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November 25, 2019
VETERAN TRIAL ATTORNEY WILL BRING EXPERIENCE TO LA COURTS
Veteran trial attorney and mediator Tom Parsekian announces run for Los Angeles County Superior Court seat #150
Los Angeles, CA – Announcing his run for Los Angeles County Superior Court seat #150 among a group of enthusiastic supporters, Tom Parsekian talked about his inspiration, “I watched my father serve as a Judge when I was young. He taught me not only the value of public service, but its importance to every aspect of our society.” Parsekian continued, “my father was a highly decorated World War II combat veteran, respected trial attorney, judge, and state senator in New Jersey. He told me to ‘always find time in your life for public service,’ and that is what I plan to do.”
On November 25, Parsekian filed to run for seat #150 of the Los Angeles Superior Court. He has already earned the outstanding endorsements of California State Treasurer Fiona Ma, L.A. City Councilmembers Paul Koretz and Paul Krekorian, Presiding Judge of Los Angeles County Superior Court Kevin C. Brazile, Assistant Supervising Judge of the Los Angeles County Superior Court Ruth Ann Kwan, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge of the Criminal Justice District Mark V. Mooney, Los Angeles Superior Court Judges Maria Lucy Armendariz and Jon Takasugi, South Pasadena Mayor Marina Khubesrian, Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris, among others.
Parsekian added, “I can think of no better way to serve my community than as a judge guaranteeing integrity and fairness in our court system. Everyone deserves justice no matter their background or circumstance.”
After months of building the campaign structure, Parsekian is well underway to meeting his campaign’s fundraising goal with the help of Christina Kegeyan-Pappas and her staff. The rest of the experienced campaign team, which includes veteran judicial campaign consultants David Gould and Carlos Leon, is actively working on voter outreach.
A graduate of Rutgers University School of Law-Newark with an undergraduate degree from Columbia University in New York, along with undergraduate studies at both Harvard University and Oxford University, England, Parsekian has had the privilege of successfully arguing cases on behalf of his clients before the United States District Courts, California state and U.S. Courts of Appeal, and is a member of the bar of the United States Supreme Court.
Specializing in Complex Litigation, Parsekian has been instrumental in defending his clients in order to protect their rights as business and home owners. Complex Litigation cases, which typically involve multiple parties and complex issues, require the facility to bring disparate interests together to find common ground and ultimately resolution. Parsekian has been extraordinarily successful in reaching favorable results for his clients through both bench and jury trials.
CA STATE TREASURER FIONA MA PROUDLY ENDORSES
TOM PARSEKIAN FOR LA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE
LOS ANGELES (8/12/19) – Today, California State Treasurer Fiona Ma announced her endorsement of Tom Parsekian for Los Angeles County Superior Court judge in the upcoming California primary held in March 3, 2020.
“It’s with great pleasure that I am heartily endorsing Tom Parsekian for LA County Superior Court judge,” said Ma. “Tom brings the experience and integrity our Superior Courts require in a judge, along with the fairness and respect everyone deserves from our justice system.”
For nearly 30 years Tom has had the pleasure to serve as a litigation and trial lawyer in the Superior Court. It’s through this experience that he has witnessed firsthand the vital role the Court plays in upholding the integrity of our judicial system as well as its lasting effects on the lives of those entering the trial court.
“I’m honored to have the support of California State Treasurer Fiona Ma. She understands the importance of ensuring that our justice system is comprised of judges that make decisions without fear or favor; without bias, without prejudice, without preconceived notions or influences; but solely dedicated to the fair administration of justice. I pledge to uphold that expectation when elected to serve as a judge in the Los Angeles County Superior Court,” said Parsekian.
A graduate of Rutgers University School of Law-Newark with an undergraduate degree from Columbia University in New York, along with undergraduate studies at both Harvard University and Oxford University, England, Tom specializes in Complex Litigation and has had the privilege of successfully arguing cases on behalf of his clients before the United States District Courts, California state and U.S. Courts of Appeal, and is a member of the bar of the United States Supreme Court.
Tom’s exposure to public service started with his father who was a highly decorated World War II combat veteran, respected trial attorney, judge, and state senator in New Jersey. Tom’s father told his children to “always find time in your life for public service.” Along with his sisters, Tom watched his parents exemplify honesty, integrity, and respect for all, no matter their background or circumstance.