvo Review - "Top-Notch Attorney!"

    We have hired Liz for a family court issue involving child support and child custody. She has been nothing but top notch - in service, communication, negotiating and overall knowledge of the law in PA. We have and will continue to work with her, and would look no further when looking for a lawyer...
  • Five Star Avvo Review - "She will win your heart and mind, then win it for you"

    So we had an initial consultation, Elizabeth listened to my ordeal, carefully developed a good plan, she stuck to the truth, which is all I wanted. I faced all sorts of lies thrown about me, I was on the verge of losing my son to the shady ways of his mother, who wanted him to be her meal ticket....
  • Five Star Avvo Review - "Highly Recommendable Lawyer"

    I have been working with Elizabeth (Liz) for the past year on a very difficult divorce case. Even with the overwhelming amount of paperwork, motions and court appearances, Liz remains focused on the case in great detail. Liz is very personable and gives the feeling of not just being a “case numbe...

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